DATeCH International Conference

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Date(s) - 01/06/2017 - 02/06/2017
All Day

Niedersächsische Staats- und Universitätsbibliothek, Historial Building

Categories Conference

1 – 2 June 2017 in Göttingen.

The conference brings together researchers and practitioners looking for innovative approaches for the creation, transformation and exploitation of historical documents in digital form.

Target audience

The conference aims to foster interdisciplinary work and linking together participants engaged in the following areas:

·         Text digitization and OCR.

·         Digital humanities.

·         Image and document analysis.

·         Digital libraries and library science.

·         Applied computational linguistics.

·         Crowdsourcing.

·         Interfaces and human-computer interaction.


Topics of interest are all those related to the practical and scientific goals listed above, such as:

·         OCR technology and tools for minority and historical languages.

·         Methods and tools for post-correction of OCR results.

·         Automated quality control for mass OCR data.

·         Innovative access methods for historical texts and corpora.

·         Natural language processing of ancient languages (Latin, Greek).

·         Visualization techniques and interfaces for search and research in digital humanities.

·         Publication and retrieval on e-books and mobile devices.

·         Crowdsourcing techniques for collecting and annotating data in digital humanities.

·         Enrichment of and metadata production for historical texts and corpora.

·         Data created with mobile devices.

·         Data presentation and exploration on mobile devices.

·         Ontological and linked data based contextualization of digitized and born digital scholarly data resources.

Further information here