Yearly Archives: 2012

Visualizing SPARQL query results on the census

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After successfully converting to RDF a subset of the whole sample of the Dutch historical censuses, some SPARQL queries have been launched against the dataset. The goal of these queries is to retrieve the population of men living in the province of Noord-Brabant, per municipality, during the census years 1879 and 1889, sorted in descendant order.… (continue reading)

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Mini-symposium Computational Humanities

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Along with all the e-Humanities Group projects, the CEDAR project is going to be presented this afternoon at the Meertens Institute, Symposiumzaal, Joan Muyskensweg 25, 1096 CJ Amsterdam in a special mini-symposium. You are cordially invited. The official call follows.

Special e-Humanities Group Research Meeting (New Trends in e-Humanities): 13.30- 17.30, 7 June 2012.… (continue reading)

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Posted in Meetings, Presentations, Project management, Workshops

The CEDAR project: linked open census data

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Currently, Europe is confronted with industrial restructuring, migration, an ageing population and financial crisis in a world of accelerated change. Learning from (social-economic) history helps to understand the inter-relation between macro-economic change and individual lifestyles, policy regimes, labour markets, communities and national wealth.… (continue reading)

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