The Cybernetics Thought Collective: A History of Science and Technology Portal Project White Paper

Bethany G. Anderson, Christopher John Prom, James A. Hutchinson, Dolksi Alex, Sammons Mark, Hamilton Kevin

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This White Paper discusses the Cybernetics Thought Collective (CTC) team’s specific work to digitize a select portion of archival materials; investigate and experiment with natural language processing, named entity extraction, and machine learning software; begin investigating access interfaces for the portal; and ingest the digitized materials and machine-extracted metadata into the University of Illinois Library’s preservation repository and digital library. The pilot grant project enabled us to explore emerging methods for creating access to archival materials, which resulted in promising outcomes. In May 2018, the CTC team launched the prototype portal: ​​.
Original languageEnglish (US)
StatePublished - 2019

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