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Maud Ehrmann is a research scientist at the EPFL Digital Humanities Laboratory (DHLab). She holds a PhD in Computational Linguistics from the University of Paris 7 Denis Diderot and has been engaged in a large number of scientific projects centred on information extraction and text analysis, both for present-time and historical documents. Her main research interests span Natural Language Processing and Digital Humanities and include, among others, historical text annotation, historical data processing and representation, named entity recognition, and multilingual linguistic resources creation.

Together with Marten Düring and Simon Clematide, Maud Ehrmann is responsible for Impresso – Media Monitoring of the Past, a large research project she initiated and which aims at enabling critical analysis of historical newspapers. Funded by the Swiss national science foundation through its Synergia program, Impresso brings together experts from various backgrounds and institutions across Europe. The project also involves majors Swiss newspapers Le Temps and Neue Zürcher Zeitung, as well as the State Archives of Valais and the Swiss Economic Archives.

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Impresso Project: Media Monitoring of the past