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Historical Content Analysis

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.

Six papers have been accepted at LREC 2016 - the 10th Language Resources and Evaluation Conference, 23-28 May 2016, Portorož (Slovenia).

Four papers have been accepted at CLiC-it 2015, the second Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics (3-4 December 2015, Trento).

Starting from today the DH group will host the intern Angelo Basile, who will work for a month at a project related to natural language processing applied to Dante's literary work.

The short paper "Recognizing Biographical Sections in Wikipedia" authored by Alessio Palmero Aprosio and Sara Tonelli has been accepted at the 2015 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing (EMNLP 2015).

Tommaso Elli from Density Design Lab successfully defended his Master thesis at the Polytechnic University of Milan. His thesis is the first outcome of the collaboration between our group and the Density Design team. The collaboration aims at fostering the cross-fertilization between Design, Natural Language Processing and Digital Humanities.

The manuscript entitled "Towards Sentiment Analysis for Historical Texts" by Rachele Sprugnoli, Sara Tonelli, Alessandro Marchetti e Giovanni Moretti has been accepted for publication in the DSH: Digital Scholarship in the Humanities journal and is now online.

During the roundtable "Distant Reading, Digital Humanities, and Italian Studies" at the 2015 Conference of the American Association of Italian Studies, Selena Daly (Dept. of French and Italian, University of California, Santa Barbara) will present a joint work carried out with Giovanni Moretti and Rachele Sprugnoli: "A Distant Reading of F.T. Marinetti’s Writings (1909-1918)".
The conference will be held at the University of Colorado Boulder.

We will present ALCIDE, our platform for the analysis of historical documents, at the "Work in Progress Linguistics Colloquium" organized by EURAC and the Competence Center for Language Studies at University of Bozen.

Speaker: Michele Petochi (EPFL), Managing Director EPFL Venice at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne

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