INCEpTION: A Semantic Annotation Platform

Annotation platforms are tools that facilitate the procedure of transferring external information to any type of raw resources. The information we add varies from one case to another. Images can be annotated by adding meta-data such as the date of creation or name of items depicted in them. Text documents can be enriched by linguistic … Continued

Deep Learning for Language Analysis Summer School

I attended the Deep learning summer school for language analysis at Universität zu Köln from 9 to 13 September. The summer school was a collaboration between the Qualitative Modeling of Complex Systems group and the Department for Digital Humanities. The venue of the conference was at the beautiful and green campus of University of Cologne. … Continued

Annotation, Motivations and Methods

Annotation enables us to transfer our knowledge or meta-knowledge of sources such as texts, images, videos, etc. to a computer or an algorithm. Furthermore, experts can convey detailed descriptions of a source to novices or the general public. In this digital history reflection, I focus on Linguistic annotation. What is annotation? An annotation adds a … Continued

Creating Concordance Tables in Python

From 16 to 17 November 2017 we had a DTU skills training on Introduction to Programming with Python, organised by dr. Folgert Karsdorp. After the workshop we built a small program to create concordance tables based on a file containing a lists of terms that was related to Eva’s research about the exchange of psychiatric … Continued