Spanish Golden Age Manuscripts (Spelling Modernization) 1.0

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Spanish Golden Age Manuscripts (Spelling Modernization) 1.0

Model trained by Álvaro Cuéllar for the project ETSO: Estilometría aplicada al Teatro del Siglo de Oro ( It is able to modernize the spelling to the current rules. It has been trained with theatrical manuscripts, mostly 17th century.

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If you use this model, please cite:

-Cuéllar, Álvaro. «La Inteligencia Artificial al rescate del Siglo de Oro. Transcripción y modernización automática de mil trescientos impresos y manuscritos teatrales», Hipogrifo. Revista de literatura y cultura del Siglo de Oro. 2023.
-Cuéllar, Álvaro. “Spanish Golden Age Manuscripts (Spelling Modernization) 1.0”. Transkribus. 2021.
-Cuéllar, Álvaro and Germán Vega García-Luengos. ETSO: Estilometría aplicada al Teatro del Siglo de Oro. 2017-2023.

Model Overview

Spanish Golden Age Manuscripts (Spelling Modernization) 1.0
Álvaro Cuéllar
Model ID:
17th, 18th
Latin alphabet
CER on validation set:
9.20 %
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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.