Cooperative Philology on the Way to Web Services: The Case of the CoPhiWordNet Platform

  • Riccardo Del GrattaEmail author
  • Federico Boschetti
  • Angelo Del Grosso
  • Fahad Khan
  • Monica Monachini
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 9442)


In this paper we present ongoing research carried out at the Institute for Computational Linguistics “A. Zampolli” (ILC) in Pisa. The institute has been active since many years in the field of Digital Humanities providing resources, tools and solutions to address issues of the to digital humanists. Starting from those previous initiatives, we show how to re-engineer them as Web Services in order to make connections between lexicons, semantic resources and a fine grained text management. Linked Open Data is chosen as the paradigm used to link the different resources as well as the modality of data presentation.


Cooperative philology Web services Linked open data Canonical text services 



The present research has been partially supported by the Italian National Project Memorata Poetis (PRIN-2010/2011-2010NK2ACB). The work is part of a wider research panorama that is focused on models, resources, instruments and infrastructures for the Digital Humanities, namely CLARIN- and DARIAH-ERIC. The authors would also like to thank Bridget Almas, Harry Diakoff (Alpheios Project) and Gregory Crane (Perseus Project and Open Philology Project) who provided insight and expertise that greatly inspired important aspects of the research.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Riccardo Del Gratta
    • 1
    Email author
  • Federico Boschetti
    • 1
  • Angelo Del Grosso
    • 1
  • Fahad Khan
    • 1
  • Monica Monachini
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Computational Linguistics “A. Zampolli”PisaItaly

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