DATeCH (Digital Access to Textual Cultural Heritage) brings together researchers and practitioners looking for innovative approaches for the creation, transformation and exploitation of historical documents in digital form. – See more here
The workshop 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.
- 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.