QuPiD2 at the Digital Health Humanities Symposium

On 15 December 2017 the QuPiD2 team was well represented at the Digital Health Humanities Symposium in Amsterdam, with the following four presentations:

  • Serge ter Braake & Inger Leemans: “200 years of vaccinations in the Netherlands: a digital exercise in tracing discourse and concept drift”
  • Roser Morante & Chantal van Son: “Extracting perspectives from the vaccination debate”
  • Chantal van Son, Lora Aroyo, Roser Morante & Piek Vossen, “Micro propositions as a basis for deep text understanding”
  • Antske Fokkens & Piek Vossen, “GRaSP: a formal model for perspectives”

Chantal van Son presenting about micro propositions


QuPiD at the second Dutch Royal Library ‘Newspaper Day’

The Dutch Royal Library (Koninklijke Bibliotheek) hosts a wealth of digitized Dutch newspapers.  On the 20th of January a conference was held there on how to do research on changing ‘concepts’ over time in newspapers and other digitized Dutch sources. Serge ter Braake held a presentation there on how to do research on concepts in literary magazine De Gids in the nineteenth century, proposing a step-by-step plan and addressing three main techniques.

A report of the day can be found here.


QuPID paper at DRIFT-a-LOD workshop

On 20 November Serge ter Braake presented the following paper at the DRIFT-a-LOD workshop in Bologna, at EKAW:

Antske Fokkens, Serge ter Braake , Isa Maks and Davide Ceolin: ‘On the Semantics of Concept Drift: Towards Formal Definitions of Semantic Change‘.

2 days later the same paper was presented in Amsterdam at the KNAW DESIDERIA meeting on concept drift.


Ter Braake at the DRIFT-a-LOD Workshop in Bologna

QuPID2 at 2nd International Workshop on Computational History and Data Driven Humanities

On May 25th QuPID2 researcher Serge ter Braake will present a paper in Dublin at the 2nd International Workshop on Computational History and Data Driven Humanities. The paper is a methodological survey on Digital Humanities tools and data driven research, co-authored by Antske Fokkens, Niels Ockeloen and QuPID2 colleague Chantal van Son.

The entire program can be found here.