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Possibility and Probability in Geospatial Information Visualization | Digital Humanities Specialist
Update: This piece incorporates writing by Karl Grossner, without properly crediting him, a mistake in which I get into in more detail here. Doing digital humanities often means producing digital geographic maps*. via Pocket
geo  interactive  itineraries  maps  models  routes  travel 
5 weeks ago by kintopp
This work-in-progress prototype is intended to test and demonstrate GeoJSON-T, a GeoJSON extension in development for representing data about historical movement as well as the Place records of historical gazetteers. via Pocket
demos  gazetteer  itineraries  routes 
may 2019 by kintopp
Programme – Mobility & Space in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe
The application of spatial paradigms to the study of late medieval and early modern societies is now well underway. In contrast, the so-called ‘mobility turn’ has struggled to find its way from the social sciences to the humanities and particularly to disciplines concerned with the study of the past. This conference proposes to bring the two together by focusing on how everyday mobility contributed to the shaping of late medieval and early modern spaces, and how spatial frameworks affected the movement of people in pre-modern Europe.
conference  history  itineraries  oxford  routes  space  travel 
november 2018 by kintopp
VIA / Virtual Itineraries of Academics
VIA / Virtual Itineraries of Academics is an exploratory interface to browse the academic travels of early-modern scholars.
academy  history  interactive  itineraries  maps  nordic  prosopography  visualization 
july 2018 by kintopp
Travel Reports - IOS Regensburg
The collection is a selection of more than 50 travel reports from the 17th to the 20th century. It covers Russia including the Caucasus and Siberia, the Habsburg Monarchy (the Hungarian half of the Empire), as well as Southeast Europe, including the Ottoman Empire. Furthermore, there are detailed descriptions of the cities of Bursa, Dorpat (Tartu), Istanbul, Novgorod, Riga and Saint Petersburg.
history  itineraries  travel  text 
july 2018 by kintopp
This website provides a demonstration tool for the automatic reconstruction of itineraries extracted from narrative texts. The main functions are : Extraction of geographical information with natural language processing; Toponyms resolution in the context of an itinerary; Itinerary reconstruction
france  nlp  tools  itineraries  places  space  analysis  spain  italy  text 
july 2018 by kintopp
Notes for an Orbis-esque Hackathon | kgeographer
On July 18-20, I will join several other “interested digital humanists with an inclination for coding” gathering at the University of Vienna to consider what a generic version of ORBIS: The Stanford Geospatial Network Model of the Roman Empire (ORBIS:Rome here) could or should consist of, and via Pocket
geo  itineraries  journals  postal  simulations  travel 
july 2018 by kintopp
An Automated Approach for Geocoding Tabular Itineraries
Authors: Rui Santos INESC-ID, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal Patricia Murrieta-Flores Digital Humanities Research Center, University of Chester, Chester, United Kingdom Bruno Martins INESC-ID, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal via Pocket
geo  history  itineraries  nlp  ocr  text 
may 2018 by kintopp
Workshopbericht „Reisewege in Raum und Zeit”, Köln, 27.02.2018 | DHd-Blog
Am 27.02.2018 fand der DARIAH-DE-Expertenworkshop „Reisewege in Raum und Zeit” im Rahmen der DHd-Jahrestagung in Köln statt. via Pocket
dariah  germany  history  itineraries  talk  travel  workshop 
may 2018 by kintopp
Orbis-in-a-Box | kgeographer
In recent days, a conversation has been renewed about the prospects for an “Orbis-in-a-Box” platform (OIB) for simulating historical movement across multi-modal transport networks. The idea holds great interest for me, and this post is a hasty “my two cents.” via Pocket
dev  infrastructure  itineraries  maps  models  postal  travel 
may 2018 by kintopp
Exploring the Brutality of Expansion: Tracking Changes in the 19th Century with American Panorama - American Historical Association
Years ago, while preparing for a lecture, I ran across a GIF depicting the territorial expansion of the United States. While I am unsure of its origins, I’ve seen similar maps in textbooks, Wikipedia articles, and Google images. via Pocket
geo  history  interactive  itineraries  maps  travel  usa 
october 2017 by kintopp
The Correspondence Network of Daniel van der Meulen, 1578–1591
Long-distance trade in the early modern period could not be conducted without correspondence networks and the exchange of letters. Merchants continued to travel in order to manage their affairs, but elite merchants like Daniel van der Meulen rarely if ever travelled with their own goods. via Pocket
history  letters  netherlands  networks  visualization  itineraries 
august 2017 by kintopp
Mercator-e Project. Historical transportation Network Analysis
This is the webpage of the Mercator-e Project. Here you'll find all the documentation about this project: description, objectives, methodology, results, dissemination and historical networks available to download. via Pocket
geo  history  itineraries  spain  time  travel  roman 
june 2017 by kintopp
Linking Linked Places project update | Pelagios Commons
Last month Lex Berman hosted Rainer Simon and me for three days at Harvard’s Center for Geographic Analysis, to consolidate understandings from remote discussions about our Linked Places project, and to move the work forward. We made excellent progress. via Pocket
geo  itineraries  maps  routes  time 
november 2016 by kintopp
Open Historical Map - OpenStreetMap Wiki
Open Historical Map (OHM) ( is an effort to use the OSM infrastructure as a foundation for creating the world's most universal, detailed, and out-of-date map. OHM will focus on the mapping elements where OSM excels - shores, political boundaries, buildings, and ways. via Pocket
geo  history  itineraries  maps 
november 2016 by kintopp
Mapping History on Open Street Map
Upcoming SlideShare Loading in …5 × Mapping History on Open Street Map 1. Mapping History (starting with Manchester) Frankie Roberto Twitter: frankieroberto 2. Currently, OpenStreetMap maps change over time, as people edit them. 3. a way that printed maps don’t. via Pocket
geo  history  itineraries  maps 
november 2016 by kintopp
Maps Matter: City Stripping : building historical road layouts from todays data
For at least one year I have been thinking about the best way to create vector streetmaps for different historical periods for the same city. via Pocket
geo  history  itineraries  maps 
november 2016 by kintopp

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