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Information Technology and Scholarship : Applications in the Humanities and Social Sciences - Terry Coppock

Information Technology and Scholarship

Applications in the Humanities and Social Sciences

By: Terry Coppock (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st February 2000
ISBN: 9780197262054
Number Of Pages: 350

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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. This volume provides a unique overview of IT across a wide range of disciplines in both the humanities archaeology, history (art, cultural, demographic, social), linguistics, music, philosophy, and theatre studies and the social sciences economics, human geography, law, psychology, social anthropology, and sociology. Stemming from a conference organized by the British Academy in October 1996, this volume provides a benchmark of the situation in the late 1990s from which future progress can be assessed.

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

ISBN: 9780197262054
ISBN-10: 0197262058
Series: British Academy Occasional Papers
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 350
Published: 1st February 2000
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.7 x 17.2  x 2.1
Weight (kg): 0.62