Tag Archives: News

On Links To Be: Exercises in Style #2

READ-IT project members Alessio Antonini and Francesca Benatti, and Sally Blackburn-Daniels of the Holographic Lee project, in collaboration with the Holographic Vernon Lee project, have produced the paper ‘On Links To Be: Exercises in Style #2’. Promoted by HOBAR events at Senate House, London, the paper bridges the perspective of scholarly editions and authorial technologies by […]

IRISA team wins 2nd place for the Entity linking in French in the HIPE challenge

READ-IT are excited to announce that the IRISA team (Rennes, France) participated in the HIPE (Identifying Historical People, Places and other Entities) challenge. HIPE is a named entity processing evaluation campaign on historical newspapers in French, German and English, organised in the context of the impresso project and run as a CLEF 2020 Evaluation Lab. The IRISA team were runners up in ‘Named Entity Recognition and Classification […]

Dr Berit Janssen and Mr Jelte van Boheemen join READ-IT (1.06.2020)

Dr Berit Janssen (pictured left) and Mr Jelte van Boheemen (pictured right), both based in the Digital Humanities Lab, Utrecht University, have joined the READ-IT team as developers, working under Netherlands PI for the project, José de Kruif. Berit and Jelte replace Alex Hebing, who is leaving for a new post elsewhere. We would like […]

Major milestone reached: Reading Experience Ontology released on GitHub

After an intense year and half of project work, Dr. Alessio Antonini (The Open University) and colleagues from Le Mans University and CNRS-IRISA have released the Reading Experience Ontology (REO) which is now hosted on GitHub and available for free re-use. REO incorporates what we learned from a wide range of sources and case studies, […]

Reading during the Pandemic? ‘Reading and Wellbeing’ blog launched (5.05.2020)

What have we been reading during the current COVID-19 pandemic? How has the quarantine changed the way we read? And how have books (and reading) become even more important to us at this time? READ-IT UK PI Dr Shafquat Towheed together with his Open University colleague Dr Edmund King have started a ‘Reading and Wellbeing’ […]

Dr Maya Parmar returns to the READ-IT project (04.05.2020)

Dr Maya Parmar (The Open University) has returned from maternity leave to resume her work supporting dissemination for public engagement and impact on the READ-IT project. She will be working part-time (1 day per week until 31.05.2020; 1.5 days per week from 01.06.2020). Dr Parmar has widespread experience of supporting public engagement in previous projects […]

Francios Vignale presents READ-IT

READ-IT Team Member François Vignale presented the project at Progedo, Nantes, on September 30 2020. The title of the workshop was : ‘Les enjeux de la réutilisation des jeux de données dans la recherche et l’enseignement’ (challenges of reusing datasets in education and research). This was closely followed by a presentation at Reseed, Paris, October […]

Reading and Identity Building

READ-IT PI, Professor Brigitte Ouvry-Vial, spoke at the 31ème FORUM PHILO LE MONDE LE MANS,  “L’identité, pour quoi faire ?”/ “Identity, for what?” during November 2019.

New Italian social media champion, Camilla Antonioni joins the team (10.03.2020)

      The READ-IT team is delighted to announce that Camilla Antonioni (pictured above) has joined us as our new Italian social media champion, from March 2020. She will be tweeting and re-tweeting in Italian about the project and our public engagement events.   Camilla Antonioni writes: “I’m Camilla Antonioni, born in March 15th […]

Klink-2 among the top-cited ISWC papers in the past 5 years

We are extremely pleased to see that our paper about Klink-2 [1] is included in the list generated by Google Scholar (link), which presents the most cited papers published in the past 5 years at the International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC). This is the main international forum for showcasing the latest academic and industrial results […]