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Review of MALLET, produced by Andrew Kachites McCallum

MALLET Version: 2.0.7
Requirements: Java

Reviewed: 15 February 2013
Tested on: Mac OS X v. 10.8.2, and Windows 7

The MAchine Learning for LanguagE Toolkit, or MALLET, has been one of the “hottest” tools in digital humanities research.

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Review of Paper Machines, produced by Chris Johnson-Roberson and Jo Guldi

Paper Machines Version: 0.3.6
Requirements: Zotero, Python 2.7.3, Java.

Reviewed: 25 February 2013
Tested on: Mac OS X v. 10.6.8, and Windows 7
Tested with Zotero for Firefox 3.0 and Zotero Standalone 3.0

 

Paper Machines is an interactive multi-tool that allows users to perform textual analyses on their Zotero notes, tags, HTML snapshots, or attached pdfs (if OCR layer is present) directly in Zotero. The project provides users with an effective way to get an intellectual grasp of a corpus relatively quickly.

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Vol. 2 No. 1 Reviews Featured Excerpts

“For historians, literary scholars, and other humanities researchers, MALLET is a valuable addition to your toolkit.”

Ian Milligan and Shawn Graham

The results of a topic model, showing 25 topics found across a database of nearly 15,000 song lyric files.

The results of a topic model, showing 25 topics found across a database of nearly 15,000 song lyric files.

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