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Course Detail

Degree
Master
Standard Academic Year
1・2
Course delivery methods
Online (Synchronous)
Subject
Biological sciences, Computer Science, Mass communications & documentation
Program
School
Degree Programs in Comprehensive Human Sciences
Department
Master's Program in Informatics
Campus
Tsukuba Campus
Classroom
Course Offering Year
2022-2023
Course Offering Month
October - December
Weekday and Period
Thu1,2
Capacity
Credits
2.0
Language
English
Course Number
0ATW137

Digital Humanities University of Tsukuba

Course Overview

Digital Humanities is aimed at obtaining knowledge that could not be obtained by traditional methods by applying digital technology to human literary materials. The course provides lectures on text encoding for the resources of the text, iconography analysis to consider the culture and society of the time created from a drawing, and document analysis to apply natural language processing techniques to historical documents. The course explains a method of mapping descriptions of old maps and old documents to geographic information systems. The course introduces the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) which is the standard for easily distributing image files.

Learning Achievement

Online (simultaneous interactive) classes using Zoom.

(1) The world of Digital Humanities
(2) Technologies for Digital Humanities
(3) Text Encoding
(4) Frameworks for image sharing
(5) Linguistic analysis and data structure design for multilingual materials
(6) Interface construction for data linkage of multilingual materials
(7) Digital Archives
(8) Resource sharing projects
(9) Construction of Digital Libraries
(10) Possibility of Digital Humanities

Competence

Semantic research ability, System expertise, Resource expertise

Course prerequisites

Grading Philosophy

A final report (100%) will be required. Students will be graded on a scale of A+ to D, with C or better being a passing grade.

Course schedule

Course type

Lectures

Online Course Requirement

Instructor

Waki Toshihito,Uda Norihiko

Other information

Classes are offered in English in even-years and in Japanese in odd-years, respectively; Special subjects for information interaction
Identical to 01MBC02 and 01MBC03.
Online(Synchronous) Submission of assignments and confirmation of attendance will be done through manaba.

Site for Inquiry

Please inquire about the courses at the address below.

Contact person: Toshihito Waki,Norihiko Uda

Email address: waki.toshihito.fn@u.tsukuba.ac.jp,uda@slis.tsukuba.ac.jp


Link to the syllabus provided by the university