Big Data for Dead People.
Tim Hitchcock
University of Hertfordshire
www.oldbaileyonline.org
www.londonlives.org
www.connectedhistories.org
Locating London’s Past
Curated Digital Resources
API
Commercial and
Paywall Resources
Tools and Visualisations
Research Spaces
Publishing Spaces
...
Distribution of trial lengths in words for ‘killing’ displayed in red; all other trials in grey.
‘Killing’ includes all tr...
Distribution of trial lengths in words for ‘killing’ displayed in red; all other trials in grey. ‘Killing’
includes all tr...
An extract of the buffered and trimmed polygons –
Locating London’s Past. www.locatinglondon.org
‘horse’, ‘mare’ and ‘gelding’ from the Old Bailey, mapped by ‘street’.
The geographical distribution of colours
in the Old Bailey – In small blocks
Katy Börner, Plug-and-Play Macroscopes
Communications of the ACM, Vol. 54 No. 3, Pages 60-69
10.1145/1897852.1897871
Some of the web sites illustrated along the way:
Discontents (Tim Sherratt’s blog): http://discontents.com.au/
Datamining ...
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  1. 1. Big Data for Dead People. Tim Hitchcock University of Hertfordshire
  2. 2. www.oldbaileyonline.org
  3. 3. www.londonlives.org
  4. 4. www.connectedhistories.org
  5. 5. Locating London’s Past
  6. 6. Curated Digital Resources API Commercial and Paywall Resources Tools and Visualisations Research Spaces Publishing Spaces Up-to-date GUIs Connected Histories Indexes API API API Independent APIs V&A, Tate, BM Data re-used, new-used and linked
  7. 7. Distribution of trial lengths in words for ‘killing’ displayed in red; all other trials in grey. ‘Killing’ includes all trials tagged as including the offences of, ‘Infanticide’, ‘murder’, ‘petty treason’, ‘manslaughter’, and ‘killing: other’, by the Old Bailey online.
  8. 8. Distribution of trial lengths in words for ‘killing’ displayed in red; all other trials in grey. ‘Killing’ includes all trials tagged as including the offences of, ‘Infanticide’, ‘murder’, ‘petty treason’, ‘manslaughter’, and ‘killing: other’, by the Old Bailey online.
  9. 9. An extract of the buffered and trimmed polygons – Locating London’s Past. www.locatinglondon.org
  10. 10. ‘horse’, ‘mare’ and ‘gelding’ from the Old Bailey, mapped by ‘street’.
  11. 11. The geographical distribution of colours in the Old Bailey – In small blocks
  12. 12. Katy Börner, Plug-and-Play Macroscopes Communications of the ACM, Vol. 54 No. 3, Pages 60-69 10.1145/1897852.1897871
  13. 13. Some of the web sites illustrated along the way: Discontents (Tim Sherratt’s blog): http://discontents.com.au/ Datamining with Criminal Intent: http://criminalintent.org/ Locating London’s Past: http://www.locatinglondon.org/ Old Bailey Online: http://www.oldbaileyonline.org London Lives: http://www.londonlives.org/ Connected Histories: http://www.connectedhistories.org

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