BILLIG | Bilateral Lusophone Literature Initiative using GIS and Linguistics

BILLIG is a partnership between the Digital Humanities Laboratory (NOVA FCSH) and ILOS (University of Oslo), which is funded by EEA GRANTS. This project aims to develop a knowledge exchange between two different methodologies: Spatial Analysis and Computational Linguistics. While NOVA will be employing Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and online shared SQL database systems, ILOS will be working with Computational Linguistics (CL), namely broad-based syntactic and semantic annotation. BILLIG's goal is finding a way to combine these two approaches and make use of existing good practices in both institutions, and thereby promoting access and analysis of large collections of Portuguese literary texts.

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