I’m a Classicist by training and currently conduct interdisciplinary research in the fields of Digital Scholarly Editing, Digital Classics and Natural Language Processing.

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Journal articles

  • Franzini, G.,Terras, M., Mahony, S. (2019) ‘Digital Editions of Text: Surveying User Requirements in the Digital Humanities’, Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH) – Special Issue on Evaluation of Digital Cultural Resources, 12(1), pp. 1-23. DOI: https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=3230671

  • Franzini, G., Kestemont, M., Rotari, G., Jander, M., Ochab, J. K., Franzini, E., Byszuk, J., Rybicki, J. (2018) ‘Attributing authorship in the noisy digitized correspondence of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm’, Frontiers in Digital Humanities, 5(4). DOI: http://journal.frontiersin.org/Journal/10.3389/fdigh.2018.00004/

  • Jänicke, S., Franzini, G., Faisal, C., Scheuermann, G. (2016) ‘Visual Text Analysis in Digital Humanities’, Computer Graphics Forum, 35(2). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/cgf.12873

  • Moritz, M., Pavlek, B., Franzini, G., Crane, G. (2016) ‘Sentence Shortening via Morpho-Syntactic Annotated Data in Historical Language Learning‘, ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage, 9(1). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/2810040

  • Jänicke, S., Geßner, A., Franzini, G., Terras, M., Mahony, S., Scheuermann, G. (2015) ‘TRAViz: A Visualization for Variant Graphs’, Digital Scholarship in the Humanities (Digital Humanities 2014 Special Issue). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/llc/fqv049

  • Berti, M., Almas, B., Dubin, D., Franzini, G., Stoyanova, S. and Crane, G. (2015) ‘The Linked Fragment: TEI and the encoding of text reuses of lost authors‘, Journal of the Text Encoding Initiative, 8. DOI: https://doi.org/10.4000/jtei.1218

Conference proceedings

  • Büchler, M., Eckart, T., Franzini, G., Franzini, E. (2017) ‘Mining and Analysing One Billion Requests to Linguistic Services’, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Big Data 2016 (IEEE BigData 2016). Washington DC, October 2016, 5-8. DOI: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/7840979

  • Jänicke, S., Franzini, G., Faisal, C., Scheuermann, G. (2015) ‘On Close and Distant Reading in Digital Humanities: A Survey and Future Challenges. A State-of-the-Art (STAR) Report’, Proceedings of the Eurographics Conference on Visualization (EuroVis 2015) – STARs. Cagliari, May 2015, 25-29. DOI: https://doi.org/10.2312/eurovisstar.20151113

  • Büchler, M., Franzini, G., Franzini, E., Moritz, M. (2014) ‘Scaling Historical Text Re-Use’, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Big Data 2014 (IEEE BigData 2014). Washington DC, October 2014, 27-30. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1109/BigData.2014.7004449

  • Almas, B., Babeu, A., Baumgardt, F., Berti, M., Cerrato, L., Crane, G., Franzini, G., Krohn, A. and Stoyanova, S. (2014) ‘Cataloging for a Billion Word Library of Greek and Latin’, Proceedings of the First International Conference on Digital Access to Textual Cultural Heritage (DATeCH 2014). Madrid, 19-20 May. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2595188.2595190

  • Berti, M., Franzini, G., Franzini, E., Celano, G. (2014) ‘L’Open Philology Project dell’Università di Lipsia: per una filologia “sostenibile” in un mondo globale’, In: (Proceedings) AIUCD 2013. https://goo.gl/Z8jaXH

Book chapters

  • Franzini, G., Mahony, S., and Terras, M. (2016), ‘A Catalogue of Digital Editions’, In: Pierazzo, E. and Driscoll, M. J. (eds) Digital Scholarly Editing: Theories and Practices. Cambridge: Open Book Publishers. DOI: https://doi.org/10.11647/OBP.0095

  • Büchler, M., Burns, P.R., Müller, M., Franzini, E., Franzini, G. (2014) ‘Towards a Historical Text Re-use Detection’, In: Biemann, C. and Mehler, A. (eds) Text Mining, Theory and Applications of Natural Language Processing. Springer International Publishing Switzerland. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-12655-511

Edited volumes and issues

Invited reviews

  • Franzini, G. (forthcoming 2018) A New Republic of Letters by Jerome McGann (Harvard University Press, 2014), reviewed in Variants, 14.

  • Franzini, G. (2017) Spectateurs, reviewed in Italian in Review Journal for Scholarly Digital Editions and Resources (RIDE) – Special Issue on Digital Text Collections and Corpora, 6. DOI: https://doi.org/10.18716/ride.a.6.6

  • Franzini, G. (2015) Digital Critical Editions by Daniel Apollon, Claire Bélisle, and Philippe Régnier (University of Illinois Press, 2014). Reviewed in Digital Scholarship in the Humanities, 30(4) [Online]. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/llc/fqv025

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    AILC (Associazione Italiana di Linguistica Computazionale)
    AIUCD (Associazione per l’Informatica Umanistica e la Cultura Digitale)
    EADH (European Association for Digital Humanities)
    Digital Medievalist: Board Member and Journal Associate Editor [2015-2017]
    Umanistica Digitale: Review Section Editor [2017-]

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