Information Technology and Scholarship: Applications in the Humanities and Social Sciences

Information Technology and Scholarship: Applications in the Humanities and Social Sciences

by Terry Coppock
     
 

ISBN-10: 0197262058

ISBN-13: 9780197262054

Pub. Date: 04/20/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

In this unique volume, the impact of information technology is reviewed by scholars who are leading pioneers in the application of that technology to research in their disciplines. From both a general appreciation of their fields, and from their own personal research, they discuss whether this impact amounts to a paradigm shift, posing new research themes and new

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In this unique volume, the impact of information technology is reviewed by scholars who are leading pioneers in the application of that technology to research in their disciplines. From both a general appreciation of their fields, and from their own personal research, they discuss whether this impact amounts to a paradigm shift, posing new research themes and new approaches.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780197262054
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/20/2000
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Scholarship and Information Technology, Anthony Kenny
Digital Philosophical Reasoning, Theodore Scaltsas
Computers and the Concept of Tonality, Alan Marsden
Cultural History with a Computer: Measuring Dynamics, Jean-Phillipe Genet
Information Technology and Social History: Case Studies of a Subtle Paradigm Shift, R. J. Morris
Simulating the Past: SOCISM and CAMSIM and their Applications in Family and Demography History, Richard Smith
How much has Information Technology Contributed to Linguistics, Karen Spärck Jones
'Eke out our Performance with your Mind?': Reconstructing the Theatrical Past with the Aid of Computer Simulation, Richard Beacham
Art History and the Digital Image, William Vaughan
The Impact of Information Technology on Legal Scholarship, Richard Susskind
Information Technology in the Social Sciences, Alan Wilson
The Simulation of Social Processes, Nigel Gilbert
Information Technology and Psychology: From Cognitive Psychology to Cognitive Engineering, Anne H. Anderson
Information Technology and the Development of Economic Policy: the Use of Microdata and Microsimulation Models, Holly Sutherland
The Impact of Computational Tools on Time-Series Econometrics, David F. Hendry and Jurgen A. Doomik
Supercomputing in Geographical Research, Stan Openshaw
Social Anthropology and Information Technology, Michael Bravo
Preservation and Networking in Aid of Research, Seamus Ross
Overview, Terry Coppock

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