Social sciences

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CEDAR

Posted by Albert MeroƱo-P... on August 14, 2014

CEDAR seeks to answer fundamental questions about social history in the Netherlands and the world in automatic, web-scalable and reproducible ways. More concretely, the aim of CEDAR is to publish the Dutch historical censuses (1795-1971) in the Semantic Web, using this dataset as a starting point to build a semantic data-web of socio-historical information. With such a web we will be able to more easily answer questions such as:

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Neatline

Posted by Ronda Grizzle on August 13, 2014

Neatline is a geotemporal exhibit-builder that allows you to create beautiful, complex maps, image annotations, and narrative sequences from Omeka collections of archives and artifacts, and to connect your maps and narratives with timelines that are more-than-usually sensitive to ambiguity and nuance. Neatline lets you make hand-crafted, interactive stories as interpretive expressions of a single document or a whole archival or cultural heritage collection.

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The Entity Mapper

Posted by Anne Luther on May 28, 2014

In recent years data visualization is increasingly used to represent complex information and is mostly embedded in quantitative investigations. The research project presents a visualization tool, The Entity Mapper which is the first example to bridge the gap between the quantitative and qualitative field development in regards to data visualization and data representation. The Entity Mapper allows an instant visualization of complex and coded qualitative data.

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