Leon van Wissen

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

PDF DOI

(2020). Schrijverskabinet RDF. Zenodo.

Code DOI

(2019). 'Men wilde modern zijn, geen atheïst'. Een topic-modellinganalyse van natuurwetenschappen en theologie in honderd jaar De Gids.. Naar het onbekende. Perspectieven op literatuur, cultuur en kennis. 2019.

Teaching

Courses thought

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Faculty of Humanities

Faculty of Humanities, department Language, Literatuur & Communication

  • 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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