OCR-D Compact: Results and State of Research in the Funding Initiative

Baierer K, Boenig M, Engl E, Hartmann V, Neudecker C, Altenhoener R, Geyken A, Mangei J, Stotzka R, Dengel A, Jenckel M, Gehrke A, Puppe F, Weil S, Sachunsky R, Heyer G, Fink F, Schulz KU, Weichselbaumer N, Limbach S, Seuret M, Dong R, Burghardt M, Christlein V, Triet Ho Anh Doan , Dogan ZM, Panzer JH, Schima-Voigt K, Wieder P (2020)

Publication Type: Journal article

Publication year: 2020


Book Volume: 44

Pages Range: 218-230

Journal Issue: 2

DOI: 10.1515/bfp-2020-0024

Open Access Link: https://www.degruyter.com/document/doi/10.1515/bfp-2020-0024/html


For some years, great efforts have been made to record and digitise the printed works of the 16th-18th centuries published in the German-speaking countries. Preparing their full-text transformation conceptually and technically is the overall goal of the DFG-project OCR-D, which is concerned with the further development of optical character recognition methods. The article describes the current state of development of the OCR-D software and analyses its initial testing in selected libraries.

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Baierer, K., Boenig, M., Engl, E., Hartmann, V., Neudecker, C., Altenhoener, R.,... Wieder, P. (2020). OCR-D Compact: Results and State of Research in the Funding Initiative. Bibliothek Forschung und Praxis, 44(2), 218-230. https://dx.doi.org/10.1515/bfp-2020-0024


Baierer, Konstantin, et al. "OCR-D Compact: Results and State of Research in the Funding Initiative." Bibliothek Forschung und Praxis 44.2 (2020): 218-230.

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