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How did the Ottoman Empire operate? Mapping Ottoman Epirus (MapOE) seeks to answer this question through big data, spatial and network analysis, visualization, and various other digital methods. 


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Project History

MapOE focuses on a region, Epirus -today Western Greece and Southern Albania, and period -late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, as an exemplary microcosm of the Ottoman World. 


Ali Yaycioglu

The project has already attracted a significant level of academic interest since its beginning. The Stanford Data Science Initiative (SDSI) has awarded Professor Ali Yaycioglu a Data Science Research Seed Grant for the Mapping Ottoman Epirus project.