The Knowledge Evolution project is an experiment in tracking and mapping the evolution of knowledge
domains as well as the reputations and intellectual networks of the past. The project uses the history
of the Library of Congress book acquisitions and classification, and the text of historical and contemporary
editions of Encyclopedia Britannica and Wikipedia. The project has been funded by NEH ODH Digital Humanities
Grant (HD-51128-10), and supported in part by the James O. Freedman Presidential Scholars Program
at Dartmouth College. Data for the project has been generously provided by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
and Google Inc. For the theoretical framework behind the project, please see this technical report.
[New!] KnowEvo team will present this paper at The 9th Workshop
on Language Technology for Cultural Heritage, Social Sciences, and Humanities, ACL-IJCNLP 2015, Beijing,