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2019-05-28

Digital Access to Textual Cultural Heritage 2019 (DATeCH 2019) - Best Paper Award

The paper entitled "OCR-D: An End-to-end Open-source OCR Framework for Historical Documents" won the Best Paper Award at the international conference "Digital Access to Textual Cultural Heritage 2019" (DATeCH2019).

OCR-D soll alte Drucke im Volltext erfassen.

OCR-D is a coordination project of the German Research Foundation (DFG) for the further development of Optical Character Recognition techniques for German-language prints of the 16th-19th century. The main goal is the full text capture of the cultural heritage printed in German-language of this period.

 

In OCR-D, SCC-DEM is responsible for the software technology topic in order to ensure the technical feasibility of the complex workflows created for full-text capture and their applicability.

 

Link to publication: publikationen.bibliothek.kit.edu/1000095039


Volker HartmannRainer Stotzka