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

'Hoe gaat jouw Instagram post geschiedenis schrijven?' en 'Waar is de stoere, rokende Marlboro man heen?'. Thomas Smits en Melvin Wevers beantwoorden deze vragen in hun 15 minuten durende college...

Introducing the KB Researchers-in-residence 2018

Antoine Peris and dr. Cynthia Liem are the new researchers-in-residence at the KB. Both researchers work at the TU Delft and will be working together with the Digital Humanities team...

Project partners wanted for two projects using KB data

As KB Lab we also hope to provide a platform for the community working with the digitised collection of the KB. We cannot help everyone ourselves, but we can hopefully...

DH Clinics wins Victorine Iniative prize

We are happy to announce that the DH Clinics , co-organised by KB Lab member Lotte Wilms , together with Ben Companjen from Leiden University Libraries and Michiel Cock of...

KBK-1M Dataset available via DANS

We are happy to announce that as of today, access to the KBK-1M Dataset can be obtained through the Easy system of DANS (Data Archiving and Networked Services), the Netherlands...

Find visual trends in newspaper advertisements with SIAMESE

Over the past few months, Melvin Wevers joined the KB Lab as Researcher-in-residence. During his stay, he did not only manage to defend his PhD succesfully, but together with Juliette...

Events

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Jan

KB Fellowlezing: Prof. dr. Joep Leerssen

Met de fellowlezing sluit de KB Fellow zijn of haar onderzoek bij de KB af. De veertiende fellow is dit jaar prof. dr. Joep Leerssen en hij zal op 16 januari zijn verblijf in de KB afsluiten met een openbare...

26

Jan

KB Lab at CLIN28

The KB Lab will be present at the 28th Computational Linguistics in the Netherlands (CLIN) conference with two poster presentations. Janneke van der Zwaan & Lotte Wilms: Ochre, a Toolbox for OCR Post-Correction Martijn Kleppe, Lotte Wilms & Steven Claeyssens:...

9

Apr

LIBER Digital Humanities working group meeting

The LIBER Digital Humanities working group will meet at the KB for a hands-on workshop. The event is meant for members only, but anyone can join the working group and contribute. For more information please see the LIBER website ...

Past events

31

Oct

Universiteit van Nederland: Levend verleden

Levend Verleden “Meer dan het verleden interesseert mij de toekomst, want daarin ben ik van plan te leven” zei Einstein. Maar toch werkt het verleden nog zo sterk door in het heden dat het bijna niet los te zien is...

17

Oct

DH Clinic: Natural language processing en Linked Data

U wilt onderzoekers op het gebied van Digital Humanities beter kunnen faciliteren en ondersteunen? Weten wat computationele manieren van onderzoek doen nu precies inhouden en beter begrijpen wat dat kan betekenen voor uw werk? De UB's van de Vrije Universiteit,...

12

Oct

Poster presentation OCR evaluation & correction at eScience Symposium

During the National eScience Symposium at the Amsterdam ArenA, associated research engineer dr. Janneke van der Zwaan , will present a poster on the research project she undertakes with Lotte Wilms on the 'Evaluation & automated correction of historical newspaper...

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