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Two experiments explored repetition priming for familiar voices and faces. Expt 1 revealed that, like faces, prior exposure to a voice in a gender judgment task speeds its subsequent classification as familiar or unfamiliar, some minutes later. Faces and voices do not prime one another, however; a result consistent with the notion that evidence is initially(More)
BACKGROUND A trend towards automation of scientific research has recently resulted in what has been termed "data-driven inquiry" in various disciplines, including physics and biology. The automation of many tasks has been identified as a possible future also for the humanities and the social sciences, particularly in those disciplines concerned with the(More)
In this article we present an application of text-analysis technologies to support social science research, in particular the analysis of patterns in news content. We describe a system that gathers and annotates large volumes of textual data in order to extract patterns and trends. We have examined 3.5 million news articles and show that their topic is(More)
– 2 – Dedicated to my grandfather Emmanouel Papoutsis who first sparked my interest in science. – 3 – – 4 – Preamble Abstract Our research is situated in the emerging field of Computational Social Sciences and more precisely on the intersection of Media Studies and Artificial Intelligence. News content analysis, as performed by media scholars, is based on(More)
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