Associate Professor, NYU Abu Dhabi

Mapping for the Digital Humanities DHIB 2017

Mapping for the Digital Humanities Digital Humanities Institute – Beirut in March 2017 (5 hours). @DJWrisley Description: This is a five-hour course that introduces basic elements of modeling spatial data for the humanities, data creation with gazetteers and making simple interactive maps with a symbology appropriate to the data. Outcomes:  Participants who complete this workshop […]

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NYU Abu Dhabi Digital Humanities Meetups 2016-17

What is the Digital Humanities Meet Up?   It is an informal get together for anyone interested in, or just curious about, the digital humanities.  It is co-sponsored by the NYU Abu Dhabi Center for Digital Scholarship and the Division of the Arts and Humanities.   When will it meet?   It will meet during the […]

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IAUPE 2016, Caxton and Computational Stylistics

“Caxton and Computational Stylistics: Exploring Modes of Authorship in Early English Printed Texts” IAUPE 2016, London David Joseph Wrisley  @DJWrisley American University of Beirut/New York University Abu Dhabi Figure: Rolling classify with 100 MFWs and Delta in Malory using the Chesse/Recuyell reference set (using the Stylo package for R)

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On Translating Voyant Tools into Arabic

@DJWrisley and @NajlaJarkas1 Department of English American University of Beirut Voyant Tools is a “web-based reading and analysis environment for digital texts.”  The developers of Voyant, Stéfan Sinclair and Geoffrey Rockwell, reached out to the international digital humanities community this summer to ask for volunteers to translate it into languages other than English.  My colleague […]

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MAA 2016 Toponymic Strata in a Large Corpus of Medieval French

David Joseph Wrisley @DJWrisley “Place in Corpora” panel Medieval Academy of America Boston, 26 February 2016 Computational models are “however finely perfected, they are temporary states in a process of coming to know, rather than fixed structures of knowledge.” (McCarty, 26)                   Visualization 1:  Peripleo.  A geographic […]

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