NorHand_v0.7

Free Public AI Model for Handwritten Text Recognition with Transkribus

NorHand_v0.7

This modell is a general model for Norwegian handwriting from approx. 1820 to 1940. The training data set includes letters and journals of 15 Norwegian writers, including Camilla Collett (1813-1895), Henrik Ibsen (1828-1906), Knut Hamsun (1859-1952) and Sigrid Undset (1882-1949), among others.

Model Overview

Name:
NorHand_v0.7
Creator:
National Library of Norway
Model ID:
37002
Century:
19th, 20th
Languages:
Norwegian
Script:
Latin alphabet
Engine:
PyLaia
Material:
Handwritten
CER on validation set:
3.80 %
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You can use this model to automatically transcribe Handwritten documents with Handwritten Text Recgnition in Transkribus. This model can be used in the Transkribus Expert Client as well as in Transkribus Lite.
This AI model was trained to automatically convert text from images of historical Latin alphabet documents into editable and searchable text.