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EurnewsLDN_Clemens_Neudecker

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Newspapers in Europe and the Digital Agenda for Europe

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EurnewsLDN_Clemens_Neudecker

  1. 1. Copyright: Olmsted County Historical Society Europeana Newspapers …in a nutshell Newspapers in Europe and the Digital Agenda for Europe - Final Workshop 29 September 2014, London, British Library Clemens Neudecker, State Library Berlin @cneudecker
  2. 2. Facts & Figures • Europeana Newspapers – EU ICT-PSP Best Practice Network • Started in February 2012 and will run until January 2015 • 18 partners, 11 associated partners, 22 networking partners (28 countries involved) • Total budget: €5.16M – EC contribution: €4.12M • Project coordination: State Library Berlin / Preußischer Kulturbesitz This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 2
  3. 3. Europeana Newspapers is all over Europe…and beyond This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 3 Red = Project Partners Blue = Associated Partners Green = Networking Partners
  4. 4. Refinement - we‘re scaling it up! • 8 million pages refined with Optical Character Recognition (OCR) • 2 million pages refined with Optical Layout Recognition (OLR) • Technical resources for Named Entity Recognition (NER) in three languages (Dutch, German, French) • Metadata for >18 million pages ingested to Europeana  In comparison: currently provides access to 8,056,532 pages This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 4
  5. 5. Quality & Performance Bag of Words OCR Evaluation Per Language 100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% Layout Analysis Performance Per evaluation profile Bag of Words OCR Evaluation Per Font This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp Bag of Words OCR Evaluation 5 82.4% 85.3% 80.9% 75.9% 67.5% 83.4% 84.1% 68.1% 93.1% 57.6% 87.0% 68.3% 76.1% 82.6% 54.1% 32.7% 100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% Success Rate Language Setting 71.9% 74.3% 80% 75% 70% 65% 60% 55% 50% Index based Count based Success Rate Bag of Words OCR Evaluation Index based rate vs. count based rate 79.1% 62.2% 55.9% 58.8% 94.7% 0% Keyword search Phrase search Access via content structure Print/ebook on demand Content based image retrieval Success Rate (harmonic, area based) Evaluation Profile 67.3% 81.4% 64.0% 100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% Gothic Normal Mixed Success Rate Font FineReader vs. Tesseract 75.3% 53.78% 100% 90% 80% 70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% 0% Success Rate (count based) OCR Engine FineReader Tesseract
  6. 6. Access via TEL & Europeana • Full text search in TEL Historic Newspapers Browser: http://www.theeuropeanlibrary.org/tel4/newspapers (recently updated following usability testing) • Metadata search in Europeana: http://www.europeana.eu/portal (now with embedded object presentation via TEL) This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 6
  7. 7. Full-text search This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 7
  8. 8. Browse by date This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 8
  9. 9. Explore on a map This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 9
  10. 10. Title list This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 10
  11. 11. Embedded TEL Viewer in Europeana! This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 11
  12. 12. Metadata Best Practices • Europeana Newspapers METS/ALTO Profile (ENMAP) • Contributions to ALTO standard v2.x, v3.0 • Structural metadata with tool support - Structify This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 12
  13. 13. Media, News, Events This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp 13
  14. 14. Lots of opportunities for research & reuse • Metadata for >18M pages licensed CC0 • Images & full-text for 10M pages licensed public domain • See also: http://www.europeana-newspapers.eu/ category/ interviews-with-researchers/ This project is partially funded under the ICT Policy Support Programme (ICT PSP) as part of the Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme by the European Community http://ec.europa.eu/ict_psp yet another way to reuse newspapers… 14
  15. 15. Thank you for your attention! @eurnews http://www.europeana-newspapers.eu http://www.theeuropeanlibrary.org/tel4/newspapers http://www.europeana.eu/

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