LiLa: Linking Latin

Building a Knowledge Base of Linguistic Resources for Latin


Abstracts accepted at AIUCD 2022

Two contributions have been accepted at the 11th edition of the annual conference of the Italian assocition of Digital Humanities (AIUCD – Associazione di Informatica Umanistica e Cultura Digitale). The conference will be held in Lecce, from January 19th to 21st, 2022.

  1. Marco Passarotti, Flavio Massimiliano Cecchini, Eleonora Litta, Francesco Mambrini, Giovanni Moretti, Giulia Pedonese, Matteo Pellegrini, Paolo Ruffolo, Rachele Sprugnoli, Marinella Testori. Wordforms and Meanings: an Updated Report on the LiLa Project. This contribution presents the current status of the ERC project “LiLa: Linking Latin”, the main objective of which is to connect and exploit the wealth of existing linguistic resources for Latin by making them interoperable, through the creation of a Knowledge Base following Linked Data standards. We describe the textual and lexical resources linked to the Knowledge Base and the ways in which it is possible to query and explore them.
  2. Letizia Ricci, Francesco Grotto, Margherita Fantoli, Rachele Sprugnoli, Marco Passarotti, Enrica Salvatori, Maria Simi. From Close to Distant Reading. Towards the Computational Analysis of “Liber Abbaci”. This contribution presents the first steps towards the analysis of Leonardo Fibonacci’s Liber Abbaci using computational linguistics methods. The work is currently carried out in the context of a joint research project between the Tuscany Region and the University of Pisa with the help of an interdisciplinary team.