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Grant acquisition

CEDAR - Census data open linked – From fragment to fabric – Dutch census data in a web of global cultural and historic information

The research project “Census data open linked – CEDAR – From fragment to fabric – Dutch census data in a web of global cultural and historic information”, one of the projects of the Computational Humanities program of the KNAW, was awarded and will be launched in the autumn of 2011.

Within CEDAR two PhD students and a postdoc will work for more than four years together on the semantic access of data from the Dutch census of the last two centuries. The PhD students are supervised by Frank van Harmelen (VU) and Kees Mandemakers (IISG / Erasmus University Rotterdam).

03/08/2011,
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Witnessing the emergence of curatorial practices on an Online Social Network Site

In April Almila Akdag Salah will visit the Complex Systems Research Laboratory (SoSLab) lead by Prof. Dr. Haluk Bingol, Department of Computer Engineering, Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey. This visit is founded by an STSM grant of the COST MP0801 network.

15/02/2010,
Grant acquisition

BigGrid: Wikipedia experiment

As example of a knowledge creating system which is self-organized we look into WIKIPEDIA. In this study we will confront the way in which Wikipedia articles are linked with the way they are assigned to their categories.

01/01/2010 - 30/06/2010,
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