Conclusion and references


  • The human sciences are central in the development of a networked society that uses multilingual and multicultural technology.
  • Humanities computing is not just an 'application' of computer science, but humanities scholars are at the forefront of developments.
  • Education authorities and universities must recognize that advanced computing in the humanities is important for the future of education and society, by making this a focus in strategy plans and budget allocations.
  • All actors in society, including the commercial and academic world, ought to cooperate - across borders - in making humanities resources available, developing workable standards, resolving copyright issues, and raising the quality of humanities computing, also in less developed areas.

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