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Leon van Wissen

Scientific programmer

University of Amsterdam

Biography

I am a scientific programmer at the University of Amsterdam (UvA) for the Golden Agents project and CREATE, working with historical databases and linked data.

Interests

  • Language Technology and the Semantic Web
  • Dutch literature
  • Early modern history
  • Cycling

Education

  • MA (Research) in Literary Studies and Computational Linguistics, 2015-2018

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  • BA in Dutch language and culture, 2012-2015

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

Projects

LODLAM 2020

Reconstructions and Observations in Archival Resources - Golden Agents' LODLAM challenge entry

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Ontology to describe Reconstructions and Observations in Archival Resources

Hollywood Science: Art, Science and Film

Course taught at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in 2017 and 2018.

Publications

(2020). Cinema Context in RDF. DANS.

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(2020). Serving the city: an automatic information extraction for mapping Amsterdam nightlife (1820-1940). 15th Annual International Conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations, DH 2020, Ottawa, Canada, July 20-25, 2020, Conference Abstracts.

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(2020). The Montias Case: an experiment with data reconciliation and provenance between research and cultural heritage institutions. 15th Annual International Conference of the Alliance of Digital Humanities Organizations, DH 2020, Ottawa, Canada, July 20-25, 2020, Conference Abstracts.

PDF Poster

(2020). Unlocking the archives: A pipeline for scanning, transcribing, and modelling entities of archival documents into Linked Open Data. DH Benelux 2020.

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(2020). Schrijverskabinet RDF. Zenodo.

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Teaching

Courses thought

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Faculty of Humanities

Faculty of Humanities, department Language, Literatuur & Communication

  • Digital Humanities and Social Analytics - Teacher (Fall '20)

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  • Hollywood Science, Art, Science and Film - Teacher (Spring '18)

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  • Hollywood Science, Art, Science and Film - Teacher (Fall '17)

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

  • Methods and Techniques - Teaching assistant (Spring '17)

    Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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