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The KB Lab hosts all experimental tools and data sets based on the KB's digitised collection.



The CHRONIC dataset consists of metadata for 313K classified newspaper images using computer vision techniques.



With CHRONReader you can search in Delpher's newspaper images using categories and keywords.


Tool to identify visual trends in advertisements in Dutch historical newspapers.


New: Classified Historical Newspaper Images (CHRONIC) & CHRONReader

Researchers-in-residence Melvin Wevers & Thomas Smits bij Universiteit van Nederland

Introducing the KB Researchers-in-residence 2018

Project partners wanted for two projects using KB data


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