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by spencerschumann
Sun May 27, 2018 3:06 pm
Forum: Software Development
Topic: Handwriting recognition software for indexing?
Replies: 14
Views: 8330

Re: Handwriting recognition software for indexing?

Thanks for pointing this out! I found and starred that repo. My own individual efforts, in my free time, have been slow going and not too successful. I'm interested in looking more closely at this project and the techniques it uses.
by spencerschumann
Sun Jan 14, 2018 12:09 pm
Forum: Software Development
Topic: Handwriting recognition software for indexing?
Replies: 14
Views: 8330

Re: Handwriting recognition software for indexing?

Thanks for the link to the article about the BYU research team! I'm trying to contact them to learn more. I took a course on machine learning a little over 15 years ago while working on my computer science degree. But I must admit, I've done very little with machine learning since then, so my knowle...
by spencerschumann
Mon Jul 31, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Software Development
Topic: Handwriting recognition software for indexing?
Replies: 14
Views: 8330

Re: Handwriting recognition software for indexing?

This is my first post here, so I wasn't sure what to expect. Thanks for the quick replies! I've posted a question on the FamilySearch site at http://gsfn.us/t/50zoz at sbradshaw's suggestion. I agree that avoiding duplicate work is important. From what I can gather, OCR for printed text is getting g...
by spencerschumann
Mon Jul 31, 2017 6:58 am
Forum: Software Development
Topic: Handwriting recognition software for indexing?
Replies: 14
Views: 8330

Handwriting recognition software for indexing?

I saw a snippet of video yesterday depicting pioneers pushing handcarts over the plains and through rivers. I marveled at how far we've come technologically since then. This journey was a tremendous, difficult, even life threatening task for the early saints, but today we can simply board a plane or...

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