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September 2017

Workshop “Making effective use of metadata of historical texts and corpora”

September 7 - September 8
Saarland University, Building A2.2, Room 1.20
Saarbrücken, 66123 Germany
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During the last decade, the availability of historical data has increased dramatically, giving rise to a large amount of research on historical corpora and archives. One of the main challenges with this type of data is data processing: data is erroneous (e.g., OCR errors), heterogeneous (including text, figures, table, etc.), sometimes multilingual within one document (e.g., Latin or French in historical scientific texts), not easy to be processed by standard NLP tools, and difficult to structure document-internally (e.g., titles, pages, paragraphs) and corpus/archive-wide (e.g., categorization into text types/genres/registers). Moreover,…

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December 2017

PhD Day

December 8
Graduate Centre, Campus Saarbrücken, building C9.3 + Google Map
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