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IMPACT News

Nº 21

April 25th, 2017

Dear friends,

Here you are the new number of IMPACT News!

Open registration for DATeCH International Conference 2017

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DDays & DATeCH 2017 Call for participation

 

What are the Digitisation Days?

The Digitisation Days aim to present an up-to-date vision of the most recent advances in technology for the digitisation of text, to showcase successful experiences in their application and to explore the challenges for the near future of digitisation. It comprises the DATeCH International Conference that is conceived as forum to present, discuss and showcase latest techniques in digitisation and related fields.

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veraPDF 1.4 version released

We are pleased to announce that the new release of veraPDF is available. veraPDF 1.4 has a new GUI wizard for creating custom policy files. Significant performance optimisations have been made to the greenfield PDF parser.

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2017 IFLA News Media Satellite Conference, Extension of CfP

IFLA 2017 News Media Satellite Conference

www.slubdd.de/iflanewsmedia 
Relying on News Media. Long Term Preservation and Perspectives for Our Collective Memory

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Europeana, Stanford University Library, SUB Göttingen, Jouve and Ateneu Barcelonès join IMPACT


The IMPACT Centre of Competence in digitisation is proud to announce that five new institutions have joined us as Standard Member:

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BnF and L3i Competition on Post-OCR Text Correction, ICDAR 2017

 

The IMPACT Centre Board member Bibliothèque nationale de France and L3i research lab (University of La Rochelle) are proud to announce that their competition on Post-OCR Text Correction has been accepted by ICDAR 2017 conference (Kyoto, November 10-15). The registration for this competition is open until March 30th.

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Breakthrough in archival access: Googling through archives within reach

         

Pilot project Full Automatic Archival Access completed

AMSTERDAM|THE HAGUE|MADRID|NIJMEGEN – The ability to google through records is within reach, concludes the final report of the project Full Automatic Archival Access (FAAA). This project studied the opportunities to use new digital technologies to make paper based archives searchable at document-level. Four out of five words were correctly recognized by OCR- and NER-software.

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From INL to the Instituut voor de Nederlandse Taal

In 2016, the Instituut voor Nederlandse Lexicologie (Institute for Dutch Lexicology) is transformed into a renewed institute with a broader mission: the Instituut voor de Nederlandse Taal (Dutch Language Institute). Anyone who wants to know anything about the Dutch language through the centuries will find their answer at the Instituut voor de Nederlandse Taal.

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