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CDH webinar: Analyzing 23.361 Literary Reviews Using Machine Learning

Does the way books are reviewed depend on the nationality of the reviewer? This seminar focuses on the study Joris Veerbeek (Utrecht Data School) carried out as part of his research master’s thesis, where he compared a collection of 23.361 Flemish and Dutch newspapers. Building upon established classification schemes for literary reviews, he fine-tuned and…

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Workshop: how to apply I-Analyzer in your own research

On April 1st, 15:30, Ortal-Paz Saar and Berit Janssen will present I-Analyzer as part of an inspiration workshop of digital humanities tools in literature and language studies. After an introduction by Jeroen Salman and Manuela Pinto, affiliated members of the Utrecht Digital Humanities Centre at the Department of Language, Literature and Communication, Ortal-Paz Saar will…

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Digital Humanities Lab receives grant for project ‘Ontraq-H’

The American History of Economics Society (HES) has awarded the Digital Humanities Lab a grant for an innovative pilot project titled ‘Ontraq-H’. Ontraq-H The project provides for the construction of an online environment that enables users to map networks of historical publications in the field of economics from the eighteenth century onwards. An online tool using Linked Open Data…

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Presentation by Ortal-Paz Saar about PEACE Portal

PEACE: a Portal of Epigraphy, Archaeology, Conservation and Education on Jewish Funerary Culture provides a broad epigraphic search into Jewish funerary inscriptions from antiquity to the twentieth century. The data derives from specific regions, such as Israel and ancient Palestine, Germany, and Italy. By combining different epigraphic databases into one uniformly structured portal, it now becomes…

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Call for Contributions: Language Sciences Day 2021

We are inviting UiL OTS researchers to present posters and demos on the Language Sciences Day on April 16, 2021. This year’s theme will be ‘Computational modelling, simulation, and practical applications’. We judge your area of research to make a good thematic fit.  The event will be organized together with the Centre for Digital Humanities…

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Call for Special Sub-Topic: Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage

As a thematic extension of the general call of the SEMANTiCS2021 conference, this sub-topic invites high quality submissions that show how Semantic technologies have been applied to develop and improve humanities and cultural heritage research and practice. We invite both research papers describing novel approaches and insights as well as case studies and industry submissions….

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Summer course: Data Science – Applied Text Mining

This course introduces the basic and advanced concepts and ideas in text mining and natural language processing. In this course, students will learn how to apply text mining methods on text data and analyse them in a pipeline with machine learning and deep learning algorithms. The course has a strongly practical hands-on focus, and students…

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Summer course: Data Science – Introduction to Text Mining with R

Applications of text mining are everywhere: social media, web search, advertising, emails, customer service, healthcare, marketing, etc. In this course, students will learn how to apply text mining methods on text data and analyse them in a pipeline with statistical learning algorithms. The course has a strongly practical hands-on focus, and students will gain experience…

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Language Sciences Day 2021: Call for Posters

After the cancellation of the Language Sciences Day last April, UiL OTS and the Centre for Digital Humanities have now started preparations for this year’s edition. The topic will remain: ‘Computational modelling, simulation, and practical applications’ The prospective program comprises two keynote presentations, one or two hands-on sessions, and a demo/poster ‘market’. The event will…

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Nieuwe ontwikkelaar bij het DHLab

Sinds kort wordt het DHLab team versterkt door Arjan Mossel. Naast het inzetten van ICT voor geesteswetenschappelijk onderzoek is hij geïnteresseerd in Zuid-Amerikaanse talen, toponymie, en GIS-toepassingen.

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