Nederlab

Title

Nederlab, online laboratory for humanities research on Dutch text collections

Description

The Nederlab project aims to bring together all digitized texts relevant to Dutch national heritage, the history of Dutch language and culture (c. 800 - present) in one user-friendly and tool-enriched open access web interface, allowing scholars to simultaneously search and analyze data from texts spanning the full recorded history of the Netherlands, its language and culture. The project builds on various initiatives: for corpora Nederlab collaborates with the scientific libraries and institutions, for infrastructure with CLARIN (and CLARIAH), for tools with eHumanities programmes such as Catch, IMPACT and CLARIN (TICCL, frog). Nederlab will offer a large number of search options with which researchers can find the occurrence of a particular term in a particular corpus or subcorpus. It'll also offer visualization of search results through line graphs, bar graphs, circle graphs, or scatter graphs. Furthermore, this online lab will offer a large set of tools, like tokenization tools, tools for spelling normalization, PoS-tagging tools, lemmatization tools, a computational historical lexicon and indices. Also, the use of (semi-) automatic syntactic parsing, tools for text mining, data mining and sentiment mining, Named Entity Recognition tools, coreference resolution tools, plagiarism detection tools, paraphrase detection tools and cartographical tools is offered The first version of Nederlab was launched in early 2015, it’ll be expanded until the end of 2017. Nederlab is financed by NWO, KNAW, CLARIAH and CLARIN-NL.

Project

Nederlab

CLARIN National Project

CLARIN centre

Meertens Institute

Research domain

Linguistic Subject

Tool task

Country

Netherlands

Tool Type

Research Phase

Tool status

Input Language

Version

2

Access Contact

Meertens Institute

Project Contact

Documentation

Source code

Original source

Publications

http://www.nederlab.nl/wp/?page_id=12

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