NanoHistory Tools: Radar

Is it possible to build a kind of fingerprint of a given historical source or text using discreet parameters, and compare it with others? Radar is an experimental tool that seeks to do just this. Whereas text analysis tools and software allows scholars to extract named entities, parts of speech, or identify elements of a given text, NanoHistory's model requires users to do so in order to create evidentiary trails through the historical record. In essence this establishes a different kind of typology for text analysis as entities are mentioned, referenced, or cited in a thing, imbuing the resulting data with a critical characteristic - an assertion of meaning. Radar allows users to compare th
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