Technologies for handwritten text image recognition, search and alignment

As part of the HIMANIS project (HIstorical MANuscript Indexing for user-controlled Search), Enrique Vidal (professor of computer science at the Universitat Politècnica de València – Spain) will give a conference entitled:

Technologies for handwritten text image recognition, search and alignment

Wednesday 22 June 2016 at 14h00

Three types of technologies which have been developed at the Pattern Recognition and Human Language Technology (PRHLT) research center of the UPV will be outlined, each followed by live demonstrations:

1. Automatic and computer assisted (interactive) handwritten text recognition.
2. Indexing and Search for large collections of handwritten text images.
3. Aligning existing transcripts with corresponding text images: line, word and character-level alignments.


Contact: himanis@irht.cnrs.fr
IRHT — Centre Félix Grat
40 avenue d’Iéna
75016 Paris
http://www.irht.cnrs.fr/fr/agenda/technologies-handwritten-text-image-recognition-search-and-alignment

Enrique Vidal is a professor of computer science at the Universitat Politècnica de València (Spain) and former co-leader of the Pattern Recognition and Human Language Technology (PRHLT) research center in this University. He has published more than two hundred research papers in the fields of Pattern Recognition, Multimodal Interaction and applications to Language, Speech and Image Processing and led many important projects in these fields. Dr. Vidal is a member of the IEEE and a fellow of the International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR).

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