Latin Portuguese Print 17th century

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Latin Portuguese Print 17th century

This model is based on the Index of censorship printed by Pedro Craesbeeck, a key Lisbon printer of the early seventeenth century. 
It has been carried out by Hervé Baudry ( as part of the research project  “The relevance of book expurgation in the procedures of the Portuguese Inquisition (1536-1821): a systematic and individualized approach”, realised with the support of CHAM (NOVA FCSH/UAc) through the strategic project sponsored by the National Portuguese Agency for Research (FCT, UIDB/04666/2020).

About 23 000 words have been trained for this model and the CER on the Validation Set is 1.50%.

Model Overview

Latin Portuguese Print 17th century
Hervé Baudry
Model ID:
Latin, Portuguese, Spanish
Latin alphabet
CER on validation set:
1.50 %
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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.