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

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

This model works well with Swedish print from late 18th century to midth of 20th century. For standard text in 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 National Library Finland (NLF). 373100 words have been trained and the CER on the validation set is 3,8%.

Model Overview

Name:
NLF_Newseye_SV
Creator:
Newseye-project
Model ID:
35917
Century:
18th, 19th, 20th
Languages:
Swedish
Script:
Latin alphabet
Engine:
PyLaia
Material:
Print
CER on validation set:
3.8 %
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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.