LOEWE Workshop: Digital Humanities

Date: Monday, July 4 2011

Location: S2/02/B002

At the Workshop on Digital Humanities at the Technische Universität Darmstadt, about 30 participants from the Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, TU Darmstadt and Freies Deutsches Hochstift will discuss current issues and topics concerning this LOEWE project. The event features several talks about current research in Digital Humanities and is organized by UKP Lab, Computer Science Department at TU Darmstadt (Junior-Prof. Dr. Chris Biemann and Prof. Dr. Iryna Gurevych).

Workshop Program

10:00Structural survey of the Frankfurt projects (Ralf Gehrke) [Slides]
10:10Historical Semantics and Computational Linguistics (Silke Schwandt and Maria Sukhareva) [Slides part 1][Slides part 2]
11:10Coffee Break
11:30The Avesta - How many stemmata? (Thomas Jügel) [Slides]
12:00Automatic stemma generation. Circumnavigating the Data sparseness problem by means of random text and copy process simulation  (Armin Hoenen) [Slides]
12:30Lunch Break
14:00        Old Georgian Bible Transmissions (The Four Gospels) (Natia Dundua and Lela Samushia) [Slides]
14:30 Learning Time-Aligned Ordering of Documents by Example of Historical Documents (Zahurul Islam) [Slides]

Old Turkic Buddhist texts and their models (Andreas Waibel) [Slides]

15:30Coffee Break


How have Gmc. Biblical translations been influenced by Latin 'originals' vs. other earlier Gmc. translations? (Jens Chobotský and Tim Price) [Slides part 1][Slides part 2]


"Jesus Christ = Creamy Josh"?: historical semantic blurring and the need for a computational means to get at the 'root' of etymological relationships, i.e. a call for a web-tool that'll do the work for us (Tim Price) [Slides]

16:50Closing Discussion


Prof. Iryna Gurevych

WeRC Coordinator

+49 6151 16 25290

Foto von Iryna Gurevych
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