Chris Day – ‘Computing Cholera’: Topic Modelling catalogue entries for the correspondence of the General Board of Health (1848-1871) – Unlocking our Digital Past

Chris Day (Head of Modern Domestic Records at The National Archives) spoke at the second Unlocking our Digital Past project. Chris’ talk focused on the use of cataloguing data to undertake topic modelling using a latent Dirichlet allocation model. Chris’ abstract read as: “The correspondence of the General Board of Health (1848-1871) documents the workContinue reading “Chris Day – ‘Computing Cholera’: Topic Modelling catalogue entries for the correspondence of the General Board of Health (1848-1871) – Unlocking our Digital Past”