Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 15, No. 85.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2001 09:19:07 +0100
From: Thierry van Steenberghe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: 15.079 OCR on hand-printed texts
"Humanist Discussion Group (by way of Willard McCarty )" wrote:
> 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>
> 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.
You might also consider enquiring by contacting the company IRIS who produce a
multinlingual (56 languages!) OCR software of the same name. See
Thierry van Steenberghe Bruxelles / Belgium mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org __________________________________
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