HTRes2024 workshop at LCREC-COLING

Publication Date: 2023-12-18

Important information

Date: Tuesday 21 May, 2024 (at LREC-COLING 2024)
Location: Lingotto Conference Centre, Torino (Italy)
Submission Deadline: 21 February 2024
Website: HTRes2024

The organizing committee of HTRes2024 is inviting contributions for the workshop on Holocaust Testimonies as Language Resources held at the LREC conference in May 2024.

The workshop will investigate how techniques and tools from natural language processing and corpus linguistics can contribute to the exploration, analysis, dissemination and preservation of Holocaust testimonies.

Topics of interest include the creation of datasets and development of tools for the study of Holocaust testimonies:

  • Creation of language corpora of Holocaust testimonies
  • Digitization and enhancement of oral and written testimonies
  • Named entity recognition for identifying people, places, and events in testimonies
  • Standards, representation formats and guidelines for annotations and vocabularies relevant to the Holocaust testimonies
  • Creation, adaptation and tuning of software applications for the creation, annotation, enhancement and use of Holocaust testimonies as language resources
  • Applications of NLP in analysing Holocaust survivor testimonies
  • Data Visualisation, Knowledge Representation and Information Extraction with data from Holocaust testimonies
  • Digital Archiving and Long-Term Preservation of Holocaust testimonies
  • Ethical challenges in digitising and sharing sensitive testimonies
  • Development of tools and interfaces for the search, analysis and exploration of Holocaust testimonies

Submissions are allowed as standard research papers (up to 8 pages) or short papers (4-6 pages).

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