DATeCH 2014 – May 19-20, Madrid

DATeCH brings together researchers and practitioners looking for innovative approaches for the creation, transformation and exploitation of historical documents in digital form.


OCR technology and tools for historical documents including:

  • Methods and tools for post-correction of OCR results.
  • Automated quality control for mass OCR data.
  • Innovative access methods for historical texts and corpora.
  • Natural language processing of ancient languages (Latin, Greek).
  • Visualization techniques and interfaces for search and research in digital humanities.
  • Crowdsourcing techniques for collecting and annotating data in digital humanities.
  • Enrichment of and metadata production for historical texts and corpora.

Important dates

  • January 7, 2014 – Paper submission deadline
  • February 28, 2014 – Decision notification
  • March 31, 2014 – Camera-ready papers due
  • May 19-20, 2014 – Conference

DATeCH 2014 is supported by the Succeed project and the Impact Centre of Competence in Digitisation.