Monthly Archives: March 2013

Research Moneyball

You should go read Jason Preim‘s excellent commentary in Nature –  Scholarship: Beyond the Paper but I wanted to call out a bit that I’ve talked about with a number of people and I think is important. We should be looking

Posted in Paul Groth, Staff Blogs

Dutch Ships and Sailors project started

Last week saw the kickoff of the new Clarin NL-funded project “Dutch Ships and Sailors”(*). This project will run for one year and gives me the opportunity to work with historians from both VU and Huygens ING on applying Linked Data

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

Successful Beyond the PDF 2 Conference

BeyondThePDF2 – TimeLapse from Jongens van de Tekeningen on Vimeo. Data2Semantics was the local organizer for the Beyond the PDF 2 conference. This conference brought together over 200 scholars, technologists, librarians and publishers to discuss the future of research communication.

Posted in Data2Semantics, Projects

Annotation process

In the past phase of the project we’ve been focussing (amonst others) on the manual annotation process. Finally, it’s are getting along well. It has been quite a struggle appropriately placing the entity stamps, having the computerized annotations in the back

Posted in Mona, Projects

Annotation process

In the past phase of the project we’ve been focussing (amonst others) on the manual annotation process. Finally, it’s are getting along well. It has been quite a struggle appropriately placing the entity stamps, having the computerized annotations in the back

Posted in Mona, Projects

Going for Gold…

Fascinating to see how worlds collide in where computer scientists and social scientists are working together to see how we can make sense of large datasets to understand activist groups’ tactics and their targets’ responses. Clearly, not a question for

Posted in Mona, Projects

Going for Gold…

Fascinating to see how worlds collide in where computer scientists and social scientists are working together to see how we can make sense of large datasets to understand activist groups’ tactics and their targets’ responses. Clearly, not a question for

Posted in Mona, Projects

The Verrijkt Koninkrijk Hackathon Report

On Friday, March 8th, we organized a Verrijkt Koninkrijk Linked Data Hackathon at the Intertain Lab of VU Amsterdam. The event was co-sponsored by the Network Institute. The goal of the hackathon was to allow third party developers to produce

Posted in Staff Blogs, Victor de Boer

Thanks for flying Viz

Historically, whenever we wanted to convey large amounts of potentially complex information to others, we would write it down using a copious amount of text. While this has worked fairly well for many centuries – and in fact still does

Posted in Mona, Projects

Thanks for flying Viz

Historically, whenever we wanted to convey large amounts of potentially complex information to others, we would write it down using a copious amount of text. While this has worked fairly well for many centuries – and in fact still does

Posted in Mona, Projects