French newspapers late 18th century – midth of 20th century

Model name:
BnF_Newseye_M2+
Creator:
Newseye-project
Century:
18th, 19th, 20th
Languages:
French
Script:
Latin alphabet
Engine:
HTR+
Material:
Print
CER on validation set:
2.73 %

The model works well with French print from late 18th century to mid of 20th century. For standard text in French newspapers from that time error rates much below 1% were measured.
The model was created in the NewsEye project and is based on training data coming from the digital library Gallica of the French National Library (BnF). 434100 words have been trained and the CER on the validation set is 2.73%.