The IMPACT Centre of Competence in digitisation is proud to announce that five new institutions have joined us as Standard Member: Continue reading
The IMPACT Centre Board member Bibliothèque nationale de France and L3i research lab (University of La Rochelle) are proud to announce that their competition on Post-OCR Text Correction has been accepted by ICDAR 2017 conference (Kyoto, November 10-15). The registration for this competition is open until March 30th.
EXTENDED DEADLINE – Abstracts due on 13 January and full papers on 20 January, 2017
We are proud to announce that the DATeCH International Conference and the Digitisation Days will take place on 1-2 June, 2017, in Göttingen. Below, we include the information of the DATeCH call for papers. For further information, please visit http://ddays.digitisation.eu. Continue reading
Pilot project Full Automatic Archival Access completed
AMSTERDAM|THE HAGUE|MADRID|NIJMEGEN – The ability to google through records is within reach, concludes the final report of the project Full Automatic Archival Access (FAAA). This project studied the opportunities to use new digital technologies to make paper based archives searchable at document-level. Four out of five words were correctly recognized by OCR- and NER-software. Continue reading
In 2016, the Instituut voor Nederlandse Lexicologie (Institute for Dutch Lexicology) is transformed into a renewed institute with a broader mission: the Instituut voor de Nederlandse Taal (Dutch Language Institute). Anyone who wants to know anything about the Dutch language through the centuries will find their answer at the Instituut voor de Nederlandse Taal. Continue reading
One of the tasks that had to be carried out in PREFORMA during these last two months of 2016 is to prepare a report to be submitted to the European Commission describing the impact that PREFORMA has generated to date for the memory institutions and for any other relevant target groups and the plans for the sustainability and exploitation of the main results of the project. Continue reading