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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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Elena González-Blanco García, Julián Marías Research Award

November 15th, 2018|0 Comments

POSTDATA main researcher, LINHD founder and General Manager of Europe at CoverWallet, Elena González-Blanco, has been awarded the prestigious "Julián Marías" 2017 prize, in the category of "researchers under 40 years". The Research Awards of the [...]

Second Call of Papers: Special issue journal Revista de Poética Medieval

November 8th, 2018|0 Comments

The POSTDATA project would like to invite you to participate in a special issue of the journal Revista de Poética Medieval. The issue will focus on the state of the art of poetic resources online [...]

Workshop at UNED towards DARIAH infrastructures for Digital Humanities in Spain

November 6th, 2018|0 Comments

El 30 de octubre pasado se celebró un taller sobre infraestructura de DARIAH en la UNED. El evento fue organizado por el Proyecto H2020 DESIR-DARIAH en el Laboratorio de Innovación en Humanidades Digitales (LINHD-UNED) y [...]

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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.