By Ivan Kisjes R is a free, open source, flexible and data analysis package. It has powerful visualisation tools and is very versatile and customizable. You can use R for serious analysis of any data set, and because the way you work in R is programmatic, your results areREAD MORE

An animated and layered map showing some changes through time is a powerful tool when it comes to visualisation. It´s a great way of visualising the interaction of the actors in the creative industry for a given period of time. Let´s take as example thisREAD MORE

By Mascha van Nieuwkerk Within my CREATE project on Felix Meritis Programmes, research questions and the development of tools and data collections are in constant interaction. For a collection of cultural musicological essays on authenticity, developed in the UvA Master course Cultural Musicology, I investigatedREAD MORE

Call for organized session(s) on “Historical Network Research”at Sunbelt XXXV in Brighton UK, 23 June 2015 – 28 June 2015 Social Network Analysis (SNA) is making its way in historical research. Over the last decades a substantial number of studies has shown that both theories andREAD MORE

What? Performing Arts Data Part II: Cinema & Theatre. How to improve functionality of datasets and interfaces for research on the performing arts? When? Tuesday April 7, 3-5 PM Where? Oudemanhuispoort A0.08 Who?  Cinema: Kathleen Lotze (UU & UvA), Julia Noordegraaf (UvA), Thunnis van Oort (Universiteit Antwerpen); Theatre:READ MORE

Symposium: Digitale historische kranten als ‘big data’ Methoden en technieken van wetenschappers Dinsdag 24 maart 2015 organiseert de Koninklijke Bibliotheek (KB) een symposium over het gebruik van gedigitaliseerde kranten in Digital Humanities, geesteswetenschappelijk onderzoek met een computationele insteek. Verschillende onderzoekers presenteren hun tools en projecten. Digital Humanities DeREAD MORE