Happy 2014 from the NWR team!

The first year of NWR is coming to a close and we definitely had a good year. We started off a bit bumpy due to some administrative delays, but we have caught up: our pipeline is up and running, we are analysing the results from the first batch of data processed, we wrote a bunch of well-received papers, gave lots of presentations, and received a grant for additional computing power and expertise. Our agendas for 2014 are already filling up…

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CATCH Symposium Patterns in Narrative Texts

On Friday December 13, the “Patterns in Narrative Texts” symposium took place at Meertens Institute in Amsterdam. This symposium was part of the series of meetings organised by different projects within the Continuous Access to Cultural Heritage framework funded by NWO. Narratives play a crucial role in the NewsReader project as they provide the framework for connecting the events, news stories and entities in our domain. We were thus very interested in seeing what our colleagues are working on. The…

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