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Danish Gothic handwriting 19th century

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Danish Gothic handwriting 19th century

Model for 19th century Danish Gothic handwriting.

The material consists of various sources older than 1875.
Some material consists of late 18th century and early 19th century handwriting provided by Associate Professor Johan Heinsen.
The rest of the training material consists of Parish protocols from Aarhus Stadsarkiv, NæstvedArkiverne, Gentofte Lokalarkiv and Ry Lokalarkiv through the project RETRO.
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This model is trained by the archivists Kristian Pindstrup, Mia Gulvad Jørgensen and Anette Larner at Aarhus City Archives.

Model Overview

19th century Danish Gothic handwriting v.1.1
Aarhus City Archives
Model ID:
18th, 19th
Gothic Script
CER on validation set:
6.7 %
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This AI model was trained to automatically convert text from images of historical Gothic Script documents into editable and searchable text.