Venturing into Computational Humanities: New Field Seeks to Bring Advanced Computing to Humanities, Social Science Research. (Tech Talk)
Roach, Ronald, Black Issues in Higher Education
It's natural to expect that a significant degree of contemporary scientific discoveries stem from the application of high-performance computing and supercomputers to complex problems. Given that high-performance computing has exclusively been serving science for some time, a California-based researcher and administrator is looking to change all that by bringing advanced computing power to the aid of humanities and social science research.
Dr. Kevin Franklin, the assistant director of the University of California Humanities Research Institute (UCHRI), promotes the term "computational humanities" as a way of describing his work, which is developing the infrastructure so that …
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Publication information: Article title: Venturing into Computational Humanities: New Field Seeks to Bring Advanced Computing to Humanities, Social Science Research. (Tech Talk). Contributors: Roach, Ronald - Author. Magazine title: Black Issues in Higher Education. Volume: 20. Issue: 1 Publication date: February 27, 2003. Page number: 40. © 1999 Cox, Matthews & Associates. COPYRIGHT 2003 Gale Group.
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