Shawn Graham is a digital archaeologist and Full Professor in the Department of History at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada. He is also the Programme Coordinator for the MA specialization in Digital Humanities. He edits the open access journal Epoiesen: A Journal for Creative Engagement in History and Archaeology. His current major research project, together with his collaborator Damien Huffer, uses neural networks and computer vision to explore the online trade in human remains. As part of the Computational Research in the Ancient Near East (CRANE) Project from the University of Toronto, he is exploring generative adversarial networks and archaeological photography. With Dr. Donna Yates of the University of Maastricht, he is exploring knowledge graph embedding models of the antiquities trade. For more on his research, see his faculty page or his publications.
In his talk on January 18, Dr. Graham will be sharing recent research on knowledge graphs, networks, machine learning, ai, antiquities trade.