Connecting the PiecesAn Analysis of Big HistoryStephanie PoppeHuman Computer Interaction Design Masters CandidateSchool of...
BIG DATA & BIG HISTORYMassive amounts of information to extract patternsfrom sound familiar?Data Analysis applied to Big H...
METHODSCompile a collection of digital BH texts and performText AnalysisCitation Network AnalysisTopical AnalysisTemporal ...
EXAMPLESliced David Christians Maps of Time 1st ed.Keyword FrequencyPeople, Place, & Organization ExtractionSentiment Anal...
IntroChapter 1
Chapter 2Chapter 3
Chapter 5
MORE FINDINGS84 countries mentionedSentiment Analysis produced results pointing tomoments of great conflictand moments of p...
NEXT STEPSGather textsResearch previous workSeek out additional tools andmethods for analysis & visualizationCreate MapsGa...
THANK YOUQUESTIONS?
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Presented at the First Student's Big History Research Conference in Amsterdam, June 15, 2013.

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Connecting the Pieces: A Big History Text Analysis

  1. 1. Connecting the PiecesAn Analysis of Big HistoryStephanie PoppeHuman Computer Interaction Design Masters CandidateSchool of Informatics & ComputingIndiana University Bloomington
  2. 2. BIG DATA & BIG HISTORYMassive amounts of information to extract patternsfrom sound familiar?Data Analysis applied to Big History can help discover:Current and past trends amongst researchersImportant concepts, people & placesHow all the texts connect and compareUncover under-researched areas and other topics of interest
  3. 3. METHODSCompile a collection of digital BH texts and performText AnalysisCitation Network AnalysisTopical AnalysisTemporal Analysis(Sentiment Analysis)Using tools like PolyAnalyst, Sci2, Voyent, Wordle,Excel, & Illustrator
  4. 4. EXAMPLESliced David Christians Maps of Time 1st ed.Keyword FrequencyPeople, Place, & Organization ExtractionSentiment Analysis
  5. 5. IntroChapter 1
  6. 6. Chapter 2Chapter 3
  7. 7. Chapter 5
  8. 8. MORE FINDINGS84 countries mentionedSentiment Analysis produced results pointing tomoments of great conflictand moments of progressHuman is the most highly referenced keyword at 1100 times
  9. 9. NEXT STEPSGather textsResearch previous workSeek out additional tools andmethods for analysis & visualizationCreate MapsGain FeedbackCreate online resource
  10. 10. THANK YOUQUESTIONS?

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