Submission

DATeCH2021

The full DATeCH 2019 – Call for Papers is available as a pdf for download.

Submission instructions

    1. The maximum length for abstracts is 500 words (the format can be the one in the template of item 3 or another format but always including enough information about the paper).

    2. The maximum length for the papers is six pages (references, tables and figures included).

    3. The following template https://www.acm.org/publications/proceedings-template shall be used for the submission of papers.

    4. Both abstracts and papers need to be submitted via the EasyChair platform at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=datech2019.

Topics

We welcome submissions on the following topics:

  • Optical Character Recognition (OCR) and / or Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR) technology and tools for minority and historical languages, including dialects.

  • Methods and tools for post-correction of OCR and / or HTR results.

  • Document layout analysis, document understanding.

  • Automated quality control for mass OCR and / or HTR data.

  • Innovative access methods for historical texts and corpora.

  • Natural language processing of ancient languages (e.g. Latin, Greek, Arabic, Coptic …)

  • Visualisation techniques and interfaces for search and research in digital humanities.

  • Publication and retrieval on e-books and mobile devices.

  • Crowdsourcing techniques for collecting and annotating data in digital humanities.

  • Enrichment of and metadata production for historical texts and corpora.

  • Data created with mobile devices.

  • Data presentation and exploration on mobile devices.

  • Ontological and linked data based contextualisation of digitised and born-digital scholarly data resources.

Criteria

The following criteria will be applied to all papers submitted to DATeCH 2019:

  • Authors are invited to submit abstracts of 500 words.

  • Followed by full papers of up to 6 pages in length.

  • Only original material will be accepted.

  • All submissions will be double-blind peer reviewed and accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, indexed in a major digital library.

  • The authors of the best contributions will be invited to prepare an extended version for a collective publication of selected papers in an indexed journal (an additional reviewing process will be applied).

Important Dates

    • Abstract submission deadline: 09 January 2019, 23:59 CET. 20 January 2019, 23:59, CET.

    • Full Paper submission deadline: 20 January 2019, 23:59, CET.

    • Decision notification: 20 March 2019.

    • Camera-ready papers due: 25 March 2019.

    • Conference: 8-10 May 2019.

Workshops

Pre-conference workshops are organised by invitation. However, we are open to hear your proposals. If you are interested in contributing with a workshop, please contact us at datech(at)digitisation.eu.