Invitation to Submit to the Special Issue of Informatics “Uncertainty in Digital Humanities”

Informatics (ISSN 2227-9709) is an international peer-reviewed open access journal on information and communication technologies, human–computer interaction, and social informatics, and is published quarterly online by MDPI.   This Special Issue of Informatics will feature a range of perspectives on how humanistic researchers’ relationship to uncertainty has changed in the digital age, how the risks might be managed and the opportunities exploited, and what digital research in other disciplines might learn from the lessons of uncertainty in Digital Humanities.  Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 March 2019

Topics:

  • Concepts of uncertainty in various disciplines
  • Understanding all the sources of uncertainty that can affect the DH practice
  • Assessing the degree of uncertainty of data sources
  • Quantifying and Measurement of uncertainty in various disciplines
  • Uncertainty, risks and innovation
  • Uncertainty and digital transformation
  • Communication of uncertainty to the user/researcher
  • Uncertainty and teaching, communication of uncertainty to scholars
  • Uncertainty and the media, communication of uncertainty to non-scientists
  • Applications
  • Software and tools for uncertainty management
  • Technologies like semantics, linked data and language processing for data uncertainty
  • (Progressive) Visualization of uncertainty
  • History of discussion certainty and uncertainty in science

Further information is available here.