What Scholarship Looks Like in the Digital Humanities

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Article Published February 5, 2024

A team of student researchers has made a giant contribution to solving one of the biggest mysteries in archaeology by revealing the content of Greek writing inside a charred scroll buried 2,000 years ago by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius. The winners of a contest called the Vesuvius Challenge trained their machine-learning algorithms on scans of the rolled-up papyrus, unveiling a previous unknown philosophical work that discusses the senses and pleasure.

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