German Fraktur 18th century

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German Fraktur 18th century

This model has been trained on 829 400 words from the „Wien[n]erisches Diarium“ / „Wiener Zeitung“ (1703-1799), which is an Austrian newspaper. The CER on the validation set is 0.79%.
The model was created within the project „Das Wien[n]erische Diarium: Digitaler Datenschatz für die geisteswissenschafttlichen Diziplinen“ (The Wien[n]erisches Diarium: A digital data treasury for the humanities) and is provided by Claudia Resch and Dario Kampkaspar. More information can be found here: https://digitarium.acdh.oeaw.ac.at/

Contact: claudia.resch@oeaw.ac.at or dario.kampkaspar@oeaw.ac.at

Model Overview

Name:
German Fraktur 18th Century – WrDiarium_M9
Creator:
Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage at the Austrian Academy of Sciences
Model ID:
17785
Century:
18th
Languages:
German
Script:
German Kurrent
Engine:
HTR+
Material:
Print
CER on validation set:
0.79 %
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This AI model was trained to automatically convert text from images of historical German Kurrent documents into editable and searchable text.