Following up on last year’s edition, in October 19th we participated in the second edition of SemStats, the ISWC workshop that brings together the Semantic Web and the Statistics communities. About 40 attendees showed up to talk all things Linked Statistical Data (LSD).… (continue reading)
The Digital Humanit ies Congress is a conference held in Sheffield every two years. Organized by the Humanities Research Institute of the University of Sheffield, its purpose is to promote the sharing of knowledge, ideas, and techniques within the digital humanities.… (continue reading)
On June 12-13 I attended the very First Digital Humanities Benelux Conference (#DHBenelux) in The Hague, organised in the Koninklijke Bibliotheek / Huygens ING. The response from the audience was great in terms of attendance: about 200 attendees showed up, while the most optimistic previsions were hoping for 60-70, which clearly speaks in favour of the growth of the community.… (continue reading)
Another appointment of CEDAR in Sydney was to meet Ingrid Mason and Anne Cregan at Intersect Australia. Intersect is Australia’s largest full-service eResearch support agency.
One project at Intersect is the Humanities Network Infrastructure (HuNI). The project aims at bringing together multiple humanities datasets, extracting structured information from them and increasing their linkage and accessibility.… (continue reading)
CEDAR had some planned activities in Sydney during the last weeks of October, and the 1st International Workshop on Semantic Statistics (SemStats) was the first one. Being one of the satellite events of the 12th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), SemStats tried to gather together for the first time the statistician and the semantic web communities.… (continue reading)
The Soeterbeeck eHumanities Workshop took place on June 13th and 14th, in the study center of Soeterbeeck, near Ravenstein, the Netherlands. It was organized by the Graduate School for the Humanities, CLS and HLCS, of Radboud University Nijmegen and the e-Humanities Research Group of the KNAW, the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences.… (continue reading)
The Open Data on the Web workshop (23 – 24 April 2013, Campus London, Shoreditch) was a great event co-organized by the W3C, the Open Data Institute and the Open Knowledge Foundation. It attracted substantial interest, leading to two very intensive days of presentations and discussion.… (continue reading)