Artificial Intelligence and Legislative Archives
Written on October, 2023
In the field of legislative archives, the adoption of digital technologies and artificial intelligence (AI) represents a paradigm shift, challenging traditional archival practices and offering novel ways to engage with historical content. The process of digitising legislative documents, particularly those from the distant past, entails navigating a complex array of issues, from interpreting archaic handwriting and outdated language forms to ensuring the longevity and accessibility of digital records. This essay critically examines these challenges and the innovative approaches employed to address them, placing special emphasis on the role of AI in transforming archival methodologies and enhancing data retrieval and analysis.