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Historical Content Analysis

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We will present ALCIDE, our platform for the analysis of historical documents, at the "Work in Progress Linguistics Colloquium" organized by EURAC and the Competence Center for Language Studies at University of Bozen.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

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:

International workshop organized by CLARIN (Common Language Resource and Tools Infrastructure) and NeDiMAH (Network for Digital Methods in the Arts and Humanities).

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.

In the framework of the Marie Curie Actions 2014 Conference in Trento, we will present a demo of the ALCIDE system on November 18th during the gala dinner. Come and see us!

The paper "ALCIDE: An online platform for the Analysis of Language and Content In a Digital Environment" by Giovanni Moretti, Sara Tonelli, Stefano Menini, and Rachele Sprugnoli has been accepted at CLIC-it in the Digital Humanities track.

Abstract by Stefano Menini has been accepted at the international workshop "Exploring Historical Sources with Language Technology: Results and Perspectives".