Named Entities

Citations of the archive

Citations of the archive

Abstract This report studies the potentials and limitations of citation organisation in the humanities today. We focus in analysis of the citations that are related to the Archivio di Stato di Venezia (ASVe), the 80km conserved archive of Venice in...
Network Analysis of the social graph of Venetian citizens

Network Analysis of the social graph of Venetian citizens

Abstract In this project, we build a similarity measure enabling the disambiguation of entities listed in the "Accordi dei Garzoni" database of contracts between Venitian masters and apprentices. We then derive a social graph representing the d...
Political structure

Political structure

Overview Over the course of the last few months we have been collecting the data needed for visualization of the political structure of the Republic of Venice in the period from 697 to 1797. At the beginning of the project, our team has already...
Venetian cryptographies

Venetian cryptographies

Introduction Cryptography (or more generally, cryptology) is the study of techniques for securing communication, as well as stored data. Ciphers have been used since ancient times to protect valuable information of all kinds: secret decrees and military...