Current Projects

The overall objective of READ is to implement a Virtual Research Environment where archivists, humanities scholars, computer scientists and volunteers are collaborating with the ultimate goal of boosting research, innovation, development and usage of cutting edge technology for the automated recognition, transcription, indexing and enrichment of handwritten archival documents. This Virtual Research Environment will not be built from the ground [...]

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ALMAMATER pretende seguir impulsando y llegar a consolidar el marco de investigación que pretende explorar los retos y oportunidades que ofrece la adaptación de la tecnología existente de Reconocimiento de Formas (RF) en un entorno de interacción con el usuario. Concretamente, a partir de los trabajos realizados hasta ahora en el proyecto PROMETEO sobre el aprovechamiento de la realimentación proporcionada [...]

Duration: 1 January 2014 to 31 December 2017
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Manuscripts are among the most important witnesses to our European shared cultural heritage. In recent years, large quantities of historical handwritten documents are being scanned and made available through web portals. Yet, the wealth of information conveyed by the text captured in these images remains largely inaccessible. General users and researchers more and more expect to query handwritten resources in [...]

Duration: 1 November 2015 to 31 October 2017
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Copying in social media is a very important topic to investigate because it is becoming quite a standard way of communicating, with increased copying being considered positive because it is evidence of the higher influence of the information source. Although social copying is related to plagiarism, it has different personal and social dynamics, being not an ethical issue in social [...]

Duration: 9 June 2014 to 8 June 2017
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SomEMBED (SOcial Media language understanding – EMBEDing contexts) is a coordinated project whose goal is to advance in the area of Computational Linguistics (CL) and in Natural Language Processing (NLP) in order to deal with and solve the challenges posed by the use of language in the social media: (i) from CL, our goal is to develop techniques and methods [...]

Duration: 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2018
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Processing of handwritten documents is a task that is of wide interest for many purposes, such as those related to preserve cultural heritage. Handwritten text recognition techniques have been successfully applied during the last decade to obtain transcriptions of handwritten documents, and keyword spotting techniques have been applied for searching specific terms in image collections of handwritten documents. However, results [...]

Duration: 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2018
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Finished Projects