Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 15, No. 79.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Date: Tue, 05 Jun 2001 06:39:55 +0100
From: Han Baltussen <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: 15.070 OCR on hand-printed texts
I once went to see OCR software demonstrated in Holland, which was able to
"read" Greek as long as one took the time to "train" it (30-60 hours was
the estimate on fairly regular type like Oxford Classical Texts). It was
very expensive though (3,000 in 1994) and I am not sure I remember the
name correctly (ProLector), or that the company still exists. But it was
impressive I have to say.
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