Publications

Latest

Cecchini, F. M., Franzini, G., Passarotti, M. C. (2020), ‘Verba Bestiae: How Latin conquered Heavy Metal’, In: Valijärvi, R. L., Doesburg, C., DiGioia, A. (eds.) Multilingual Metal: Sociocultural, Linguistic and Literary Perspectives on Heavy Metal Lyrics Emerald Studies in Metal Music and Culture). Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 241-261. ISBN: 978-18-390994-9-6. DOI: 10.1108/978-1-83909-948-920200021  

Journal articles

  •  Passarotti, M., Mambrini, F., Franzini, G., Cecchini, F. M., Litta, E., Moretti, G., Ruffolo, P., Sprugnoli, R. (2020) ‘Interlinking through Lemmas. The Lexical Collection of the LiLa Knowledge Base of Linguistic Resources for Latin’, in Passarotti Marco (ed.), «Current Approaches in Latin Lemmatization», Studi e Saggi Linguistici, LVIII (1), pp. 177-212. ISSN: 0085-6827. DOI: 10.4454/ssl.v58i1.277  

  •  Mambrini F., Cecchini, F. M., Franzini, G., Litta, E., Passarotti, M., Ruffolo, P. (2020) ‘LiLa: Linking Latin. Risorse linguistiche per il latino nel Semantic Web’, Umanistica Digitale, 8, pp. 63-78. ISSN: 2532-8816. DOI: 10.6092/issn.2532-8816/9975  

  • Franzini, G., Terras, M., Mahony, S. (2019) ‘Digital Editions of Text: Surveying User Requirements in the Digital Humanities’, Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage - Special Issue on Evaluation of Digital Cultural Resources, 12(1), pp. 1-23. ISSN: 1556-4673. DOI: 10.1145/3230671  

  •  Franzini, G., Kestemont, M., Rotari, G., Jander, M., Ochab, J. K., Franzini, E., Byszuk, J., Rybicki, J. (2018) ‘Attributing authorship in the noisy digitized correspondence of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm’, Frontiers in Digital Humanities, 5(4). ISSN: 2297-2668. DOI: 10.3389/fdigh.2018.00004  

  • Jänicke, S., Franzini, G., Faisal, C., Scheuermann, G. (2017) ‘Visual Text Analysis in Digital Humanities’, Computer Graphics Forum, 36(6), pp. 226-250. eISSN: 1467-8659. DOI: 10.1111/cgf.12873  

  • Moritz, M., Pavlek, B., Franzini, G., Crane, G. (2016) ‘Sentence Shortening via Morpho-Syntactic Annotated Data in Historical Language Learning’, Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage, 9(1). ISSN: 1556-4673. DOI: 10.1145/2810040  

  •  Jänicke, S., Geßner, A., Franzini, G., Terras, M., Mahony, S., Scheuermann, G. (2015) ‘TRAViz: A Visualization for Variant Graphs’, Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, 30(suppl_1), pp. i83-i99. ISSN: 2055-7671. DOI: 10.1093/llc/fqv049  

  •  Berti, M., Almas, B., Dubin, D., Franzini, G., Stoyanova, S., Crane, G. (2015) ‘The Linked Fragment: TEI and the encoding of text reuses of lost authors’, Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative, eISSN: 2162-5603. DOI: 10.4000/jtei.1218  

Conference proceedings

  •  Franzini, G., Zampedri, F., Passarotti, M., Mambrini, F., Moretti, G. (2020) ‘Græcissare: Ancient Greek Loanwords in the LiLa Knowledge Base of Linguistic Resources for Latin’, In Monti, J., Dell’Orletta, F., Tamburini, F. (eds.), Proceedings of the Seventh Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics (CLiC-it 2020). Bologna, 1-3 March 2021. CEUR Workshop Proceedings, 2020. ISSN: 1613-0073. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4319005  

  •  Franzini, G., Peverelli, A., Ruffolo, P., Passarotti, M., Sanna, H., Signoroni, E., Ventura, V., Zampedri, F. (2019) ‘Nunc est aestimandum: Towards an evaluation of the Latin WordNet’, In Bernardi, R., Navigli, R., Semeraro, G. (eds.) Proceedings of the Sixth Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics (CLiC-it 2019). Bari, 13-15 November. Accademia University Press, Torino, ISBN: 979-1-28-013600-8. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3518774  

  •  Passarotti, M., Cecchini, F. M., Franzini, G., Litta, E., Mambrini, F., Ruffolo, P. (2019) ‘LiLa: Linking Latin – A Knowledge Base of Linguistic Resources and NLP Tools’, Proceedings of the 2nd Conference on Language, Data and Knowledge (LDK 2019). Leipzig, 20-23 May. ISBN: 978-3-95977-105-4. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3358550  

  •  Franzini, G., Passarotti, M., Moritz, M., Büchler, M. (2018) ‘Using and evaluating TRACER for an Index fontium computatus of the Summa contra Gentiles of Thomas Aquinas’, Proceedings of the Fifth Italian Conference on Computational Linguistics (CLiC-it 2018). Torino, 10-12 December. ISSN: 1613-0073. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3362130  

  • Büchler, M., Eckart, T., Franzini, G., Franzini, E. (2017) ‘Mining and Analysing One Billion Requests to Linguistic Services’, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Big Data 2016 (IEEE BigData 2016). Washington DC, December 2016, 5-8. ISBN: 978-1-4673-9006-4. DOI: 10.1109/BigData.2016.7840979  

  • Jänicke, S., Franzini, G., Faisal, C., Scheuermann, G. (2015) ‘On Close and Distant Reading in Digital Humanities: A Survey and Future Challenges. A State-of-the-Art (STAR) Report’, Proceedings of the EuroVis 2015 Conference on Visualization (EuroVisSTAR 2015). Cagliari, May 2015, 25-29. DOI: 10.2312/eurovisstar.20151113  

  • Büchler, M., Franzini, G., Franzini, E., Moritz, M. (2014) ‘Scaling Historical Text Re-Use’, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Big Data 2014 (IEEE BigData 2014). Washington DC, October 2014, 27-30. eISBN: 978-1-4799-5666-1. DOI: 10.1109/BigData.2014.7004449

  • Almas, B., Babeu, A., Baumgardt, F., Berti, M., Cerrato, L., Crane, G., Franzini, G., Krohn, A. and Stoyanova, S. (2014) ‘Cataloging for a Billion Word Library of Greek and Latin’, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Digital Access to Textual Cultural Heritage (DATeCH 2014). Madrid, 19-20 May. ISBN: 978-1-4503-2588-2. DOI: 10.1145/2595188.2595190

  •  Berti, M., Franzini, G., Franzini, E., Celano, G. (2014) ‘L’Open Philology Project dell’Università di Lipsia: per una filologia “sostenibile” in un mondo globale’, Proceedings of the second AIUCD Annual Conference (AIUCD 2013). Padova, 11-12 December. ISBN: 978-88-6787-260-2.

Book chapters

  • Cecchini, F. M., Franzini, G., Passarotti, M. C. (2020), ‘Verba Bestiae: How Latin conquered Heavy Metal’, In: Valijärvi, R. L., Doesburg, C., DiGioia, A. (eds.) Multilingual Metal: Sociocultural, Linguistic and Literary Perspectives on Heavy Metal Lyrics Emerald Studies in Metal Music and Culture). Emerald Publishing Limited, pp. 241-261. ISBN: 978-18-390994-9-6. DOI: 10.1108/978-1-83909-948-920200021  

  •  Franzini, G., Mahony, S., and Terras, M. (2016), ‘A Catalogue of Digital Editions’, In: Pierazzo, E. and Driscoll, M. J. (eds) Digital Scholarly Editing: Theories and Practices. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers. ISBN: 978-1-78374-239-4, pp. 161-182. DOI: 10.11647/OBP.0095  

  • Büchler, M., Burns, P. R., Müller, M., Franzini, E., Franzini, G. (2014) ‘Towards a Historical Text Re-use Detection’, In: Biemann, C. and Mehler, A. (eds) Text Mining, Theory and Applications of Natural Language Processing. Springer International Publishing Switzerland. ISBN: 978-3-319-12654-8, pp. 221-238. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-12655-511  

Edited journal issues and volumes

  •  Marras, C., Passarotti, M., Franzini, G., Litta, E. (2020) ‘Atti del IX Convegno Annuale AIUCD. La svolta inevitabile: sfide e prospettive per l’Informatica Umanistica’, In Quaderni di Umanistica Digitale. Milano: Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore. ISBN: 978-88-942535-4-2. DOI 10.6092/unibo/amsacta/6316

  •  Franzini, G. (2017) ‘Göttingen Dialog in Digital Humanities 2015’, Digital Humanities Quarterly, 11(2). ISSN: 1938-4122. URL: http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/vol/11/2/index.html

Invited reviews

  •  Franzini, G. (2017) ‘Spectateurs’. Reviewed (in Italian) in RIDE: A Review Journal for Scholarly Digital Editions and Resources - Special Issue on Digital Text Collections, 6. ISSN: 2363-4952. DOI: 10.18716/ride.a.6.6  

  • Franzini, G. (2015) ‘Digital Critical Editions by Daniel Apollon, Claire Bélisle, and Philippe Régnier (University of Illinois Press, 2014)’. Reviewed in Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, 30(4), pp. 608-609. ISSN: 2055-7671. DOI: 10.1093/llc/fqv025  

User manual

  •  Franzini, G., Franzini, E., Bulert, K., Büchler, M., Moritz, M. (2016-2018). TRACER: An Automatic Text Reuse Detection Machine. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3362191

Digital resources

  •  Franzini, G., Litta, E., Ruffolo, P., Passarotti, M. (2020-ongoing) Latin WordNet Revision: Quality revision of Minozzi’s Latin WordNet, mapped to version 3.0 of the Princeton WordNet. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4030823

  •  Franzini, G., Zampedri, F., Passarotti, M. (2020) Index Graecorum Vocabulorum in Linguam Latinam: Manually-corrected OCR of G.A. Saalfeld’s list of 1,763 Latin loans from Ancient Greek (1874), mapped to the LiLa: Linking Latin lemma bank and the Liddell-Scott Jones CITE Application. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.4394096

  •  Franzini, G. (2018-ongoing) riley-latin-quotations: Manually-corrected OCR of H.T. Riley’s ‘Dictionary of Latin and Greek Quotations, Proverbs, Maxims and Mottos, Classical and Mediaeval. Including Law Terms and Phrases’, 1891. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1883092

  •  Franzini, G. et al. (2016) csel-dev: Corpus Scriptorum Ecclesiasticorum Latinorum - A machine-corrected version of the public domain volumes of the monumental collection of Latin Church Fathers. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.854349

  •  Franzini, G. (2012-ongoing) Catalogue of Digital Editions. DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1161425

Italian translations

  • Voyant Tools (2016) Voyant Tools is an open source web-based application that allows users to work with their own texts or existing text collections to perform basic text mining functions.
  • Digital Medievalist Wikipedia page (2016) Digital Medievalist is an international web-based community for medievalists working with digital media.
  • Textal: Text Analysis App (2013) Textal is a free smartphone app that allows you to analyse websites, tweet streams, and documents, as you explore the relationships between words in the text via an intuitive word cloud interface.
  • EpiDoc Guidelines (2011) EpiDoc is an international, collaborative effort that provides guidelines and tools for encoding scholarly and educational editions of ancient documents.