The Digital Humanities Lab is an inter-institutional research group connecting digital humanities research across the three KNAW HuC institutes. The lab is focused on advancing humanities research through digital methods for which they bring together expertise from humanities, computational linguistics, social science and semantic web. Since its inception, DHLab has worked on automatically extracting information from text archives, improving historical image classification, and mapping online debates.
Global apple pie investigates the relationship between sugar import and export and recipes as well as opinions on health.
This projects aims to computationally extract job advertisements from the nineteenth century digitized newspapers provided by the Dutch National Library.
The Amsterdam Time Machine is a digital commons for the history of Amsterdam. DHLab is involved in modelling and mapping Amsterdam’s linguistic history together with researchers from the Meertens Institute.