Steffen Hennicke


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Using TEI for textbook research
Lena-Luise Stahn | Steffen Hennicke | Ernesto William De Luca
Proceedings of the Workshop on Language Technology Resources and Tools for Digital Humanities (LT4DH)

The following paper describes the first steps in the development of an ontology for the textbook research discipline. The aim of the project WorldViews is to establish a digital edition focussing on views of the world depicted in textbooks. For this purpose an initial TEI profile has been formalised and tested as a use case to enable the semantical encoding of the resource ‘textbook’. This profile shall provide a basic data model describing major facets of the textbook’s structure relevant to historians.