Digital Humanities

Véronique Hoste and Els Lefever
Target group

About Digital Humanities

The content of the course “Digital Humanities” (K4DH) is thematically ordered and has the following goals:

* Obtain an advanced knowledge of language technology methods (such as sentiment detection, machine translation, retrieval systems, etc.) and their application in the domain of human sciences.

* Learn how to compile a corpus and how to annotate the corpus by means of dedicated annotation software

* Learn how to program basic scripts in Python that allow to extract specific information from corpora

* Learn how to work with the “Natural Language Toolkit” to linguistically preprocess corpora and extract specific information from corpora