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Darwin-L Message Log 2:30 (October 1993)

Academic Discussion on the History and Theory of the Historical Sciences

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<2:30>From buchignani@hg.uleth.ca  Wed Oct  6 13:13:28 1993

Date: Wed, 06 Oct 1993 12:17:14 MDT
From: Norman Buchignani <buchignani@hg.uleth.ca>
To: darwin-l@ukanaix.cc.ukans.edu
Subject: RE: Research

>Date: Wed, 6 Oct 1993 09:25:05 -0500
>From: Gregg=Boalch%IS=Staff%CURTIN@ba1.curtin.edu.au
>To: Multiple recipients of list <darwin-l@ukanaix.cc.ukans.edu>

>I am doing research into the use of expert systems as a tool for hypothesis
>validation and generation in historical research, in particular in chronology
>determination.  I would like to spend a term or two during either 1994 or
>1995 at a University where this research is either of interest or already
>underway - preferably under a fellowship (young family and all that).

Don't know of any such places, but am mighty interested in your proposed work.
I am just now starting to do something analogous (but not on chronology) re:
themes in a full corpus of travellers accounts of a particular folk. I intend
to use a mix of lit crit, formal content analysis and hypertext techniques. How
can expert systems help folk like me?

Norman Buchignani
Department of Anthropology
University of Lethbridge

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