News & events

News

Presenting KB research

Recently several presentations with a connection to the KB lab took place. Here we provide an overview of those presentation and where to find their slides or recordings.

Call KB Researcher-in-Residence 2022

Are you an early career data scientist, social scientist, computer scientist, humanities scholar, or more simply put, a researcher working with or interested in our digital collections, such as the...

CLARIAH Fellowship Call for Proposals

CLARIAH opens a fellowship call for Research Fellowships and Teaching Fellowships.

New website for the Web Curator Tool

The software the KB uses and develops for webarchiving purposes, the Web Curator Tool (WCT), has a new website: https://webcuratortool.org/

AI research projects granted for culture

The KB has been successful in receiving the awards for two research projects around AI technology. Both projects aim to develop new techniques based on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and also...

Call KB Researcher-in-Residence 2021 (Call closed)

Are you an early career data sc ientist, social scientist, computer scientist, humanities scholar, or more simply put, a researcher working with or interested in our digital collecti ons, such...

Events

24

Jun

LIBER 2021 - Virtual Poster Exhibition

For Liber 2021 Mirjam Cuper, Robert Krom, Ilse Rombout and Kees Teszelszky have made a poster presentation about the ‘Medieval Meme Generator’ and the website ‘Delpher demo: pandemics through time’ called "Enriching accessibility of digital heritage collections: from searching to exploring".

25

Jun

LIBER 2021 - All Together Now: Establishing Successful Collaborations

The presentation is held by Laura Hollink, Marieke van Erp, and Martijn Kleppe. They will present the Dutch Cultural AI Lab.

Past events

15

Jun

WAC 2021 - Improving the quality of web harvests using Web Curator Tool

The Koninklijke Bibliotheek, National Library of the Netherlands together with the National Library of New Zealand (NLNZ) will hold a presentation about how they perform quality assurance in the webarchive.

18

Mar

An update on assessing the impact of OCR quality in KB collections

This session will give an update on ongoing work aimed at assessing the impact of varying OCR quality in KB collections, focusing on Dutch texts.

17

Mar

Examining a multi-layered approach for classification of OCR quality without Ground Truth

Examining a multi-layered approach for classification of OCR quality without Ground Truth With more and more heritage collections digitally available, the use of computer driven research tasks is increasing. However, there is a pitfall: the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) quality...

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