May 21, 2022

New Journal Article: “Digital Archives as Big Data”

The following article was recently published by Mathematical Population Studies 2018. We are providing access to an preprint version deposited by the author in arXiv.


Digital Archives as Big Data


Luis Martinez-Uribe


via arXiv

Final Version in: Mathematical Population Studies
DOI: 10.1080/08898480.2017.1418116


Digital archives contribute to Big data. Combining social network analysis, coincidence analysis, data reduction, and visual analytics leads to better characterize topics over time, publishers’ main themes and best authors of all times, according to the British newspaper The Guardian and from the 3 million records of the British National Bibliography.

Direct to Full Text Article
17 pages; PDF.

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