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About Sara

Sara J Kerr is a final year PhD researcher and Hume Scholar in Digital Humanities and English at An Foras Feasa, Maynooth University. Her work examines the theme of independence in the novels of Jane Austen, Maria Edgeworth, and Sydney Owenson through the application of vector space models using R programming. Her website can be found at and she tweets as @data_fiend.

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How can digital humanists examine the increasingly large quantity of digital texts which are now available? Big data techniques and textual analysis are hugely popular and influential in business and the Media, but what lies beneath the colourful visualizations? This … Continue reading

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