The 11th International Conference of Digital Archives and Digital Humanities (DADH 2020) has issued the results of its review, with 34 papers, 26 posters, and 1 panel accepted into the conference. They will be shared with registered attendees from around the world at the online conference!
This year's DADH will be held December 1 to 4. The conference theme is "Smart Data × Digital Humanities." Many proposal submissions were received, with topics ranging from theories and applications concerning the conference theme, data management and distribution, data processing and analysis methods, foundational equipment and systems, and more. Through a thorough process involving domestic and international scholarly reviewers, the conference accepted 34 papers, 26 posters, and 1 panel to be presented.
The paper presentations gather research teams from Taiwan, China, America, England, Germany, and Korea. Diverse topics include the analysis and application of digital humanities research platforms, the use of linked data and knowledge atlases in digital museums, digital tool applications with digital humanities content, surveying archival texts, digital biographical text analysis, digital database search and analysis functionality, research on digital humanities ontologies, analysis of religious sacred languages, and more.
The conference will host nine sessions for paper presentations including: "Methodologies and Topic Model Analysis," "Semantic Analysis and Applications," "DH and Using DH Tools," "Social Networks and Database Usage," "Tracing Philosophy and Thought," "Text and Corpus Analysis," "Visualization and Virtual Reality," "DH in the Religious Context," and "DH Focus on Taiwan."
The conference's panel will be hosted on December 2. The topic is "Big data is sufficient? Two applications of intelligent data in the research of ancient Chinese literature and history" This session will examine three case studies of cultural history – "Extraction of Climate Information based on Meteorological Records in Historical Texts for Scientific Analysis – Digital Humanities Technology Development and Comprehensive Research on Spatio-Temporal Information," "Travel with monk's staff: Event extraction techniques, and the quantification of time and space in the Eminent Buddhist Monks Biographies," and "Digital Research on the Names of the Periphery in Wei-Jin Southern and Northern Dynasties" – to demonstrate both close and distant reading, digital and textual research methods, as well as contemplate the cultural value and interpretive possibilities of "small data" in a sea of big data.
The conference's posters cover topics ranging from digitization of ancient texts and rubbings, the collection and value enrichment of Taiwan's digital archival collections, the development of a dictionary for wooden slips, research and development of automated information extraction technology for Chinese text, GIS platform construction and analysis of literary maps, text analysis software for literary research, digital multimedia presentation methods for biodiversity, and more. Twenty-six posters on the front line of research! Attendees can not only view the digital poster itself, they can also watch the research teams' video explaining their results.
Accepted Papers: https://dadh2020.ascdc.tw/index_en.php#accepted-paper
Conference Schedule: https://dadh2020.ascdc.tw/index_en.php#dadh-program