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Digital Humanities Benelux Conference 2017

Keynotes

Alan Marsden
‘The problem for an unexpected’: information theory and the arts in the age of ‘big data’
Abstract Information theory, rooted in the work of Claude Shannon in the 1940s, has held an attraction for arts researchers since its inception, but its detailed application was limited by the small amount of readily available data. Data is now... Read more
Lora Aroyo
Data Science for Smart Culture: Harnessing Human Semantics at Scale
Abstract Software systems are becoming ever more intelligent and more useful, but the way we interact with these machines too often reveals that they don’t actually understand people. Knowledge Representation and Semantic Web focus on the scientific challenges involved in... Read more