CULTURA: the main achievements

CULTURA Virtual Research Environment, three Cultural Heritage Collections, Personalisation, Entity Relationship Extraction, Entity Oriented Search, Text Normalization, Network Visualisations in the Drupal Module, Desktop Premapper, Web Premapper, FAST Annotation Service, Content Annotation Tool, Equalia, … Continue reading


IRCDL is a yearly deadline for Italian researchers on Digital Libraries related topics. The University of Padua, who organised the 2014 edition of the event, presented and disseminated the final results of the CULTURA project to the participants. Continue reading


The final results of the CULTURA project have been presented and disseminated at the 2nd AIUCD Annual Conference 2013 on Collaborative Research Practices and Shared Infrastructures for Humanities Computing, hosted by the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Padua. Continue reading

Poster Presentations at the NODEM 2013 Conference

Two CULTURA posters have been presented at the NODEM Conference in Stockholm on 3 December 2013. Numerous discussions with conference participants raised awareness of the CULTURA project and its approach and solutions. Continue reading

CULTURA Presentation in Humanities Lecture at University of Graz

On 21st January 2014, in cooperation with the Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities at the University of Graz the TUG team had the opportunity to give a presentation on the CULTURA project to humanities students in the lecture ‘Basic Module: Digital Humanities’. Continue reading

CULTURA Workshop at the Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities

On 10th January 2014 a half-day workshop was conducted at the Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities (ZIM) at the University of Graz. Workshop participants were members of the centre, as well as researchers from the Dialect Cultures project. Continue reading

DiXiT presentation at AIUCD annual conference on digital humanities

The AIUCD (Associazione Italiana per l’Informatica Umanistica e la Cultura Digitale) annual conference, devoted to any aspect of the digital humanities, was held in Padua on 11-12 December 2013. Continue reading

CULTURA improves manuscripts identification, annotation and normalization

Analysis of the research tasks that were difficult or impossible with the IPSA website, but which CULTURA makes possible and easy. Continue reading

Feature Stories – Adaptive, personalised ICT to make new sense of the past

Text, illustrations, paintings and – more recently – photographs, video and audio recordings, much of them now digitised, recount many aspects of European history, from major international events to personal stories. Now, new technology is being brought to bear on these treasure troves of historical information, thanks to EU-funded researchers whose work promises to shed new light on the past. Continue reading

CULTURA Results Transfer Workshop

Supporting researchers in exploring and examining digitised artefacts presents many challenges in terms of understanding each researcher’s needs, performing appropriate manipulation of and uplift from content, and in presenting a suite of useful research tools to facilitate exploration. This virtual/physical workshop will use CULTURA as a case study to drive discussion by presenting demonstrations and results from the project. The outputs of this workshop will be captured and placed online. Continue reading