Map: Cathar houses, 1175–1244
New dataset and digital map of the “houses of heretics”.
New DISSINET paper published in the Proceedings of the International Cartographic Association.
David Zbíral & Robert L. J. Shaw have published the most up-to-date summary of the rich debate on the uses of medieval inquisition records. In a last, substantial section, the article explains the core of DISSINET's research agenda.
The project of computational historiography needs not only to adopt the modelling for representing the target phenomena but also to achieve a complex representation of the textual sources and its interpretive layers. To do the latter, we have developed an approach that we call “source modelling”.
BLOG: When visualizing networks, a graph displaying this data as nodes connected with ties is definitely the first choice. However, this visualization often comes with significant disadvantages and should not be considered as the norm without considering other alternatives.