Author: Floriane Chiffoleau

Encoding the corpus

I am now at the second part of the trinity previously mentioned in this article: the encoding. This portion of the work has already been partly explained in some of the first posts (there and there) but it was mainly about the content of the XML tree that will be…

How to produce a model for the segmentation

In order to facilitate the work on the automatic transcription of d’Estournelles’ correspondence, we identified the need to develop a specific segmentation model, in addition to a transcription model. This post will talk about many elements already mentioned in this article so some specific parts will not be developed because it has already…

Difficulties in creating the transcription model

In my last article, I presented and detailed the early stages for the production of a transcription model, explaining the technical method to follow in order to do so. I will now develop another part of this production, which focuses more on the content that needs to be provided to…

How to produce a model for the transcription

My work on the DAHN project can be divided into two major parts: transcribing and encoding. I already mentioned the encoding in two previous posts (there and there) and now it is time I talk a little bit more about the other part of my work. In order to encode…

Working through minor issues

While I worked on the creation of my XML tree model, I realized that some recurrent elements of the letters will be more difficult to encode, mainly because they are neither mentioned nor explained on the TEI Guidelines. While the guidelines contain many sections and cover a lot of different…

Starting a new project – Discovering its source material

At the beginning of this month, I started to work at the French Institute for Research in Computer Science and Automation (INRIA) where I have been hired to work on the DAHN project. The project, that I have already mentioned in my previous post, has two corpora: Letters and texts (already…

Encoding an XML Tree model for my corpus

I work on a project called “Digital edition of historical manuscripts” which aims to diffuse on a public platform multiple corpora that all have one thing in common: they are ego documents, which refer to personal writings, memoirs, correspondence and documents alike. My job, personally, is focused on one corpus,…
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