It is a pluri-disciplinary group of researchers from different fieds such as computer science, geography, history, linguistics, archaeology, etc.
The main actions will focus on meetings, discussions, tutorials and workshops organisation dealing with
- Extraction of geographic information from texts : TAL, data mining, machine learning, semantic web, …
- Development and release of linguistic and data resources (text corpora, historical gazetteers, etc.) with a perspective of reusability.
- Visualization, cartographic representations and spatial analysis based on textual sources from social sciences and humanities.
- Design of tools dedicated to textual data compatible with GIS (including historical GIS).