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IMPACT: Module 7 - Optical Character Recognition

IMPACT: Module 7 - Optical Character Recognition

Online learning resouce covering Optical Character Recognition (OCR) for large scale digitisation of historic text based materials and their subsequent conversion to text by Optical Character Recognition (OCR). 

Creator/Owner: IMPACT Project -

Title: IMPACT OER: Optical Character Recognition. 

Version: 0.5 

Date Released: 01/11/2011 

Audience: Project Managers and anyone with interest in the mass-digitisation of historic text material. 

License: Creative Commons - Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike v3 - Unported (CC BY-NC-SA 3.0)



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