Murray Browne
Bylines in other publications


Tropics of Meta - Historiography for the Masses

  • A Screaming Comes Across the Sky: Rereading Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow (August, 2020)
  • Tropics of Meta: Best of 2019 (December, 2019) 
  • Distant Letters from Algeria (1954-1962) (August, 2019)
  • The Dog Days of Winter: Reading David Halberstam's Book on the Korean War (August,2018)
  • Dog Day Classics: My Vietnam Vacation with John Paul Vann (August, 2017)

Like the Dew - A Progressive Journal of Southern Culture & Politics (Essays)
  • The Real Fiction of Public Transportation (2017)
  • Fun Facts on Sherman on the 150th Annivesary of His Invasion of Georgia (2014)
  • Is There Happiness After Chipper Leaves (2012)
  • All Things Shiloh (in Words) (2012)
  • Book Spotting (2011)

"Blog as Personal Archive" appeared in the Everything Typepad, the e-newsletter for the users of the blog platform Typepad. (April, 2020)

Co-author of "Discussion Tracking in Enron Email Using PARFAC," with Dr. Michael W. Berry, and Brett W. Bader in Survey of Text Mining II. Springer (2008).

Co-author of "Document Classification Techniques for Automated Technology Readiness Level Analysis" with Barry L. Britt, Michael W. Berry, Mary Ann Merrell and James Kolpack in Journal of the American Society of Information Science and Technology, Volume 59, Issue 4, 15 February 2008, Pages 675-680.

Co-author of "Algorithms and Applications for Approximate Nonnegative Matrix Factorization with Michael W. Berry, A. Langville, A. N. Pauca and R. J. Plemmons in Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, Vol. 52, Issue 1 (2007). This paper was designated as a "Top Cited Article" (2005-2010) by the journal.

Co-author of "An Assessment of Computer Science Animations: A Case Study," with Dr. Michael W. Berry, Sarah Lowe and Scott Wells published in the Proceedings of the 10th Annual CCSC Southeastern Conference (2006).

Co-editor of Lecture Notes in Data Mining, with Dr. Michael W. Berry was published in 2006 by World Scientific Press. This book is a collection of 17 papers written by graduate students at the University of Tennessee covering with various topics in data mining.

Co-author of "Email Surveillance Using Non-Negative Matrix Factorization" with  Dr. Michael W. Berry. This article on data mining the Enron email datasets was published in Computational & Mathematical Organization Theory, 11, (2005), pp. 249-264. An article about the work appeared in The New York Times.

Regular contributor for The Elysian Fields Quarterly (1992-2006). Various iconoclastic essays about baseball statistics that has more to do with how "baseball numbers inspire us" than actual baseball statistics themselves.

Stringer for the Anderson County Section of the Knoxville News-Sentinel. I wrote dozens of articles on the Oak Ridge (TN) City Council Meetings from March, 2002 to January, 2004.

Book reviewer for the Knoxville News-Sentinel and The Grand Rapids Press.

Visualizing Web Usage. Master's thesis, University of Tennessee, August 1998.

Feature writer for Flashes Publications in Holland, Michigan (1991-1992).