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Hi there 👋

I'm Alex Brandsen, a postdoc at the Faculty of Archaeology, Leiden University.

🔭 I’m currently working on the EXALT project, where we are building a semantic search engine for texts about Dutch archaeology (and surrounding areas).

Things I like (to work with): Python, Named Entity Recognition, CRF, BERT, ElasticSearch, Web Development

📫 How to reach me:

😄 Pronouns: he/him

Popular repositories

  1. Python script to convert a folder of Dutch archaeological reports (PDFs) to XML files nested by section, chapter, heading.

    Python 4

  2. Script that converts JSONL output from Doccano to the BIO format

    Python 3 1

  3. A tool that converts time period entities to standardised date ranges

    Python 2 1

  4. A manually labelled NER dataset of Dutch archaeological excavation reports


  5. Basics of using Python for text analysis in the humanities, including NLTK

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  6. Python script that gets the latest slack message from a channel and reads it out

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August 2022

Created 1 repository
3 contributions in private repositories Aug 8

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