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We will present ALCIDE, our platform for the analysis of historical documents, at the "Work in Progress Linguistics Colloquium" organized by EURAC and the Competence Center for Language Studies at University of Bozen.

Map in AtlasCSHD

Our group has been included in the "Atlas of Digital Humanities and Social Science" (AtlasCSHD), a map intended to give visibility to researchers, projects, centers and resources in the field of Digital Humanities and Social Sciences in Latin languages.


Our collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR) was reported in several Italian newspapers.


As a joint initiative with Tommaso Caselli (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), we set up a collaboration with the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities and Research (MIUR) on the automatic analysis of linguistic data contained in the answers given by the participants of the public consultation "La Buona Scuola" (#labuonascuola).


The abstract "Crowdsourcing Temporal Relations in Italian and English" by Tommaso Caselli (CLTL-VUA, Amsterdam) and Rachele Sprugnoli (DH-FBK) has been accepted at the 25th Meeting of Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands (CLIN25).

The conference will take place at the City Campus of the University of Antwerp on February 5-6, 2015.


Slides presented at the workshop "Exploring Historical Sources with Language Technology" are available at the following address:

Slides presented at the First Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics - CLIC2014 are available online as well:


On Monday, December 1 2014, Federico Sangati will give an overview of the work of our group at the ILLC, the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation of the University of Amsterdam: check the programme of the presentation.


In the context of her PhD research, Rachele Sprugnoli has prepared a questionnaire about the notion of “event” for historians and the interest towards the use of Natural Language Processing tools to support historical investigations.


Poster and pictures of our participation at the Marie Curie Actions 2014 Conference are online at the following page:


The Web page about the round table "Il Tempo nel Linguaggio" / "Time and Language" organized in the context of "Festiva della Scienza" has been updated with slides and pictures of the event: