Science of culture? Computational analysis and visualization of cultural image collections and datasets from Lev Manovich
This PDF presents concepts, research questions and examples of computational analysis and visualizations of cultural image collections from our research lab (softwarestudies.com) created between 2009 and 2015. Visualized datasets include 20,000 images from MoMA photo collection, 773 Vincent van Gogh paintings, and 2.3 million Instagram images from 13 cities worldwide.
(Note that the original presentation has a few videos that are not part of this PDF document.)