Mining the Knowledge Base: Exploring Methodologies for Analysing the Field of Electronic Literature

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This is a work-in-progress report from an exploration of the intersection between the fairly conventional digital humanities method of creating a database - specifically, the ELMCIP Electronic Literature Knowledge Base ( and the digital methods strategy of directly analysing online, digital content. We are testing out different methods of analysing data about conference series harvested from the Knowledge Base, using social network analysis to visualise the connections between people, events and works and tag analysis.

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Scott Rettberg