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What is Humanities Computing and What is Not?

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Title: What is Humanities Computing and What is Not?
Author(s): Unsworth, John
Subject(s): Humanities computing Knowledge representation
Abstract: Humanities computing is a practice of representation, a form of modeling or, as Wallace Stevens has it, mimicry. It is also (as Davis and his co-authors put it) a way of reasoning and a set of ontological commitments, and its representational practice is shaped by the need for efficient computation on the one hand, and for human communication on the other.
Issue Date: 2002
Publisher: Paderborn
Citation Info: Jahrbuch für Computerphilologie 4
Series/Report: Jahrbuch für Computerphilologie 4
Genre: ArticleEssay
Type: Text
Language: English
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2142/157
Publication Status: published or submitted for publication
Peer Reviewed: is peer reviewed
Rights Information: Copyright owned by John Unsworth
Date Available in IDEALS: 2006-12-07
 

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