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Leveraging Crowdsourcing for the Thematic Annotation of the Qur'an

Amna Basharat, I. Budak Arpinar, Khaled Rasheed
2016 Proceedings of the 25th International Conference Companion on World Wide Web - WWW '16 Companion  
We undertake the special case of the Arabic script of the Qur'an, a widely studied manuscript, and apply a hybrid methodology of traditional 'crowdsourcing' augmented with 'expertsourcing' for semantically  ...  In this paper we illustrate how we harness the power of crowds and specialized experts through automated knowledge acquisition workflows for semantic annotation in specialized and knowledge intensive domains  ...  The AMT crowd performs the thematic disambiguation and thematic annotation tasks. Both tasks are based on the Arabic script of the Qur'an.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2872518.2889409 dblp:conf/www/BasharatAR16 fatcat:pv5gew27uzaz7j5qlmgu5gjwx4

Enhancing the Communication of Law: a cross-disciplinary investigation applying information technology [article]

Michael Angelo Curtotti, University, The Australian National, University, The Australian National
The thesis also describes work for the automatic classification of text in legal contracts by legal function.Reliable measures for the readability of law are needed, but they do not exist.  ...  Thus enhancing the communication of law is an important and standing problem. Much work has been done (for example through the plain language movement) to improve the communication of law.  ...  We also thank the reviewers of an earlier version of this paper for their helpful feedback.  ... 
doi:10.25911/5d7637859ea3f fatcat:mzjzvex3znaytnszgtktkf64z4

OASIcs, Volume 53, CMN'16, Complete Volume [article]

Ben Miller, Antonio Lieto, Rémi Ronfard, Stephen G. Ware, Mark A. Finlayson
In this paper we have proposed a system for the querying of a literary text that integrates existing semantic web technologies.  ...  of Narrative Explanations", Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, 17-18 March 2016), for helpful comments.  ...  So far, the annotation of motion itself has not been automated. One possibility here is to leverage the field of computer vision, which has been advancing rapidly.  ... 
doi:10.4230/oasics.cmn.2016 fatcat:c7v3uf7lbrahdde3vckocazmha

AMS Preliminary Program

Melia Wong
Join us for the 87th Annual Meeting of the American Musicological Society (AMS)!  ...  To be held online on November 11-12 and 20-21, the AMS Annual Meeting features four full days of presentations, performances, workshops and networking events. Students are welcome.  ...  A lover of jazz, a student of Marcel Mauss, and a participant in the Mission Dakar-Djibouti, Schae ner assembled a vast collection of non-European instruments for Paris's Musée de l'Homme.  ... 
doi:10.17613/7kpz-g054 fatcat:wiry2sdv7rdefkaxprwebste2a

The Localisation of Video Games

Miguel Angel Bernal-Merino, Jorge Diaz-Cintas
illustration of a particular point in the discussion.  ...  On the one hand, it offers a descriptive analysis of the video game industry understood as a global phenomenon in entertainment, with the aim of understanding the norms governing present game development  ...  I would also like to thank: my supervisor, Dr Jorge Díaz-Cintas, for always setting the best example; the community of professionals and players who first contributed to L4G, for their help in establishing  ... 
doi:10.25560/39333 fatcat:ekagcgajgfd5vjv3m5hzuv5gsi