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Date:         Fri, 12 Sep 2008 18:13:25 +0100
From: Humanist Discussion Group <willard.mccarty-AT-MCCARTY.ORG.UK>
Subject: 22.209 text-analysis in the news
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               Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 22, No. 209.
       Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
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         Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2008 18:04:09 +0100
         From: Humanist Discussion Group <willard.mccarty-AT-mccarty.org.uk>
         Subject: RE: 22.204 text-analysis in the news

The New York Times has a variant that illustrates beautifully the way
that visual representation of complex data is becoming more
common/accepted. The web teaches us to write as well as read.
http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2008/09/04/us/politics/20080905_WORDS_GRAPHIC.html

Steve

Stephen Woodruff
Humanities Advanced Technology & Information Institute
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University of Glasgow
Scotland/UK G12 8QQ
+44 (0) 141 339 8855
www.hatii.arts.gla.ac.uk

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