Advertising Gender

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Melvin Wevers
Postdoc

I am a postdoctoral researcher in the Digital Humanities Lab at the KNAW Humanities Cluster. My research interests include the study of cultural-historical phenomena using computational means with a specific interest in the formation and evolution of ideas and concepts in public discourse. Oh, and I really like to study advertisements and consumer products.

Publications

This study applies computer vision techniques to examine the representation of gender in historical advertisements. Using information …