Matthew Lincoln, PhD Cultural Heritage Data & Info Architecture

The Qualitative/Quantitative Duality in Humanities Data

During the first week of the Harvard MetaLab’s 2015 workshop Beautiful Data II, funded by the Getty Foundation, some conversations on the border between qualitative and quantitative analysis took off in the comments on Miriam Posner’s post “Humanities Data: A Contradiction”.

This was total Matt-bait, but lucky for you all I instead channeled my response into a collaborative illustration experiment with Nuria Rodríguez Ortega: The Qualitative/Quantitative Duality: A Humanities Provocation. Warning, jargon ahoy. When in Rome Cambridge…

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Lincoln, Matthew D. "The Qualitative/Quantitative Duality in Humanities Data." Matthew Lincoln, PhD (blog), 15 Jul 2015,

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