Lehrstuhl für Computerphilologie und Neuere Deutsche Literaturgeschichte

    Cluster 5: Big Data in the Humanities

    The topic of Cluster 5 is the use of big data methods in the humanities. The main focus is the dissemination and further development of relevant methodological competencies for procedures and tools that allow to analyze and to visualize large sets of research data in the humanities. Besides developing and describing methods of quantitative analysis with in three major use cases from different fields of research, the Cluster will produce a commented bibliography on literature relevant for the topic, and organize events to disseminate the results.

    Participating Institutions

    • Lehrstuhl für Computerphilologie, Uni Würzburg
    • Lehrstuhl für Medieninformatik, Uni Bamberg
    • Leibniz-Institut für Europäische Geschichte Mainz
    • Ubiquitous Knowledge Processing Lab, TU Darmstadt
    • Digital Humanities im deutschsprachigen Raum (DHd), Uni Hamburg
    • Institut für Angewandte Informatik, Uni Leipzig

    Use Cases