THOTH – Transcribing historical objects with tabulated handwriting

poster / demo / art installation
  1. 1. Oliver Dunn

    Cambridge University

  2. 2. Alexis Litvine

    Cambridge University

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We presnt a new computer vision and machine learning tool for extracting data from historical sources. This tool has application in the humanities and the social sciences, public archives and libraries. It is being developed as a collaboration between Cambridge-based researchers in history and computer sciences. It develops on existing machine learning tech for manuscript recognition to machine read historical table structures and to more rapidly extract these into modern relational databases.

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Conference Info

In review

ADHO - 2020
"carrefours / intersections"

Hosted at Carleton University, Université d'Ottawa (University of Ottawa)

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

July 20, 2020 - July 25, 2020

475 works by 1078 authors indexed

Conference cancelled due to coronavirus. Online conference held at Data for this conference were initially prepared and cleaned by May Ning.

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Series: ADHO (15)

Organizers: ADHO