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When citing our work, and where possible, please include our Federal Ministry of Education and Research project number: No. 01UG1509



Book Chapters

  • 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.
  • Büchler, M., Geßner, A., Berti, M. and Eckart, T. (2013) ‘Measuring the Influence of a Work by Text Re-Use’, In: Dunn, S. and Mahony, S. (eds.) Digital Classicist Supplement: Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies. Wiley-Blackwell.


Conference Proceedings

Graded Readers


  • Franzini, G. (forthcoming 2018) A New Republic of Letters by Jerome McGann (Harvard University Press, 2014). Reviewed in Variants, 14. Revues.
  • Franzini, G. (2017) Spectateurs (in Italian). Reviewed in RIDE – A review journal for digital editions and resources – Special Issue on 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). DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/llc/fqv025

Edited Volumes and Special Issues


Invited Talks










  • Büchler, M.Scaling Historical Text Reuse‘, 2nd Workshop on Big Humanities Data. IEEE Big Data 2014. Washington DC, October 27.
  • Büchler, M. ‘Historical Text Re-use Detection in Computational Humanities’, Workshop on bridging the gap between Computer Science and Digital Humanities. Leipzig, July 22.
  • Büchler, M. ‘eTRAP – Historische Text Re-use Erkennung’ Göttinger philologisches Forum. Göttingen, July 10.
  • Büchler, M. ‘Historical Text Re-use Detection’. University of Konstanz, June 11.
  • Büchler, M. ‘Introduction: Requirements for a Digital Ecosystem’, International workshop on computer aided processing of intertextuality in ancient languages. Lyon, France, June 2.
  • Büchler, M. ‘Computational Aspects of Historical Text Re-use’, International workshop on computer aided processing of intertextuality in ancient languages. Lyon, France, June 2-4.
  • Büchler, M. ‘eTRAP: The Electronic Text Re-use Acquisition Project: Aims and Objectives’, Conference on Intertextuality and Digital Humanities: Approaches, Methods, Trends. Sponsored by Hardt Foundation. Vandoeuvres, Switzerland, February 13-15.
  • Büchler, M. ‘Big Data in the Humanities’, Big Data Workshop. IBM Research Center, Böblingen, January 30.

Reports, Manuals

  • Jander, M. (2016) Handwritten Text Recognition – Transkribus: A User ReporteTRAP Research Group, Institute of Computer Science, University of Göttingen, Germany, 2 November.
  • Franzini, G., Franzini, E., Bulert, K., Büchler, M. (2016-) TRACER: An Automatic Text Reuse Detection Machine. User Manual. eTRAP Research Group, Institute of Computer Science, University of Göttingen, Germany.


  • Steding, D. (2017) EnsembleForest: A Classifier Combination Method on the example of Part-of-Speech Tagging. Bachelor’s Thesis. Göttingen.
  • Solhdoust, M. (2016) Text Reuse at Web-Scale – Online vs. Offline Text Reuse. Master’s Thesis. Göttingen.
  • Yinyeh, O. (2016) Analysing and Mining the Usage Patterns of Linguistic Web Service. Master’s Thesis. Göttingen.
  • Büchler, M. (2013) Informationstechnische Aspekte des Historical Text Re-use (English: Computational Aspects of Historical Text Re-use). PhD Thesis. Leipzig.

Data-sets, tools

Academic service

Marco Büchler

Greta Franzini

Eleonora Litta

Maria Moritz

Melina Jander

Gabriela Rotari