[Humanist] 29.421 the strongest attack
Humanist Discussion Group
willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Mon Oct 26 07:43:41 CET 2015
Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 29, No. 421.
Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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Date: Sun, 25 Oct 2015 11:03:01 +0100
From: Jan Christoph Meister <jan.c.meister at gmail.com>
Subject: Re: 29.420 the strongest attack? - Hilbert for DH
In-Reply-To: <20151025082555.ACA146B3A at digitalhumanities.org>
why not scale this a bit: formulate a Hilbert-like set of seemingly
unsolvalble problems? We could compile this in the good old 18th century
academy fashion by issuing a challenge and offering a prize.
Am 25/10/2015 um 09:25 schrieb Humanist Discussion Group:
> Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 29, No. 420.
> Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
> Submit to: humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org
> Date: Sun, 25 Oct 2015 08:10:37 +0000
> From: Willard McCarty <willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk>
> Subject: the strongest attack?
> I would be very grateful for recommendations of what members of Humanist
> regard as the strongest, most persuasive, closely reasoned attack on the
> use of computational methods for the analysis and/or classification of
> literature in English. This, as I expect you know, is no straw-man.
> Most useful to me would be something not so focused on a single piece of
> scholarship or single author that it might seem to have problematic
> relevance to others. The attack would be best for my purposes if it has
> not been adequately answered and so continues to be provocative.
> Many thanks.
Prof. Dr. Jan Christoph Meister
Institut für Germanistik
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