iSchool presents research at Digital Humanities 2022

iSchool faculty, staff, and students presented their research at Digital Humanities 2022, the annual conference of the International Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations. The theme of this year's conference, which was held online on July 25-29, was "Responding to Asian Diversity."

Presentations and posters included:

  • "A Study on the Accuracy of OCR-based and NLP-based detection of Japanese Text in the HathiTrust Extracted Features v2.0 Dataset"
    Presenters included Genna Hilbing (MS/LIS '22), Informatics doctoral candidate Ming Jiang, PhD student Yuerong Hu, Professor J. Stephen Downie, and Glen Layne-Worthey, associate director for research support services at the HathiTrust Research Center
     
  • "Centering the Marginalized: Scholar-Curated Worksets from the HathiTrust Digital Library"
    Presenters included Layne-Worthey, Downie and Ryan Dubnicek, digital humanities specialist
     
  • "Mining the Native American Authored Works in HathiTrust for Insights"    
    Presenters included Dubnicek
     
  • "Structural Balance in the Historical Political Networks of China"
    Presenters included PhD student Wenyi Shang
     
  • "Genre Classification in English Poetry with Lexical and Prosodic Features"
    Presenters included Professor Ted Underwood and Shang
     
  • "Uncovering the Black Fantastic: Piloting Text Similarity Methods for Finding 'Lost' Genre Fiction in HathiTrust" (Poster)
    Presenters included PhD student Nikolaus Nova Parulian, Dubnicek, Layne-Worthey, and Downie
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