Robert Morrissey

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This article describes the use of latent Dirichlet allocation (LDA), or topic modeling, to explore the discursive makeup of the eighteenth century Encyclopédie of Denis Diderot and Jean le Rond d'Alembert (1751–1772). Expanding upon previous work modeling the Encyclopédie's ontology, or classification scheme, we examine the abstractions used by its editors(More)
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