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B2022 English Model

Free Public AI Model for Handwritten Text Recognition with Transkribus

B2022 English Model

English model with some Latin characters, created by the Beyond 2022 project, Trinity College Dublin.
Early 17th to late 19th century, 40 hands using Transkribus base model and 750,000 word ground truth. The model is particularly effective on secretary and copperplate texts and can be used as a base model for more cursive scripts.

Model Overview

B2022 English Model M4
Beyond 2022 project
Model ID:
17th, 18th, 19th
English, Latin
Latin alphabet
CER on validation set:
3.50 %
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You can use this model to automatically transcribe Handwritten documents with Handwritten Text Recgnition in Transkribus. This model can be used in the Transkribus Expert Client as well as in Transkribus Lite.
This AI model was trained to automatically convert text from images of historical Latin alphabet documents into editable and searchable text.