3 Visualization Projects Point to the Future of Scholarship in the Humanities

Fairfax, Va. — Turning historical and social-science data into pictures could help scholars identify new patterns in old records, according to researchers who gathered at George Mason University this weekend for a conference on technology in the humanities.

At a session devoted to visualization — as making pictures out of data is called — participants discussed their favorite examples. Here are three they discussed.

By Jeff Young

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