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Giovanni Moretti will take part to the "Visualisation Meeting" organized by the COST Action IS1310 Reassembling the Republic of Letters, 1500–1800.

The meeting will take place in Como (Italy) from April the 4th to April the 8th 2016.


We will participate with our system ALCIDE to the Festival of Methods, which will take place June 30th in Siena. This event draws on the tradition of shared tasks in Computational Linguistics, where conference participants are given the chance to all work on the same data with the same research question.


PAGANS (Playful Art: a GAme oN Similarity) won the "Digital Humanities Awards 2015" in the category "Best use of DH for fun"!

Moreover, ALCIDE (Analysis of Language and Content In a Digital Environment) is the 2nd Runner Up in the category "Best DH tool or suite of tools".

Thanks to all those who supported us!


The abstract "Annotation of Temporal Information on Historical Texts: a Small Corpus for a Big Challenge" by Manuela Speranza and Rachele Sprugnoli has been accepeted at the "Formal Representation and Digital Humanities" workshop. The worskhop will take place in Verona on June, 28th-29th 2016.


We have two projects listed in the showcase provided by the European Association for Digital Humanities (EADH) on its website. These two projects have been accepted by EADH for their meaningful contribution to Digital Humanities in Europe.


The paper "Enriching a Small Artwork Collection through Semantic Linking" by Mauro Dragoni, Serena Villata, Sara Tonelli and Elena Cabrio has been accepted for presentation at the 13th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC2016), to be held from May 29th to June 2nd in Heraklion, Crete, Greece.


We have THREE resources nominated for the DH Awards 2015!


Three papers submitted by members of our group have been accepted at the Annual Conference on Digital Humanities (DH2016) to be held in Krakow, Poland.


The Call for Tasks for EVALITA 2016 is out together with the important dates of the initiative.


Rachele Sprugnoli is among the EVALITA 2016 chairs together with Pierpaolo Basile (Università degli Studi di Bari Aldo Moro), Franco Cutugno (Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II), Malvina Nissim (Center for Language and Cognition Groningen, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen), and Viviana Patti (University of Torino).