Prof Frédéric Kaplan currently holds the Digital Humanities Chair at École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and directs the EPFL Digital Humanities Institute (DHI). He is also the president of the Time Machine Organisation, a non-profit entity regrouping more than 600 institutions collectively building the first 4D mirror world.  His research interests include archive digitisation, diachronic urban reconstruction, effects of linguistic mediation, automatic analysis of literature, digital art history, computational models of curiosity, immersive interfaces, governance of commons. He is the author of about ten books, translated in several languages and more than a hundred scientific publications.

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