[Corpora-List] DATeCH 2019 (Digital Access to Textual Cultural Heritage): 2nd Call For Papers.

Vincent Vandeghinste vincent at ccl.kuleuven.be
Thu Dec 20 14:22:53 CET 2018


DIGITAL ACCESS TO TEXTUAL CULTURAL HERITAGE (DATECH)

_8-10 MAY 2019, BRUSSELS, BELGIUM_

#DATECH2019 [1]

The International DATeCH (_Digital Access to Textual Cultural Heritage_) conference brings together researchers and practitioners seeking innovative approaches for the creation, transformation and exploitation of historical documents in digital form. This interdisciplinary conference, takes place at the intersection of computer science, (digital) humanities, and cultural heritage studies.

Following the previous successful editions of the conference at the National Library of Spain in 2014 [2] and the Göttingen State and University Library, Germany in 2017 [3], we are delighted to announce that the 3rd edition of DATeCH will take place at the Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Science and the Arts [4] in the heart of Brussels, Belgium.

IMPORTANT DATES

* ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 16 December 2018, 23:59 CET . 09 January 2019, 23:59 CET

* FULL PAPER SUBMISSION DEADLINE: 20 January 2019, 23:59 CET

* DECISION NOTIFICATION: 20 February 2019

* CAMERA-READY PAPERS DUE: 25 March 2019

* CONFERENCE: 8-10 May 2019

TARGET AUDIENCE

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

* Text digitisation, Optical Character Recognition (OCR) [5] and Handwritten Text Recognition [6] (HTR).

* Digital Humanities, Digital Cultural Heritage.

* Image and document analysis.

* Digital libraries, Library and Archival science.

* Museum and Heritage Studies.

* Applied computational linguistics.

* Crowdsourcing.

* Interfaces and human-computer interaction.

TOPICS

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

* OCR [7] and/or HTR technology and tools for minority and historical languages, including dialects.

* Methods and tools for post-correction of OCR and/or HTR results.

* Document layout analysis, document understanding.

* Automated quality control for mass OCR and/or HTR data.

* Innovative access methods for historical texts and corpora.

* Natural language processing of ancient languages (e.g. Latin, Greek, Arabic, Coptic …).

* Visualisation 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 [8] production for historical texts and corpora.

* Data created with mobile devices.

* Data presentation and exploration on mobile devices.

* Ontological and linked data based contextualisation of digitised and born-digital scholarly data resources.

More info:

http://datech.digitisation.eu/call-for-papers/

Links: ------ [1] https://twitter.com/search?f=tweets&amp;q=%23datech2019&amp;src=typd [2] http://datech.digitisation.eu/previous-editions/datech-2014/ [3] http://datech.digitisation.eu/previous-editions/datech-2017/ [4] http://www.kvab.be/en/contact [5] https://www.digitisation.eu/glossary/optical-character-recognition-ocr/ [6] https://www.digitisation.eu/glossary/text-recognition/ [7] https://www.digitisation.eu/glossary/ocr/ [8] https://www.digitisation.eu/glossary/metadata/ -------------- next part -------------- A non-text attachment was scrubbed... Name: not available Type: text/html Size: 5573 bytes Desc: not available URL: <https://mailman.uib.no/public/corpora/attachments/20181220/4f6073ae/attachment.txt>



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