How Can I OCR My Dictionary?

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March 8, 2016

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Jesse de Does, « How Can I OCR My Dictionary? », DigiLex, ID : 10670/1.0140pt


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One way to digitise a dictionary is using Optical Character Recognition or OCR. But is OCR feasible at all for my dictionary? And if so, which OCR program should I used, trainable or omnifont? And how about the workflow: should I train the OCR engine or not? And, finally, what should be the output format of my OCR? For those wanting to take the OCR adventure, here a very brief introduction. To OCR or not to OCR Some texts are totally  un-ocr-able: While some could be recognized, but the quali...

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