[Humanist] 30.449 events: historical documents in digital form (DATeCH 2017)

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                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 30, No. 449.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
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        Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2016 12:36:46 +0200
        From: Marco Büchler <mbuechler at etrap.eu>
        Subject: [1st CfP for DATeCH 2017 in Göttingen, Germany - Digital Access to Textual Cultural Heritage]

Call for papers

Göttingen, 1-2 June, 2017

The DATeCH international conference brings together researchers and 
practitioners looking for innovative approaches for the creation, 
transformation and exploitation of historical documents in digital form. 

Important dates

  * 7 January 2017 - Paper submission deadline
  * 28 February 2017 - Decision notification
  * 31 March 2017 - Camera-ready papers due
  * 1-2 June 2017 - Conference Target audience

The conference aims to foster interdisciplinary work and linking 
together participants engaged in the following areas:

  * Text digitization and OCR.
  * Digital humanities.
  * Image and document analysis.
  * Digital libraries and library science.
  * Applied computational linguistics.
  * Crowdsourcing.
  * Interfaces and human-computer interaction. 

Topics of interest are all those related to the practical and scientific 
goals listed above, such as:

  * OCR technology and tools for minority and historical languages.
  * Methods and tools for post-correction of OCR results.
  * Automated quality control for mass OCR data.
  * Innovative access methods for historical texts and corpora.
  * Natural language processing of ancient languages (Latin, Greek).
  * Visualization techniques and interfaces for search and research in
    digital humanities.
  * Publication and retrieval on e-books and mobile devices.
  * Crowdsourcing techniques for collecting and annotating data in
    digital humanities.
  * Enrichment of and metadata production for historical texts and corpora.
  * Data created with mobile devices.
  * Data presentation and exploration on mobile devices.
  * Ontological and linked data based contextualization of digitized and
    born digital scholarly data resources. Venue

The conference will take place in the Niedersächsische Staats- und 
Universitätsbibliothek Göttingen, Historical Building, in the framework 
of the Digitisation Days  http://ddays.digitisation.eu/ (1-2 June, 2017). Programme committee

The programme committee is chaired by Apostolos Antonacopoulos (Salford 
University, UK) and Marco Büchler (Georg August University Göttingen, 
Germany) and integrated by:

  * Alicia Formes, Computer Vision Center, Universitat Autònoma de
    Barcelona, Spain
  * Aly Conteh,  LDS Church History Library, Salt Lake City, USA
  * Basilis Gatos, Demokritos National Center for Scientific Research,
  * Claire Clivaz, Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics, Lausanne, Switzerland
  * Clemens Neudecker, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin - Preußischer
    Kulturbesitz, Germany
  * Dirk Roorda, Data Archiving and Networked Services, Amsterdam, The
  * Elena Gonzalez-Blanco García, UNED, Madrid, Spain
  * Enrique Vidal, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
  * Eric Lease Morgan, University of Notre Dame, USA
  * Geoffrey Rockwell, University of Alberta, Canada
  * Gimena del Rio Riande, CONICET, Argentina
  * Günter Mühlberger, Universität Innsbruck, Austria
  * Jim Salmons, FactMiners, USA
  * Joan Andreu Sánchez, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain

#  Klaus Schulz, Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München, Germany

# Kristoffer L. Nielbo, Interacting Minds Centre, School of Culture and 
Society, Aarhus University, Denmark
# Laura Mandell, Texas A&M University, USA
# Laurent Romary, Inria & DARIAH, France and Germany
# Lou Burnard, Lou Burnard consulting, UK
# Mike Kestemont, University of Antwerp, Belgium
# Neil Fitzgerald, The British Library, UK
# Rafael C. Carrasco (DLSI & Impact Centre of Competence, Universidad de 
Alicante), Spain
# Simone Marinai, Universitá  degli Studi di Firenze, Italy
# Stefan Gradmann, KU Leuven, Belgium
# Stefan Pletschacher, University of Salford, UK
# Stoyan Mihov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Bulgaria
# Thierry Paquet, Université de Rouen, France
# Tomasz Parkońa, Poznań Supercomputing and Networking Center, Poland Submission

The following criteria will be applied to all papers submitted to DATeCH 
2017 (http://ddays.digitisation.eu/datech-2017/submissions/):

  * Authors are invited to submit full papers of up to 6 pages in length.

  * Only original material will be accepted.

  * All submissions will be peer reviewed and accepted papers will be
    published in the conference proceedings, indexed in a major digital

  * The authors of the best contributions will be invited to prepare an
    extended version for a collective publication of selected papers in
    an indexed journal (an additional reviewing process will be applied). Contact

For additional information, please visit 
http://ddays.digitisation.eu/datech-2017/or send an email to 
datech at digitisation.eu <mailto:datech at digitisation.eu>.

Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
Georg-August-Universität Göttingen
Papendiek 16 (Heynehaus)
37073 Göttingen

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