DATeCH 1st Session – Document Analysis and OCR

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After the opening session, the activity in the DATeCH international conference started. The first session, chaired by Basilis Gatos (National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”) was centered in Document Analysis and OCR.

David Hébert, from LITIS – University of Rouen, presented a new technique to improve the extraction of articles in old newspapers.

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Christian Clausner, from the University of Salford, discussed a proposal for a more effective representation of region boundaries.

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Finally, Sajid Saleem, from the Computer Vision Lab (Vienna University of Technology) showed a new method to recognise noisy ancient characters in historical documents.

 

Contentra Technologies stand at Digitisation Days

Contentra Technologies stand at Digitisation Days

Before entering the first coffee break,  the company Contentra Technologies, briefly presented its products and services.

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