CDH News

Named Entity Processing on Historical Newspapers

— How good are systems at recognizing and disambiguating named entities in multilingual historical newspapers? Which approach is best? Help to find out by participating in the HIPE shared task! The Impresso project is happy to announce the release of sample data for HIPE, a CLEF shared task on Named Entity Processing for Historical Newspapers.

Congrats to Dr. Fabian Moss

— DHI and the DCML are happy to congratulate Fabian Moss for passing his PhD.

Nicolas Chachereau wins SNSF Early Postdoc.Mobility fellowship

— Nicolas Chachereau, a postdoctoral researcher in the Laboratory for the History of Science and Technology (LHST) in the College of Humanities, has been selected to receive a prestigious Early Postdoc.Mobility Fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF).

Anthropology fieldwork on the banks of the Amazon

— This past summer, six EPFL students travelled to the Colombian city of Leticia for 21 days to do anthropological fieldwork on language learning and epidemiology, as part of the LIFE Laboratory (Leticia Immersive Fieldwork Experience) program in the College of Humanities (CDH).

Marianna Fenzi to join LHST for Future Food project

— Marianna Fenzi is currently a visiting research scholar at the University of California, Berkeley in the United States. On December 15, she will join the Lab for the History of Science and Technology (LHST), led by Professor Jérôme Baudry, for a three-year research project on agrobiodiversity.

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