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Ksenia Zaytseva


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... is a data analyst at the ACDH.

She graduated from the international Master’s programme in library and information science ‘Digital Library Learning’ (DILL) which was offered in cooperation among three universities in Norway, Estonia and Italy, with a thesis on the development of semantic annotation in the digital humanities.

Ksenia coordinates work on Reference Resources and Controlled Vocabularies with the main focus to further develop and maintain the ACDH Vocabularies platform which provides services for vocabularies management such as repository, editor, SPARQL endpoint and visualization.

She is also involved in the development of data driven applications for digital humanities projects in archaeological and linguistic domains. She contributes to the DjangoBaseProject, an open source software that provides generic functionalities and solutions for building web applications in DH projects. Her research interests are Semantic Web technologies and Linked (Open) Data, methods and technologies in knowledge engineering and machine learning for data analysis.


  • Wissik, Tanja, Ksenia Zaytseva, and Thierry Declerck. 2018. ELEXIS: Yet Another Research Infrastructure. Or Why We Need An Special Infrastructure For E-Lexicography In The Digital Humanities.
  • Wandl-Vogt, Eveline, Davor Ostojic, Barbara Piringer, Heimo Rainer, and Ksenia Zsaytseva. 2017. Designing Collaborative Ecosystems and community organization: Introducing the multidisciplinary portal on "Biodiversity and Linguistic Diversity: A Collaborative Knowledge Discovery Environment". Rhian Lewis, Raynor, Cecily, Forest, Dominic, Sinatra, Michael, and Sinclair, Stéfan. dh2017. Digital Humanities 2017. Conference Abstracts. McGill University & Université de Montréal. Montréal, Canada. August 8 - 11, 2017.
  • Aspöck, Edeltraud, Anja Masur, Seta Štuhec, Peter Andorfer, and Ksenia Zaytseva. 2016. Digitizing Early Farming Cultures: Making new use of digital and analogue resources from Neolithic sites in Greece and Anatolia. Wien.
  • Zaytseva, Ksenia, and Margaret King. 2016. Digital Library Training in Digital Humanities Centres: a case study of ACDH. Milan.
  • Andorfer, Peter, Edeltraud Aspöck, Matej Ďurčo, Anja Masur, and Ksenia Zaytseva. The DEFC-App: A Web-based Archaeological Data Management System for ‘Digitizing Early Farming Cultures’.