Dutch newspapers 17th century

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Dutch newspapers 17th century

This Dutch mixed roman/gothic model has been trained from a ground truth set of 100 images of 17th century Dutch newspaper material from the “Couranten Corpus”, cf. https://couranten.ivdnt.org/corpus-frontend/couranten/about.

The corpus consists of ground truth transcriptions of newspapers digitized by the Dutch National Library.

The model was trained with default parameters, with a 10% validation set.

Model Overview

Name:
Dutch newspapers 17th century
Creator:
INT - Instituut voor de Nederlandse Taal
Model ID:
38213
Century:
17th
Languages:
Dutch
Script:
Latin alphabet, Gothic Script
Engine:
HTR+
Material:
Print, Typewritten
CER on validation set:
3.34 %
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This AI model was trained to automatically convert text from images of historical Latin alphabet, Gothic Script documents into editable and searchable text.