Ted Underwood


Research Interests

Text mining in large digital libraries, Modeling literary concepts with machine learning, 18-19c British literature, History of 18-19c science, Sociology of cultural distinction


English, Ph.D, Cornell University

Ph.D, Cornell University, 1997

Additional Campus Affiliations

Professor, School of Information Sciences

Recent Publications

Underwood, T. (2019). Distant Horizons: Digital Evidence and Literary Change. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Underwood, T. (2018). Algorithmic Modeling: Or, Modeling Data We Do Not Yet Understand. In J. Flanders, & F. Jannidis (Eds.), The Shape of Data in Digital Humanities: Modeling Texts and Text-based Resources (Digital Research in the Arts and Humanities). New York: Routledge.

Underwood, T. (2018). The Historical Significance of Textual Distances. 2nd Joint SIGHUM Workshop on Computational Linguistics for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, Humanities and Literature, 60-69.

Underwood, W. E. (2018). Why Literary Time is Measured in Minutes. ELH - English Literary History, 85(2), 341-365. https://doi.org/10.1353/elh.2018.0013

Underwood, T., Bamman, D., & Lee, S. (2018). The Transformation of Gender in English-Language Fiction. Cultural Analytics, (Feb 13 2018). https://doi.org/10.22148/16.019

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