Digital Gazetteer Spotlight: al-Ṯurayyā Project

By Saqib Qureshi This post is part of the Digital Islamic Law Lab (DILL) series, in which a Harvard student analyzes a primary source of Islamic law, previously workshopped in the DIL Lab. Digital gazetteers ideally allow for not only the visualization of geographic localities, but also the ability to link them with relevant attributes such as … Continue reading Digital Gazetteer Spotlight: al-Ṯurayyā Project

Islam and Data Science Roundup

Our May guest blog editor, Professor Mairaj Syed, Associate Professor of Religious Studies at University of California- Davis, wrote "An Experiment in Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, and Islamic Law,"  a two part series about experimenting in natural language processing, machine learning, and Islamic law for our blog on Islamic law. In “Analysis the Arabic Authorship … Continue reading Islam and Data Science Roundup