Prosopography in the digital era? Experiments in managing data from a Historical and Biographical dictionary

lightning talk
  1. 1. Jean S. e Spritzer

    Fundação Getulio Vargas

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When we refer to a large data amount, even if the sources are reliable, techniques of data mining and structuring still presenting as a challenge. Within this agenda, this presentation explores the uses of digital methodologies - specifically, text mining - in a historical dictionary composed of almost 8 thousand entries related to Brazilian Politics and from which we propose to compile a prosopographic database.

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Conference Info

In review

ADHO - 2020
"carrefours / intersections"

Hosted at Carleton University, Université d'Ottawa (University of Ottawa)

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

July 20, 2020 - July 25, 2020

475 works by 1078 authors indexed

Conference cancelled due to coronavirus. Online conference held at Data for this conference were initially prepared and cleaned by May Ning.

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Series: ADHO (15)

Organizers: ADHO