On memories and methods

On memories and methods

Last year I had the opportunity to present a paper when our research group, now called ETCBC, was celebrating its 40th birthday (October 31, 2017). In March I will participate in a symposium on the use of text databases in biblical scholarship, organized at the...

Workshop: Linked Data & Syriac Studies

Workshop: Linked Data & Syriac Studies

The Eep Talstra Centre for Bible and Computer (ETCBC) organized a workshop on Linked Data and Syriac Sources held at the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam (12-13 March 2018). The event was related to the ETCBS Research Pilot Project LinkSyr: Linking Syriac Data and...

Text-hierarchic trees in the ETCBC database

Text-hierarchic trees in the ETCBC database

Textual hierarchy The topmost linguistic level in the ETCBC analysis deals with textual hierarchy: decoding the linguistic cohesion of a written text. The point of departure is the assumption that a text is not just a linear arrangement of clauses, but that these...

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