text mining

Signals and Noise: Extracting Patterns of Cultural Expression from Digitized Newspapers

Using Word Embeddings to Examine Gender Bias in Dutch Newspapers, 1950-1990

Contemporary debates on filter bubbles and polarization in public and social media raise the question to what extent news media of the past exhibited biases. This paper specifically examines bias related to gender in six Dutch national newspapers …

Consuming America

Consuming America was the title of my Ph.D. research. In this project, I used text mining to examine the role of the United States as a reference culture in Dutch public discourse on consumer goods.

The Leonardo Code: Deciphering 50 Years of Artistic/Scientific Collaboration in the Texts and Images of Leonardo Journal, 1968-2018

This research studies how interactions between art, science, and technology in Leonardo evolved between 1968 and 2018. We use the approximately 3,100 articles and around 7,800 illustrations in the 232 digitized issues of the journal and their …

ImageTexts: Studying Texts and Images in Conjunction (Poster)

The recent upsurge of large-scale analysis of visual material (Computer Vision) shifts the focus in Digital Humanities research away from texts. However, this has also led researchers to approach text and images as disjointed entities. We analyze …

Van kranten tot scheepspapieren en processtukken: rijkdom en verrijking van digitale bronnen voor onderzoek

Coca-Cola: An Icon of the American Way of Life. An Iterative Text Mining Workflow for Analyzing Advertisements in Dutch Twentieth-Century Newspapers

This article analyses advertisements to shed light on the ways in which the Coca-Cola Company tried to shape the Dutch perception of an American way of life, and by extension provided the discursive building blocks for the construction of a mental …

Consuming America

Consuming America offers a data-driven, longitudinal analysis of the historical dynamics that have underpinned a long-term, layered cultural-historical process: the emergence of the United States as a dominant reference culture in Dutch public …