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Mon 11 Feb 2019
11:00 - 12:30

Venue: Cambridge University Library, Digital Content Unit

Provided by: Cambridge Digital Humanities


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Optical Character Recognition (OCR): An Introduction (Workshop)
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Mon 11 Feb 2019

Description

Optical Character Recognition is a term used to describe techniques for converting images containing printed or handwritten text into a format that can be searched and analysed computationally. This workshop will introduce several such tools along with some practical techniques for using them, and will also highlight OCR and related services offered by the Digital Content Unit at the Cambridge University Library.

Target audience
  • PhD students and staff at the University of Cambridge
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available
Sessions

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 11 Feb   11:00 - 12:30 11:00 - 12:30 Cambridge University Library, Digital Content Unit map Dr Oliver Dunn
Format
  • Small group discussion and practical session
Theme
Machine Reading the Archive

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