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Agora Project Review

Today, Agora is presenting the project results to the International Scientific Advisory Board of the CATCH program. The slides give a comprehensive overview of the project so far. AGORA Project: Final Review 2012 from Lora Aroyo Source:

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Studiedag Digitale Geschiedenis

On Januari 7 2013, Chiel van den Akker will be presenting a paper at the Studiedag Digitale Geschiedenis (Worskshop Digital History), organised by the Royal Dutch History Society (KNHG) and Huygens ING. The program and abstracts of the papers can

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Slides History as Dialogue

The slides of Chiel van den Akker talk “History as Dialogue” at the Digital Humanities Congress 2012 in Sheffield, 6-8 Sept. can be viewed on slideshare and on the DH Sheffield website. Source:

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Dial E for Events

Last week Lora Aroyo gave a keynote “Dial E for Events” at the i-semantics2012 conference. The focus of the talk were events and an approach, based on the theory that the disagreement among humans about events constitute a natural state, where

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Results first user studies: focus group and secondary school pupils

Master’s student Ardjan van Nuland has finished his master’s project in the context of the Agora project that was focused on the user perception of the Agora platform and interface. He conducted interviews with people with a Dutch-Indies background in

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Research Visit to Eurecom

Two weeks ago Agora team member Marieke visited the Eurecom research lab in France to discuss ideas for entity recognition and event presentation. We have collaborated before with them on the organisation of the DeRiVE workshop and we thought to

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History as Dialogue

Chiel will be presenting a paper on “History as Dialogue” at the Digital Humanities Congress at the University of Sheffield, 6-8 September 2012. The abstract of the paper reads thus: History as Dialogue  “The goal [of digital history] is not to

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