CIEGL Financial support

Posted by EAGLE on May 12, 2022

We are happy to inform you that the IDEA directorial committee met yesterday to evaluate the  seven applications we received for the CIEGL financial support call and award the grants. After a thorough review of all the proposals, the committee decided to award a 650€ grant to each of the following candidates: Marta Fogagnolo, who will present a poster on the “Second edition of the corpus IGCyr/GVCyr”Anna Kordas, who will present a poster on “The masons’ marks engraved on the Tauchira Gate in Ptolemais,...

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Ithaca: Restoring and attributing Greek inscriptions using Artificial Intelligence

Posted by EAGLE on Mar 10, 2022

We are pleased to announce the publication of the paper titled “Restoring and attributing ancient texts using deep neural networks” on the cover of this week’s issue of the scientific journal Nature. This work is the result of a collaboration between the Universities of Venice Ca’ Foscari, Oxford and Athens AUEB, and Google’s DeepMind. The article presents Ithaca, the first deep neural network that can aid historians in not only restoring the missing text of ancient Greek inscriptions, but also identifying their original...

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