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POSTDATA – Poetry Standardization and Linked Open Data

The project funded by ERC Starting Grant 2015 – Horizon 2020, aims at shortening the digital gap among poetry and technology.

Making poetry available online as machine-readable data will open a great world of possibilities of linking, indexing and extracting new information.

WHAT IS POSTDATA?

We aim to transform
traditional scholarship on poetry into a digital humanities research environment.
Combining cutting-edge philological and computational research
we are constructing
a virtual world of semantically linked poetry.

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POSTDATA participates in TEI workshop in Paris

January 29th, 2019|0 Comments

Last week, Helena Bermudez Sabel, POSTDATA Researcher and member of our LINHD Lab was one of the teachers of the workshop Atelier d’initiation à l’encodage XML-TEI et à la fouille de textes en espagnol that took [...]

Elena Gonzalez-Blanco most top leader of tomorrow in Spain

January 23rd, 2019|0 Comments

Elena Gonzalez-Blanco, General Manager of Europe at CoverWallet and IP of the POSTDATA project, has been nominated as one of the top leaders of tomorrow in Spain by the prestigious foundation Choiseul and has been ranked #1. Choiseulis an independent research center dedicated to [...]

POSTDATA presented at EADH 2018: “Data in Digital Humanities” in Galway

December 10th, 2018|0 Comments

The European Association for Digital Humanities (EADH) held its inaugural conference at the National University of Ireland, Galway from 7-9 December 2018. The theme of the conference was ‘Data in Digital Humanities’ and brought together and represents [...]

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The case of POETRY is especially significant, as every country, group and literary genre has followed an independent and idiosyncratic evolution path. As a result, online access to poetry collections is highly fragmented. The addition of a “semantic” layer of data to existing different databases and digital resources devoted to poetry will boost interoperability among them and will let scholars develop innovative comparative studies, which were not possible to carry out before.