Finding (a) Place in Time

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Finding (a) Place in Time

  1. 1. Finding a Place in Time: Historians and Geoinformatics Making connections across space and time ! ! ! Shawn Day Digital Humanities Programme University College Cork
  2. 2. A Short Pitch ‣ Happy Open Data Day! 22 Feb 2014 ! ‣ Tomorrow - Open Data and Education @ UCC ‣ ‣ 6:30 23 January WGB 1.07 - All are Welcome opendata.ie
  3. 3. A Bit of Background
  4. 4. Interesting Projects ‣ ‣ ‣ ‣ ‣ ‣ Co-ordinate Canadian Network for Economic History 1891 Canadian Census Digitisation 1871 Scottish/Canadian Census Linkage Text Analysis Portal for Research (TAPoR) Network for Canadian History and the Environment Digital Humanities Observatory (RIA)
  5. 5. Modelling a Canadian Victorian Community ‣ to investigate ways in which demographic data can be represented spatially within a historical virtual research environment ! ‣ ‣ The Geography of Vice Mapping Respectability and Networks of Credit ! ‣ North Atlantic Cultural Transfer
  6. 6. Raw Materials ‣ ‣ ‣ ‣ ‣ ‣ Manuscript Census data Tax Rolls Court Records Probate Records Mortgage Records Business Directories
  7. 7. Spatial Visualisation as a Data Portal
  8. 8. Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
  9. 9. Asylums in Victorian Ontario
  10. 10. Josh Macfadyen and the Cdn Flax Trade Check out: http:http://www.uoguelph.ca/ruralhistory/resources/GIScaseStudy.html
  11. 11. To What End for the Historian?
  12. 12. Digital Derry
  13. 13. Key Issues for Spatial Humanists (Historians) ‣ ‣ ‣ ‣ ‣ Ambiguguity - disambiguation of place names Fluidity - Deliberate - shifting boundaries Fuzziness - What level of precision - what level of granularity? Time in General - How do time and space intersect? Relationships - See above
  14. 14. Shifting Boundaries - Politico Economic
  15. 15. Georectification and
 David Rumsey Collection
  16. 16. NeDiMAH Space and Time ICT Methods • GIS • statistical distribution metrics • dynamic webmapping • geo-referencing • network analysis • mobile computing • augmented reality • semantic annotation of places, periods and events A map visualising the use of digital research across Europe;
 - An ontology of digital research methods;
 - A collaborative, interactive online forum for the European community
 of practitioners active in this area.
  17. 17. Napoleonic Timeline
  18. 18. Europeana 4D
  19. 19. Neatline
  20. 20. Narrative
  21. 21. Neatline Curated Space and Time
  22. 22. What’s Missing ‣ ‣ Deep Analytical Tools for a Historical Context The Spatial - Temporal Connection
  23. 23. Place in Space over Time
  24. 24. Changing Ship Traffic
  25. 25. Geovisualisation
  26. 26. Thank You shawn.day@ucc.ie @iridium

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