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Towards the Integration of Language Tools Within Historical Digital Libraries

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Towards the Integration of Language Tools Within Historical Digital Libraries
During the last years the campaign of mass digitization made available catalogues and valuable rare manuscripts and old printed books vie the Internet. The Manuscriptorium digital library (Uhli and Knoll 2009) ingested hundreds of volumes and it is expected that the volume will grow up in the next years. Other European initiatives like Europeana (Europeana 2009) and Monasterium (Monasterium 2009) have also as central activities the online presentation of cultural heritage. With the growing of the available on-line volumes, a special attention was paid to the management and retrieval of documents within digital libraries. Enabling semantic technologies and intelligent linking and search are a big step forward, but they still do not succeed in making the content of old rare books intelligible to the broad public or specialists in other domains or languages. In this paper we will argue that multilingual language technologies have the potential to fill this gap. We overview the existent l...
Cristina Vertan
Added 29 Oct 2010
Updated 29 Oct 2010
Type Conference
Year 2010
Where LREC
Authors Cristina Vertan
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