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From Dendrœca blackburniæ to Dendrceca blackburniae: what's in a name?

King, David (2013). From Dendrœca blackburniæ to Dendrceca blackburniae: what's in a name? In: TDWG 2013, 27 Oct - 1 Nov 2013, Florence, Italy.

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This poster supplements the track, Developing a Names-based Architecture for Linking Biodiversity Data.

Developing a names-based architecture assumes you have good, clean names to work with. While this assumption generally holds true for modern born-digital literature, the process of digitising legacy literature is not perfect and can result in errors. Therefore, when extending the names-based architecture back in time it is necessary to take into account the possibility of these errors.

The poster briefly introduces some of the common errors made when digitising legacy literature and what can be achieved automatically to resolve the errors so that good, clean names only are passed into the architecture.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2013 ViBRANT
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
ViBRANTRI-261532European Union 7th Framework Programme within the Research Infrastructures group
Keywords: named entity recognition; OCR; dirty data; digitisation
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
Research Group: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
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Item ID: 39135
Depositing User: David King
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2013 09:58
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2018 20:10
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