Research publications

During the READ project a large number of papers on Pattern Recognition, Document Image Analysis, Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing and more were published by the beneficiaries.

Research competitions

The ScriptNet platform hosts research competitions in Handwritten Text Recognition, Layout Analysis and associated technologies.  Users can participate in existing competitions or create their own.

Research datasets

According to our Open Research Data policy datasets are made publicly available via the ZENODO repository.


More than 100 deliverables were produced by the READ project beneficiaries. The vast majority is open access and gives a flavour of the different areas of work within the READ project.