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Computer Vision and the Digital Humanities: Practical Applications

Tuesday, 14 May, 2019 - 13:00 to 16:00

Computer Vision and the Digital Humanities: Practical Applications This 3 hour workshop will introduce the fundamentals of computer vision: participants will learn how to make their own images searchable. It will cover instance-based recognition (or image matching); image classification with deep learning; image comparison...

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Computer Vision and the Digital Humanities: An Overview

Monday, 13 May, 2019 - 13:00 to 14:30

Computer Vision and the Digital Humanities: An Overview Computer vision has made fundamental advances in recent years. Digital images can now be matched, differentiated and classified at scale, while applications such as facial recognition are increasingly ubiquitous. This presentation will give an overview of computer...

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Seeing/Knowing: Using Visualisation as a Research Instrument

Wednesday, 1 May, 2019 - 11:30 to 15:00

Seeing/Knowing: Using Visualisation as a Research Instrument Visualisation is a primary mode of knowledge production, but it is often used as a secondary mode of display in highly conventional formats that limit the conceptual dimensions of research. The goal of the workshop is to explore possibilities for innovations in...

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A Feeling for Worlds: Encountering Animals as Sensors

Tuesday, 15 January, 2019 - 17:30 to 19:00

Sensors are increasingly used for the tracking of organisms to understand their movement and migration while also informing us about the environments that they inhabit and rely upon. This presentation will consider the modes of feeling and experience that concretize across organisms, sensors and milieus through the tracing...

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The Undetection of the New: An Overview of Machine Learning Limitations and their Social Impact

Monday, 14 January, 2019 - 17:30 to 19:00

All machine learning systems are basically sophisticated versions of perceptions in the form of pattern recognition. However, the statistical models of machine learning bring about a new breed of errors and limits yet to be properly understood and discussed in their impact on the collective body and society. Register here...

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Generative Adversarial Networks Experimentation Lab

Tuesday, 11 December, 2018 - 11:30 to 15:30

This workshop will explore what images produced by Generative Adversarial Networks can tell us about how algorithms affect ways of seeing.

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Reuse, Recycling and Ownership in Ancient Egypt: framing our understanding

A workshop examining ancient Egyptian concepts of use, reuse and ownership, which have emerged from CT scanning and X radiography.

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Lenses or Mirrors? How Algorithms Affect Ways of Seeing Race and Gender

Monday, 21 May, 2018 - 12:00 to 16:00

Co-organised with Power and Vision research group at CRASSH How does online behaviour feed the construction of our digital selves? In what ways do algorithmic curation processes identify, modulate, and reconstruct identity, through the juxtaposition of digital media? How do they reproduce, reinforce or challenge existing...

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Re:search – do search engines shape scholarship?

Tuesday, 12 June, 2018 - 14:00 to 16:00

Course leader: Dr Anne Alexander From the exploration of digital collections of primary sources, to researching the existing scholarly literature, to the dissemination of published work, contemporary academic practice relies on search engines, often without critical reflection on how use of these technologies may shape the...

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Digital imaging, modelling, making and interpretation of 3D cultural heritage objects and their replicas

Thursday, 15 March, 2018 - 10:00 to 16:30

An all-day workshop organised by Cambridge Digital Humanities and the Fitzwilliam Museum, with the support of the University of Cambridge’s Arts and Humanities Impact Fund Guest speakers: Dr Paola di Giuseppantonio di Franco, Eastern ARC Fellow in the Digital Humanities, University of Essex Jonathan Beck, Project Manager...

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