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GAP: a NeoGeo approach to classical resources

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Google Ancient Places (GAP) is a Google Digital Humanities Award recipient that will mine the Google Books corpus for classical material that has a strong geographic and historical basis. GAP will allow scholars, students, and enthusiasts world-wide to query the Google Books corpus to ask for books related to a geographic location or to ask for the locations referred to in a classical text. We will overcome the traditional difficulty of identifying place names by using a combination of URI-based gazetteers and an identification algorithm that associates the linear clustering of places within narrative texts with the geographic clustering of locations in the real world.

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Isaksen, Leif, Barker, Elton, Kansa, Eric and Byrne, Kate (2012) GAP: a NeoGeo approach to classical resources Leonardo, 45, (1)

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Published date: 2012
Organisations: Archaeology

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Local EPrints ID: 204481
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/204481
ISSN: 0024-094X
PURE UUID: 47bd027e-1436-4172-8667-d3bf2d942e73

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Date deposited: 28 Nov 2011 16:25
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 11:06

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Author: Leif Isaksen
Author: Elton Barker
Author: Eric Kansa
Author: Kate Byrne

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