Machine Learning and Data Mining for Digital Scholarly Editions

University of Rostock, 9-10 June 2022

A conference on „Machine Learning and Data Mining for Digital Scholarly Editions“ will take place to gather researchers working at the interface of the two fields and to foster the discussion on the applicability of Machine Learning and Data Mining techniques in the area of Digital Scholarly Editing.

For more information about the conference theme see the Call for Papers:



Hashtag: #mldse


9-10 June 2022


The conference will be held at the University of Rostock, in Northern Germany. The talks take place in room HS 218 in the main university building and the coffee breaks in room SR 217 in the same building (Universitätshauptgebäude, Universitätsplatz 1, 18055 Rostock).


Prof. Dr. Roger Labahn (University of Rostock):

Machine Learning & Digital Humanities – a personal perspective


Thursday, 9 June
1.30 p.m. Arrival
1.50 p.m. Welcoming
2-3.30 p.m. Moderation: Martina Scholger

  • Tobias Hodel (University of Bern):
  • Richard Hadden, Nina Rastinger, Matthias Schlögl (Austrian Academy of Sciences):
3.30-4 p.m. Coffee break
4-5.30 p.m. Moderation: Ulrike Henny-Krahmer

  • Sandra Bläß, Marie Flüh, Julia Nantke (Hamburg University), David Maus (University Library Hamburg):
  • Daniel Stökl Ben Ezra (École Pratique des Hautes Études), Hayim Lapin (University of Maryland):
5.30-6 p.m. Break
6 p.m.
  • Keynote: Roger Labahn (University of Rostock):
    Machine Learning & Digital Humanities – a personal perspective
8 p.m. Dinner together
Friday, 10 June
9-10.30 a.m. Moderation: Marc Lemke

  • Werner Scheltjens (University of Bamberg):
  • Manuel Portela (University of Coimbra):
10.30-11 a.m. Coffee break
11 a.m.-12.30 p.m. Moderation: Martina Scholger

  • Ulrike Henny-Krahmer (University of Rostock), Frederike Neuber (Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities):
  • Marc Lemke, Konrad Sperfeld, Jochen Zöllner (University of Rostock):
12.30-13 p.m. Closing discussion
13 p.m. Lunch together / Goodbye


There is no conference fee for the participation. The conference is an on-site event with the possibility to attend virtually, as well. Registration for in-person participation is open until June 6 and for online participation until the beginning of the conference. Please register for participation via the following online form:


For questions about the program, registration, travel, venue, etc., you can contact the organizing team at the following email address:


Bernhard Geiger (Know-Center Graz)
Ulrike Henny-Krahmer (University of Rostock)
Fabian Kaßner (University of Rostock)
Marc Lemke (University of Rostock)
Gerlinde Schneider (University of Graz)
Martina Scholger (University of Graz)

Scientific Committee

Helena Bermúdez-Sabel (University of Neuchâtel)
Hannah Busch (Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts & Sciences (KNAW))
Katrin Dennerlein (University of Würzburg)
Bernhard Geiger (Know-Center Graz)
Denis Helic (Graz University of Technology)
Ulrike Henny-Krahmer (University of Rostock)
Tobias Hodel (University of Bern)
Fabian Kaßner (University of Rostock)
Roman Kern (Know-Center Graz)
Mike Kestemont (University of Antwerp)
Marc Lemke (University of Rostock)
Fotis Jannidis (University of Würzburg)
Manuel Portela (University of Coimbra)
Patrick Sahle (University of Wuppertal)
Gerlinde Schneider (University of Graz)
Martina Scholger (University of Graz)
Georg Vogeler (University of Graz)

Organization and Funding


The conference is co-organized by the Institut für Dokumentologie und Editorik, the Academy Junior Professorship for Digital Humanities at the University of Rostock, the Know Center and the Centre for Information Modelling at the University of Graz. It is funded by the University of Rostock and supported by the NEISS project.