Author Archives: DR2 Turin Group

New DR2 member

We warmly welcome Pietro Lana, master student at the philosophy department here in Turin, as a new member of the DR2 group. Check him and other DR2 affiliates in our People section.

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Considerations about corpus-dependency of topic modelling with Mallet

By Sara Garzone and Nicola Ruschena In the context of text mining, topic modelling analyses co-occurrence patterns among textual data, in order to isolate clusters from the set of expressions occurring in a corpus. Topic modelling aims at extracting topics … Continue reading

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Three-day on-line conference, Nov. 23-24-25, 2020

We are pleased to give notice of the next three-day conference organised by the Digital Humanities department at the University of Basel: “Digital Practices. Reading, writing and evaluation on the web”. The conference will take place online, November 23–25, 2020.  … Continue reading

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DR2@STOREP: quantitative history of ideas between philosophy and economics

We are proud to announce that several DR2 members will be present at the 17th Annual Conference of STOREP (Associazione Italiana per la Storia dell’Economia Politica || Italian Association for the History of Economic Thought). This is now a well-established … Continue reading

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New DR2 Paper is out on Synthese

We are pleased to announce that a new paper by DR2 co-founders Guido Bonino and Paolo Tripodi, together with another DR2 affiliate member, Paolo Maffezioli, has been published on Synthese: “Logic in analytic philosophy: a quantitative analysis”.  Abstract: Using quantitative … Continue reading

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Joint Paper by three DR2 Members

We are pleased to announce and to share the publication of this joint paper, written by three DR2 members: “Reclutamento accademico: come tutelare il pluralismo epistemico? Un modello di simulazione ad agenti”, Carlo Debernardi, Eleonora Priori e Marco Viola, Sistemi … Continue reading

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Interesting tutorials @Programming Historian

Following the posts of the past few weeks, today we present an interesting website – and peer-reviewed journal – on the same wake. That is Programming Historian, a useful, multilingual and open access collection of tutorials about computational tecniques for … Continue reading

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Science mapping – an in depth review

A new entry of the Encyclopedia of Knowledge Organization (IEKO) has been published. This contribution – by Eugenio Petrovich – is an in depth review of Science Mapping. It is also a must-read for anyone who wants to approach the … Continue reading

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Building a flow map from scrap

By Emiliano Tolusso Maps are a pleasant and handy way of visualizing spatial data. Choropleths especially are widely employed in the visual description of spatial phenomena. However, as much as traditional maps are a popular solution, they suffer from a … Continue reading

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Practices and Malpractices. What the Analysis of Retractions can Tell us about the Research Ethos of the Humanities

By Eugenio Petrovich In the last decades, the number of retractions of scientific articles has significantly grown in all disciplines (Steen et al., 2013). Even prestigious journals such as Science are not immune to such growth (Wray & Andersen, 2018). … Continue reading

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