Digital Humanities University of Tsukuba
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society of the time created from a drawing, and document analysis to apply natural language processing techniques to historical documents.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.
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
Semantic research ability, System expertise, Resource expertise
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.
Online Course Requirement
Waki Toshihito,Uda Norihiko
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: email@example.com,firstname.lastname@example.org
Link to the syllabus provided by the university