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Niels’ paper awarded first Bob Wielinga award at EKAW

Niels Ockeloen’s paper on Data2Documents was awarded the first Bob Wielinga memorial award for best research paper at the 20th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW2016). “Data 2 Documents: Modular and distributive content management in RDF” was

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Proceedings of BD2015 now available

We’re happy to announce that the Proceedings of the first conference on Biographical Data in a Digital World are now available: Proceedings BD2015 Source: BiographyNetBiographyNet

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BiographyNet video presentation

We have created a video presentation that provides an overview of the BiographyNet project so far. The video is available on YouTube, and can be found here. Source: BiographyNetBiographyNet

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Workshop Biographies in a Digital World: Amsterdam 9 April 2015

The BiographyNet team is co-organizing a workshop on the theme of biographies in a digital world on 9 April 2015.  Program and registration details will follow soon here.   Source: BiographyNetBiographyNet

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BiographyNet is looking for two Network Institute Academy Assistants (Computational Linguistics/Computer Science & History)

The BiographyNet team is looking for two academy assistants for the project Time will tell a different story. Mining perspectives in historical texts with the help of NLP. We are looking for a master student computational linguistics or computer science

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Workshop Geschiedenis en Digitale Historische Tekstanalyse – 4 April 2014, Vrije Universiteit

Workshop Geschiedenis en Digitale Historische Tekstanalyse – 4 April 2014,  Vrije Universiteit De laatste jaren is er veel aandacht voor de mogelijkheden van ‘Digital Humanities’, of ‘e-Humanities’, voor historisch onderzoek.  Bij Digital Humanities projecten is er vrijwel altijd sprake van

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Blogs on Interdisciplinary Collaboration and labeling the Digital Humanities

Recently BiographyNet historian Serge ter Braake wrote two digital humanities blogs: A blog on interdisciplanry collaboration, based on BiographyNet experiences. A blog on the use of the terms ‘Digital Humanities’ and ‘E-Humanities’.       Source: BiographyNetBiographyNet

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Piek Vossen + team win EYR4 Challenge

Piek Vossen and his team are among the winners of the Enlighten Your Research Challenge 2013. The winning proposal is called: “Recording History in Large News Streams”. A Summary of the proposal: “Every day thousands of news articles are published,

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BiographyNet paper accepted for Linked Science (LISC) @ ISWC 2013

Our paper ‘BiographyNet: Managing Provenance at multiple levels and from different perspectives’ (Niels Ockeloen, Antske Fokkens, Serge ter Braake, Piek Vossen, Victor de Boer, Guus Schreiber, and Susan Legêne) has been accepted for the Linked Science workshop at the ISWC

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21 September 2013: Els Kloek on shortlist Libris History Price

The previously mentioned book from Els Kloek has now also made it to the shortlist for the Libris History Price 2013. All five nominees can be found here. Source: BiographyNetBiographyNet

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