A Document Recognition System for Early Modern Latin

Reddy, Sravana
Crane, Gregory

Large-scale digitization of manuscripts is facilitated by high-accuracy optical character recognition (OCR) engines. The focus of our work is on using these tools to digitize Latin texts. Many of the texts in the language, especially the early modern, make heavy use of special characters like ligatures and accented abbreviations. Current OCRs are inadequate for our purpose: their built-in training... read more

Latin language
Optical character recognition
Document recognition
Perseus Project
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