Monthly Archives: July 2010

Automatic Plaque Transcription using Python (work in progress)

I’m working with the OpenPlaques folk to create a system that automatically ‘reads’ images of English Heritage plaques and extracts a transcript of the plaque’s text. This is a classic optical character recognition project. Here’s a simple example (thanks Fiery Fred): The text is very easy for a human to read but very hard for […]