Latest success story! Medieval Handwriting and Handwritten Text Recognition

Introduction by OpenMethods Editor (Delphine Montoliu): This post outlines how Swiss partners were able to create a tool for Gothic handwriting recognition.

Two partners in the READ project network have now successfully trained a new model to recognise Gothic handwriting!  The State Archives of Zurich (READ project partner) and the University of Zurich (READ project Memorandum of Understanding partner) have collaborated on the automatic recognition of a collection of medieval charters.

 

Original publication date: 09/06/2017.

Source: + Latest success story! Medieval Handwriting and Handwritten Text Recognition – READ Project