Texas Newspapers Natural Language Processing

Texas Newspapers Natural Language Processing

Date: April 7, 2013
Creator: Torget, Andrew J., 1978-
Description: This dataset includes data on natural language processing from the Texas Newspapers Project. The dataset includes word counts, name entity recognition results, and topic models.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Review] Nexus of Empire: Negotiating Loyalty and Identity in the Revolutionary Borderlands

[Review] Nexus of Empire: Negotiating Loyalty and Identity in the Revolutionary Borderlands

Date: January 2011
Creator: Torget, Andrew J., 1978-
Description: Book review of 'Nexus of Empire: Negotiating Loyalty and Identity in the Revolutionary Borderlands' edited by Gene Allen Smith and Sylvia L. Hilton. The book examines the individuals who inhabited the Gulf of Mexico regions, analyzing the ways in which these people defined and redefined themselves amid a world of competing loyalties.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Unions of Slavery: Slavery, Politics, and Secession in the Valley of Virginia

Unions of Slavery: Slavery, Politics, and Secession in the Valley of Virginia

Date: 2006
Creator: Torget, Andrew J., 1978-
Description: Book chapter discussing research on the issues involved in the secession of Virginia around the Civil War, including slavery and politics.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
This Corner of Canaan: Essays on Texas in Honor of Randolph B. Campbell

This Corner of Canaan: Essays on Texas in Honor of Randolph B. Campbell

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Date: February 15, 2013
Creator: McCaslin, Richard B.; Chipman, Donald E. & Torget, Andrew J.
Description: Randolph B. “Mike” Campbell has spent the better part of the last five decades helping Texans rediscover their history, producing a stream of definitive works on the social, political, and economic structures of the Texas past. Through meticulous research and terrific prose, Campbell’s collective work has fundamentally remade how historians understand Texan identity and the state’s southern heritage, as well as our understanding of such contentious issues as slavery, westward expansion, and Reconstruction. Campbell’s pioneering work in local and county records has defined the model for grassroots research and community studies in the field. More than any other scholar, Campbell has shaped our modern understanding of Texas. In this collection of seventeen original essays, Campbell’s colleagues, friends, and students offer a capacious examination of Texas’s history—ranging from the Spanish era through the 1960s War on Poverty—to honor Campbell’s deep influence on the field. Focusing on themes and methods that Campbell pioneered, the essays debate Texas identity, the creation of nineteenth-century Texas, the legacies of the Civil War and Reconstruction, and the remaking of the Lone Star State during the twentieth century. Featuring some of the most well-known names in the field—as well as rising stars—the volume offers the latest scholarship ...
Contributing Partner: UNT Press
The History Engine: Doing History with Digital Tools

The History Engine: Doing History with Digital Tools

Date: September 9, 2009
Creator: Nelson, Robert K.; Nesbit, Scott & Torget, Andrew J., 1978-
Description: Article on the History Engine Project, an online archive consisting of thousands of narratives written and contributed by undergraduates.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Topic Modeling on Historical Newspapers

Topic Modeling on Historical Newspapers

Date: June 2011
Creator: Yang, Tze-I; Torget, Andrew J., 1978- & Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-
Description: Paper for the 2011 ACL Workshop on Language Technology for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, and Humanities. This paper discusses topic modeling on historical newspaper.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Mapping Texts: Combining Text-Mining and Geo-Visualization To Unlock The Research Potential of Historical Newspapers

Mapping Texts: Combining Text-Mining and Geo-Visualization To Unlock The Research Potential of Historical Newspapers

Date: 2011
Creator: Torget, Andrew J., 1978-; Mihalcea, Rada, 1974-; Christensen, Jon & McGhee, Geoff
Description: Paper on mapping texts and combining text-mining and geo-visualization to unlock the research potential of historical newspapers.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences