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
If you want to find out more about READ, you can now watch the READ partners live in action! Videos of presentations made at the co:op project’s ‘Technology meets Scholarship’ conference in January 2016 are now available.
Text transcripts and slides from the READ presentations are available here: http://read.transkribus.eu/2016/03/31/presentations-from-the-read-partners-now-available/
Videos of the READ presentations can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLElrWLCQvZaRny2G_gXAINGpCtNrpPBBO
For an introduction to HTR technology, try watching Dr Roger Labahn (University of Rostock) on ‘Handwritten Text Recognition. Key Concepts’: https://youtu.be/3d-Iru6qLRc
At the beginning of May, the READ partners met together in sunny Valencia! The Universitat Politècnica de València hosted a technical meeting where the group considered a range of current research questions in small workshops. Eva Lang (Passau Diocesan Archives) has summarised the discussions on the co:op blog.