Article: Mining multiple sources of historical data
As a product of the DISSINET project, Adam Mertel and David Zbíral have co-authored a paper on “Mining multiple sources of historical data: The example of a standardized dataset of medieval monasteries and convents in France”. The paper was presented at the International Cartographic Conference held in Tokyo in July 2019 and published in the Proceedings of the International Cartographic Association, Volume 2, 2019. The full text can be downloaded from the ICA website.
DISSINET is looking for a research assistant
The Dissident Networks Project (DISSINET) seeks a short-term research assistant with competence in Latin language and in historical research. The team member will work for a period of 3–6 months (potentially extendable) on the digital collection of historical data essential to our computational study of medieval dissident religious networks and inquisition.
Map: Premonstratensian monasteries in France
New interactive map visualizing dataset of Premonstratensian houses in France from the foundation of the order up to the present.
About DISSINET: Interview with Dr. David Zbíral
The translation of the Czech interview with the project DISSINET PI (originally published by journal SACRA in September 2019).
Why is the graph visualisation not always an ideal way to display network data?
BLOG: When visualizing networks, a graph displaying this data as nodes connected with ties is definitely the first choice. However, this visualization often comes with significant disadvantages and should not be considered as the norm without considering other alternatives.