French 18th century print

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French 18th century print

This model is based on printed texts in French (Romantype Font) that was used in Flanders (Low Countries), during the 18th century. The type of sources used for this model, are books of ordinances, which contained the norms (‘laws’) at the time. This model has been the result of one of the KB National Library of the Netherlands Researcher-in-Residence position 2019. The project was called ‘Entangled Histories’. The books used for this specific model, have been provided by the Bodleian Library Oxford (RECUEIL DES ÉDITS, DÉCLARATIONS, LETTRES-PATENTES, &c. ENREGISTRÉS
AU PARLEMENT DE FLANDRES). For more information regarding the background of the model and how to cite it, please visit: www.https://lab.kb.nl/dataset/entangled-histories-ordinances-low-countries

The model has been trained on 38 500 words and the CER on the validation set is 0.91%.

Model Overview

Name:
French_18thC_Pylaia
Creator:
Entangled Histories project
Model ID:
26124
Century:
18th
Languages:
French
Script:
Latin alphabet
Engine:
PyLaia
Material:
Print
CER on validation set:
0.91 %

French_18thC_Pylaia is freely available to everyone

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This AI model was trained to automatically convert text from images of historical Latin alphabet documents into editable and searchable text.