DHO Digital Humanities Tech Skills Workshop

15 Feb 2012 (All day)

Getting to Know Your Data Better: An Introduction to Data Visualisation for Analysis in the Digital Humanities

Date: Wednesday 22 February 2012
Place: Royal Irish Academy, 19 Dawson Street, Dublin 2
Time: 10:00 am -14:00 pm
Lecturer: Mr Shawn Day - Project Manager DHO (RIA)

This workshop will provide post-graduate and doctoral researchers in the digital humanities an overview of the rich variety of techniques and tools available to digital humanities scholars for data visualisation and analysis. This workshop will explore a best practice data visualisation cycle, suggest a variety of tools available to assist in the analysis process through visualisation and to have a sense of where you can look for more information. This interactive session will allow participants to learn from others experiences and to increase your own appreciation of how the data visualisation process can aid in your research efforts.

Topics will include:

• Data and Analysis : A Foundation and Basic Overview
• The Data Visualisation Process
• Tools and Methods
• Extending your Toolset
• Directions for Future Exploration

There are no technical prerequisites for this workshop. It is intended to be introductory in nature and aid those currently assembling or considering collecting data for academic research use. Wifi access will be available.

Registration is essential and spaces are limited and no-cost spaces are offered on a first come first served basis beginning 13 February 2012.
To register please visit: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?formkey=dEhaTk8tWlRyNzYxQUdwYXJ3TjNyaXc6MA