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dc.contributor.authorMurrieta-Flores, Patricia*
dc.contributor.authorGregory, Ian*
dc.contributor.authorDonaldson, Christopher*
dc.contributor.authorRayson, Paul*
dc.date.accessioned2017-01-18T09:50:22Z
dc.date.available2017-01-18T09:50:22Z
dc.date.issued2015-03
dc.identifier.citationGregory, I., Donaldson, C., Murrieta-Flores, P. & Rayson, P. (Eds.). (2015). Spatial Humanities: Present and Future. Special Issue. International Journal of Humanities and Arts Computing. 9(1).en
dc.identifier.issn1753-8548
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10034/620315
dc.description.abstractThe spatial humanities constitute a rapidly developing research field that has the potential to create a step-change in the ways in which the humanities deal with geography and geographical information. As yet, however, research in the spatial humanities is only just beginning to deliver the applied contributions to knowledge that will prove its significance. Demonstrating the potential of innovations in technical fields is, almost always, a lengthy process, as it takes time to create the required datasets and to design and implement appropriate techniques for engaging with the information those datasets contain. Beyond this, there is the need to define appropriate research questions and to set parameters for interpreting findings, both of which can involve prolonged discussion and debate. The spatial humanities are still in early phases of this process. Accordingly, the purpose of this special issue is to showcase a set of exemplary studies and research projects that not only demonstrate the field's potential to contribute to knowledge across a range of humanities disciplines, but also to suggest pathways for future research.
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherEdinburgh University Pressen
dc.relation.urlhttp://www.euppublishing.com/toc/ijhac/9/1en
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/*
dc.subjectSpatial Humanitiesen
dc.subjectDigital Humanitiesen
dc.subjectGeoparsingen
dc.subjectGISen
dc.subjectCorpus Linguisticsen
dc.subjectHistoryen
dc.subjectArchaeologyen
dc.subjectLiteratureen
dc.titleSpatial Humanities: Present and Future. Special Issue.en
dc.typeArticleen
dc.identifier.eissn1755-1706
dc.contributor.departmentUniversity of Chester; Lancaster Universityen
dc.identifier.journalInternational Journal of Humanities and Arts Computingen
dc.date.accepted2015-03-01
or.grant.openaccessYesen
rioxxterms.funderEuropean Research Councilen
rioxxterms.identifier.project283850en
rioxxterms.versionNAen
rioxxterms.licenseref.startdate2015-03
html.description.abstractThe spatial humanities constitute a rapidly developing research field that has the potential to create a step-change in the ways in which the humanities deal with geography and geographical information. As yet, however, research in the spatial humanities is only just beginning to deliver the applied contributions to knowledge that will prove its significance. Demonstrating the potential of innovations in technical fields is, almost always, a lengthy process, as it takes time to create the required datasets and to design and implement appropriate techniques for engaging with the information those datasets contain. Beyond this, there is the need to define appropriate research questions and to set parameters for interpreting findings, both of which can involve prolonged discussion and debate. The spatial humanities are still in early phases of this process. Accordingly, the purpose of this special issue is to showcase a set of exemplary studies and research projects that not only demonstrate the field's potential to contribute to knowledge across a range of humanities disciplines, but also to suggest pathways for future research.


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