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Dyllong, Eva

A Multifunctional Historical Document Research System

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In this talk, the key components of a multifunctional historical document research system are discussed. An ongoing project which aims at creating a representative corpus of documents that reflect the impact of the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche in the period 1865-1945 forms the case study for the system.

The realisation of the system includes several working fields: the collection of relevant historical documents, the digitization and choice of a suitable library-oriented data standards for archival storage, the design and implementation of a database, the development of fuzzy techniques for searching on documents with a non-standard orthography, the preparation of communication, annotation and visualisation tools, and the design of a user interface adapted for heterogeneous user group ranging from interested amateurs to experts.

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  author =	{Dyllong, Eva},
  title =	{{A Multifunctional Historical Document Research System}},
  booktitle =	{Digital Historical Corpora- Architecture, Annotation, and Retrieval},
  pages =	{1--3},
  series =	{Dagstuhl Seminar Proceedings (DagSemProc)},
  ISSN =	{1862-4405},
  year =	{2007},
  volume =	{6491},
  editor =	{Lou Burnard and Milena Dobreva and Norbert Fuhr and Anke L\"{u}deling},
  publisher =	{Schloss Dagstuhl -- Leibniz-Zentrum f{\"u}r Informatik},
  address =	{Dagstuhl, Germany},
  URL =		{},
  URN =		{urn:nbn:de:0030-drops-10456},
  doi =		{10.4230/DagSemProc.06491.4},
  annote =	{Keywords: Literature database, digitization and archival storage}

Keywords: Literature database, digitization and archival storage
Collection: 06491 - Digital Historical Corpora- Architecture, Annotation, and Retrieval
Issue Date: 2007
Date of publication: 13.06.2007

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