Bioinformatics An interdisciplinary field that employs computer-assisted methods and new software tools for understanding biological and genetic data.
BSATs Biological select agents or toxins.
Distant reading As opposed to “close reading,” the practice of using computational methods to assist in pattern-finding across large humanistic corpora.
Mass digitization The large-scale scanning and conversion of sources previously available primarily in nondigital forms, such as the contents of libraries.
Steganography The transmission of secret messages “in plain sight,” embedded or hidden in a seemingly normal communication.
Stylometry Computational analysis of vocabulary and phrasing in a text, most often used in authorship attribution.