TOME Discussion

Following the previous two blog posts where I looked at a few topic modeling interfaces, I’ll return to the lab here and write about TOME. These are based on image documentation of the project – not actual interaction with the…

InPhO Topic Explorer

InPhO Topic Explorer

This interface works in terms of visualizing a topic modeling and understanding context. However, less effort has gone into the visual and interaction design than in the last interface discussed, which makes for a steeper learning curve. Starting Interface The…

Topics in PLMA interface

Topics in PLMA interface

To start thinking about how we might design an interface to act with topic modeling results, it’s worth looking at existing interfaces and what they do well or don’t do well. This interface by Andrew Goldstone allows for browsing topic…

Topic Modeling and Digital Humanities: Overview (1)

In this post: What is a topic model? UX considerations Existing techniques This will be the first post in a series of posts as we begin a new project on exploring topic modeling for the digital humanities, following the previous…

Talk at Digital Humanities 2014

What follows is the text of a talk about the TOME project delivered at the Digital Humanities 2014 conference in Lausanne, Switzerland. We’re in the process of writing up a longer version with more technical details, but in the interim, feel free to email me with any questions. …