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Text Mining for Historians Programme

Tuesday 17 July 2007

12.00 Arrival and Lunch
13.00 Introduction: Ian Anderson (University of Glasgow)
13.15 Presentations
Paul Rayson (University of Lancaster) on Corpus Annotation;
Clare Llewellyn and Rob Sanderson (University of Liverpool) from the National Centre for Text Mining (NaCTeM);
14.45 Coffee break
15.15 Presentations
Mark Greengrass (University of Sheffield) on the Armadillo project and Historical Data Mining;
Christian Kay (University of Glasgow) on the Historical Thesaurus of English.
16.45 Discussion: The State of the Art
17.15 Close

Wednesday 18 July 2007

9.00 Practical sessions 1
Text Mining Tools: Wmatrix (Paul Rayson and Dawn Archer)
11.00 Coffee break
11.30 Text Mining Tools: Wmatrix
12.30 Lunch
13.30 Practical sessions 2
Text Mining Tools: VARD (Paul Rayson and Dawn Archer)
15.00 Discussion: Text Mining in Historical Research: opportunities and drawbacks
16.00 End