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by russellault
Tue May 29, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: Software Development
Topic: Handwriting recognition software for indexing?
Replies: 14
Views: 8401

Re: Handwriting recognition software for indexing?

Yes, you are right that there are two problems, segmentation (where are the words on the page/also what is their semantic meaning like birth place/first name/etc.) and recognition (what are the letters/words, given a segmentation). In addition to improving each of these processes somewhat independen...
by russellault
Sun May 27, 2018 12:17 pm
Forum: Software Development
Topic: Handwriting recognition software for indexing?
Replies: 14
Views: 8401

Re: Handwriting recognition software for indexing?

Like the other posters here, in the past 9 months I have taken great interest in automatic handwriting recognition for the purpose of indexing genealogical records. I took Andrew Ng's and Jeremy Howard's courses and am now working with a deep learning researcher at the Ohio State University on the p...

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