Special Issue: Spatial Computing for the Digital Humanities

International Journal of Geographical Information Science

Special issue on Spatial Computing for the Digital Humanities


1 December 2017

Possible Topics

The special issue will look to explore and demonstrate the contributions that modern spatial analysis and other technologies can enable for the study of space and place within and beyond the digital humanities, placing a strong emphasis on new novel concepts or methods in spatial computing for humanities research. Example topics include, but are not limited to:

  • Spatial and spatio-temporal analysis with GIS for humanities research
  • Geographical text analysis
  • Spatial ontologies for humanities research
  • Agent based modelling and spatial-simulation for humanities research
  • Development of historical and literary gazetteers
  • Geographic information retrieval approaches for humanities datasets
  • Visualization and cartographic representations for humanities datasets
  • Linguistic approaches for GeoHumanities
  • Spatio-temporal network analysis for humanities

For more details, visit the Journal’s website.