Interactive Handwritten Text Recognition and Indexing of Historical Documents: the tranScriptorium project

Start: Jun 01, 2015 05:30 PM

Location: G24, Arts and Humanities Common Room, Foster Court

In this talk, Enrique Vidal and Joan Andreu Sanchez from the Pattern Recognition and Human Language Technology Research Center (Universidad Politecnica de Valencia) will talk about the Transcriptorium project, which aims to develop innovative, efficient and cost-effective solutions for the indexing, search and full transcription of historical handwritten document images, using modern, holistic Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR) technology. tranScriptorium will turn HTR into a mature technology by addressing the following objectives: 

i) Enhancing HTR technology for efficient transcription; 

ii) Bringing the HTR technology to users; 

iii) Integrating the HTR results in public web portals

All  welcome and there will be drinks after the talk. Please note that registration is required.