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This Companion offers an intensive, concise assessment of the rising box of humanities computing.

  • Contains 37 unique articles written by way of leaders within the box.
  • Addresses the significant issues shared by means of these attracted to the topic.
  • Major sections specialise in the event of specific disciplines in using computational the right way to learn difficulties; the fundamental rules of humanities computing; particular functions and strategies; and construction, dissemination and archiving.
  • Accompanied through an internet site that includes supplementary fabrics, regular readings within the box and essays to be incorporated in destiny versions of the better half.

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For humanities computing this began to happen by the later 1990s although it is perhaps interesting to note that very few of these include the words ‘‘Humanities Computing’’ in the program title. King’s College London offers a BA Minor in Applied Computing with a number of humanities disciplines, and its new MA, based in the Centre for Humanities Computing, is also called MA in Applied Computing. McMaster University in Canada offers a BA in Multimedia. The MA that the University of Virginia is soon to start is called Digital Humanities and is under the auspices of the Media Studies Program.

At least two hardware devices were invented in the 1970s for assisting searching. One was implemented in David Packard’s Ibycus computer, which was built to work with the TLG and some other classics material (Lancashire 1991: 204–5). The other was the Content Addressing File Store (CAFS), which worked on the British ICL computers (Burnard 1987a). The idea of transferring processing into the hardware was very attractive to humanities researchers who had to deal with large amounts of material, but it did not catch on in a big way, possibly because it was overtaken by advances in the speed of conventional hardware.

Literary Data Processing Conference Proceedings. White Plains, NY: IBM. Bornstein, G. and T. Tinkle (1998). The Iconic Page in Manuscript, Print, and Digital Culture. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press. , S. Fisher, P. Clements, K. Binhammer, T. Butler, K. Carter, I. Grundy, and S. Hockey (1997). SGML and the Orlando Project: Descriptive Markup for an Electronic History of Women’s Writing. Computers and the Humanities 31: 271–84. Brunner, T. F. (1993). Classics and the Computer: The History of a Relationship.

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