In the Memorandum of Understanding, the COST Action Distant Reading for European Literary History has defined 15 key deliverables:

  • Deliverable 1, month 4: Guidelines for a dissemination strategy, supporting the other WGs and the MC (responsibility: Working Group 4, Milestone M-4-1).
  • Deliverable 2, month 6: The Action’s portal is functional and online, ready to host the ELTeC (responsibility: Working Group 4, Milestone M 4-4-2).
  • Deliverable 3, month 12: The ELTeC, first iteration: subcollections for 6 languages (responsibility: Working Group 1, Milestone M-1-1).
  • Deliverable 4, month 15: Journal paper outlining concepts like genre, style and authorship in computational and non-computational literary history (responsibility: Working Group 3, Milestone M-3-1).
  • Deliverable 5, month 18: “Progress Report 1” with information on the progress achieved since the start of the Action (responsibility: Management Committee, Milestone M-0-1).
  • Deliverable 6, month 22: Journal paper on benchmarking and language-dependent performance evaluation of existing methods using ELTeC (responsibility: Working Group 2, Milestone M-2-1).
  • Deliverable 7, month 24: The ELTeC, second iteration: subcollections in at least 4 additional languages (responsibility: Working Group 1, Milestone M-1-2).
  • Deliverable 8, month 28: Journal paper outlining different approaches to literary periodization and canonization in relation to literary history and Distant Reading (responsibility: Working Group 3, Milestone M-3-2).
  • Deliverable 9, month 32: The ELTeC, third iteration: at least 6 expansion subcollections (responsibility: Working Group 1, Milestone M-1-3).
  • Deliverable 10, month 34: Journal paper summarizing the results of evaluating existing Distant Reading tools and strategies for improvement (responsibility: Working Group 2, Milestone M-2-2).
  • Deliverable 11, month 36: “Progress Report 2” with information on the progress of the Action since the the first progress report (responsibility: Management Committee, Milestone M-0-2).
  • Deliverable 12, month 42: Journal paper on theoretical assumptions and foundations of Distant Reading research (responsibility: Working Group 3, Milestone M-3-3).
  • Deliverable 13, month 46: “Lessons-learned”-report about cross-linguistic use of Distant Reading Methods (responsibility: Working Group 2, Milestone M-2-3).
  • Deliverable 14, month 46: The Final Action Dissemination materials are available (responsibility: Working Group 4, Milestone M-4-3).
  • Deliverable 15, month 48: “Final Achievement Report” with an overview over the Action’s achievements during the entire lifespan (responsibility: Management Committee, Milestone M-0-3.