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The Trier Center for Digital Humanities (TCDH) is an internationally renowned institution for Digital Humanities. Since its establishment in 1998, more than 100 diverse projects in the field of Digital Humanities were implemented at the centre – in cooperation with more than 150 regional, national, and global partners at universities, research institutions, academies of sciences, publishers, and institutions of memory. Its major focal points in research and development lie in the areas of digital publication and networking of dictionaries, sources, editions, and other fundamental works and artefacts in the Humanities, as well as on developing tools for the preparation, indexation, analysis, and visualisation of corpora.

Thomas Burch

Project member

Thomas Burch is Executive Director at the Trier Center for Digital Humanities (TCDH), where he is responsible for the development and transfer of computer science methods and techniques to digital humanities research projects. His research focuses on software systems, graphical user interfaces as well as markup languages and X-technologies. In the field of digital lexicography Dr Thomas Burch was involved in numerous digitization projects (including Middle High German Dictionaries Interlinked, German Dictionary by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, Dialect Dictionaries Interlinked, Goethe Dictionary) and co-developed the Trier dictionary network. Since 2016 he has been coordinator of the work packages of the TCDH at the Center for Historical Lexicography funded by the Federal
Ministry of Education and Research.