Universitat Politècnica de València

Universitat Politècnica de ValènciaPattern Recognition and Human Language Technology

The Pattern Recognition and Human Language Technology (PRHLT) research centre is active both in fundamental and applied areas.  The PRHLT centre has developed different prototypes and products for text and speech translation, computer-assisted translation, speech recognition, both fully automatic and interactive handwritten text image recognition and image retrieval.  Recently PRHLT coordinated the direct predecessor project to READ, the FP7 project tranScriptorium, where Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR) technology has been applied to historical documents from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century.

Key responsibilities in READ: HTR based on Hidden markov models, Keyword spotting, Interactive predictive process for transcription and line detection.