Monthly Archives: August 2010

Automatic plaque transcription (py+tesseract) average error down to 33.4

A month back I posted about my progress with the automatic English Heritage plaque transcription project using Optical Character Recognition (using tesseract) and Python for OpenPlaques. The post mentions a monthly cash prize for progress towards a solution… A few days back Jonathan Street announced his entry in the challenge’s thread – he’d beaten my […]