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Digital Humanities

Supporting Big Data research in Azerbaijan

E-governance is the current focus of Big Data research by Professor Ramiz Aliguliyev to help resolve some of the difficulties researchers face with managing ever-expanding volumes of data.

Opening the door to Europe’s digital language library

The CLARIN research infrastructure (or simply “CLARIN”) was set up in 2012. Its objective is to make digital language resources from Europe accessible to humanities and social science researchers through a single sign-on.

Preserving the Radziwills heritage in Belarus

Support from the Belarusian research and education network BASNET has enabled the digitisation of the Radziwills book collection.

Conserving cultural heritage in Armenia

Books, newspapers, articles and other items spanning around 300 years of Armenian cultural history have been captured and preserved as digital objects.

Boosting the vitality of the Belarusian language

The survival and development of the Belarusian language has been boosted by the work of the Speech Synthesis and Recognition Laboratory at the United Institute of Informatics Problems of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus

Bringing ancient manuscripts to life

"Tikkoun Sofrim" (Hebrew for “Scribal Correction”) is a joint French-Israeli project to integrate the wisdom of the masses to digitalize ancient manuscripts using Handwritten Text-Recognition.

Finnish researchers develop robot reporters

The Finnish News Agency STT has made 2.7 million news articles available for researchers developing new language technology using machine learning and artificial intelligence.

Why TROLLing is the thing to do for linguists

Researchers not only need access to relevant scholarly publications, but also to the data sets and the software used to yield the research results. Take a look at the data repository for linguistics, TROLLing. Warning: linguist humour may occur!