Estimating the Loss of Medieval Literature with an Unseen Species Model from Ecodiversity
Paper by Mike Kestemont and Folgert Karsdorp
Given at Dark Archives 20/20: A Voyage into the Medieval Unread and Unreadable conference, held online on September 8-10, 2020
How much medieval literature has been lost to us? Using a quantitative model from biodiversity in ecology, we attempt to answer this question for Middle Dutch chivalric epics, with intriguing results.
Want to learn more about our work on ecological methods estimating the loss of medieval literature? The paper is out! With @FolgertK . Will be presented at @CompHumResearch https://t.co/QCQyA6egjl pic.twitter.com/TKGus1m6I3
— Mike Kestemont (@Mike_Kestemont) November 3, 2020
Their article, “Estimating the Loss of Medieval Literature with an Unseen Species Model from Ecodiversity,” is published in Workshop on Computational Humanities Research. Click here to read it.
Top Image: British Library MS Additional 15410 fol. 177v