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Reinventing OCR for early printed books

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Digitisation methods for early printed Latin books have produced poor results, meaning that these texts are being left behind in the digital revolution. But free, open source Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software tailored to early Latin printed books being developed by Durham University could change this, reports Rachel Smith.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Smith RL

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: CILIP Update

Year: 2015

Issue: February 2015

Pages: 40 - 41

Print publication date: 01/02/2015

Acceptance date: 01/12/2014

Date deposited: 20/04/2017

ISSN (print): 2046-0406

Publisher: CILIP