Annotating Document Changes

E. Spadini

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Textual scholars use the collation for creating critical and genetic editions, or for studying textual transmission. Collation tools allow to compare the sources and detect the presence of textual variation; but they do not take into account the kind of variation involved. In this paper, we aim at enhancing the model used by software for semi-automatic collation. We provide a way to record descriptions of the variation and structure them into annotations. Annotations are stored in a relational database; a number of possible queries are suggested.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceeding DChanges 2015 Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on (Document) Changes: modeling, detection, storage and visualization
Subtitle of host publicationLausanne, Switzerland — September 08 - 08, 2015
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery (ACM)
ISBN (Electronic)978-1-4503-3714-4
Publication statusPublished - 2015


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