READ revolutionizes access to handwritten documents
From the Middle Ages to today, from old Greek to modern English, from running text to tables or forms
What should be in your Digital Toolbox? Find out at our upcoming conference at The Linnean Society in London on 10th October 2016.
We are pleased to announce that the full conference programme is now available!
The keynote speech will be delivered by Professor Melissa Terras (UCL). Other papers will explore some of the benefits and challenges of working with historical, literary and scientific papers in a digital environment.
The conference will also provide an opportunity to learn more about the handwritten text recognition technology available in our Transkribus platform.
There will be a small registration fee of £15 for the event. This will cover tea/coffee, lunch and a wine reception. Please find the registration form here: https://www.linnean.org/meetings-and-events/events/what-should-be-in-your-digital-toolbox
We are looking forward to presenting Transkribus alongside these other innovative projects!
National Archives Finland will be part of an exciting event, taking place in Oslo in association with the National Library of Finland on 13-14 September 2016. At the Nordic Network seminar on “Philology in the future” the READ project will be presented, along with other research on data and text analysis. Attendees will also have the opportunity to learn the basics of Transkribus in a dedicated workshop. For more information, check the website.