Introduction: Apart from its buoyant conclusion that authorship attribution methods are rather robust to noise (transcription errors) introduced by optical character recognition and handwritten text recognition, this article also offers a comprehensive read on the application of sophisticated computational techniques for testing and validation in a data curation process.
Introduction: Ecologists are much aided by historical sources of information on human-animal interaction. But how does one cope with the plethora of different descriptions for the same animal in the historic record? A Dutch research group reports on how to aggregate ‘Bunzings’, ‘Ullingen’, and ‘Eierdieven’ (‘Egg-thieves’) into a useful historical ecology knowledge base.
Introduction: This post analyses the sequence alignment text/image and the quality of manuscript transcriptions.
Introduction: This post presents stereotypes on research methods in egyptology, and the current and new projects and tools in this research field.
Introduction: This post highlights the analysis of illuminated manuscript in art history before and after digital methods and tools.
Introduction: Here is the presentation of a project in anthropology on digital humanities methods and researches.
Introduction: This post highlights a new multipurpose platform in epigraphy.
Introduction: This post outlines Giorgio Caviglia’s work on interaction between visualization tools and humanities, and its consequences for research process and results.
Introduction: This post outlines how Swiss partners were able to create a tool for Gothic handwriting recognition.
Introduction: This post presents a technology which produces a dynamic image from photos, to improve the reading of illegible or erased signs.