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Two new master students are joining the INVENiT team

Leon Wessels and Cristina-Iulia Bucur are presenting today their goals and research questions within the context of the new edition of the INVENiT cross-disciplinary project, collaboration between computer science and history researchers to define genre-specific relevance for linked data patterns for enabling semantic searching

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VU Humanities Graduate Seminar January 30th, 2014

Today we attended and presented at the faculty of humanities at the VU during the afternoon program of the graduate seminar. The theme of the afternoon, Revolutions in the Humanities, consisted of several project presentations and ended with a panel

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Meeting Rijksmuseum PK-online

On 16 December 2013 we had a meeting with Rianneke van der Houwen at the Rijksmuseum. In this meeting we learned a lot about the digitalisation of the Rijksmuseum prints and especially the annotating process. The whole digitalisation program started

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Delpher

The Koninklijke Bibliotheek launched Delpher, a search engine giving access to millions of historical text resources, varying from magazines, newspapers and books. The data is available via a public API and can also be downloaded as a complete dataset. To

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PiLOD 2.0

PiLOD 2.0 is the second iteration of the Linked Open Data think tank, a joined effort to make government data open and linkable by addressing legislative en technical problems. These issues are addressed in the form of seven cases, each

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Welcome

Humanities researchers depend in their research on the efficiency and effectiveness of the search functionality provided in various cultural heritage collections online (e.g. images, videos and textual material). The Rijksmuseum Prints collection, with over 600.000 prints, is one of those

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Public kick-off embedded research projects

In order to get more acquainted with other projects that combine the humanities and computer sciences, we decided to visit the Public kick-off embedded research projects, which hosted a lot of projects doing just that. We were welcomed by Rens

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