LAF-Fabric: a data analysis tool for Linguistic Annotation Framework with an application to the Hebrew Bible

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The Hebrew Bible is an object of linguistic, literary and historical research. Its text has been entered in a database with careful linguistic markup. This text database has a user friendly query language called MQL, implemented in the EMDROS database system (Open Source, Recently the database has been exported to a modern, interoperable format, Linguistic Annotation Framework (LAF). This paper discusses LAF-Fabric (GitHub,, a new tool to analyse LAF resources in general with an extension to process the Hebrew Bible in particular.
Period12 Jun 2014
Event titleDigital Humanities Benelux Conference 2014
Event typeConference
LocationThe Hague, NetherlandsShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • Hebrew, Bible, Linguistic, Annotation