The Bentham Project is part of an exciting conference to explore
how Handwritten Text Recognition can deal with historical documents of various
languages, dates and layouts. The Transkribus
User Conference will take place on 2-3 November at the Technical
James E. Crimmins (Huron University College) has written a review of
one of the latest volumes of the Collected Works on H-Net.
Crimmins' reviews Writings on Political Economy, vol. 1,
edited by Michael Quinn favourably, describing it as a 'tantalizing appetizer'
for the following volumes in the series.
article in Update (the magazine for the Chartered Institute of Library
and Information Professionals) discusses the Bentham Project's role in the READ projectand explains how we
have been experimenting with the Handwritten Text Recognition of Bentham's
A special issue of the History of
European Ideashas just been
published, which deals with Bentham's ideas on indirect legislation. This
issue is edited by Michael Quinn of the Bentham Project and Malik Bozzo-Rey and
Anne Brunon-Ernst of the French Centre Bentham.