The Dybbuk for Yiddish Handwriting

Free Public AI Model for Handwritten Text Recognition with Transkribus

The Dybbuk for Yiddish Handwriting

Yiddish Handwriting model, prepared by the project team of https://www.dybbuk.co/. Ground truth data consists mainly of play manuscripts from late 19th and early 20th century written in New York and Europe. Also included are several Yiddish letters corrected by participants of Yiddish Transkribus workshop https://ingeveb.org/pedagogy/the-dybbuk-model-a-new-yiddish-handwriting-text-recognition-tool .

Model Overview

Name:
The Dybbuk for Yiddish Handwriting
Creator:
https://www.dybbuk.co/
Model ID:
41131
Century:
19th, 20th
Languages:
Yiddish
Script:
Yiddish
Engine:
HTR+
Material:
Handwritten
CER on validation set:
4.5 %
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This AI model was trained to automatically convert text from images of historical Yiddish documents into editable and searchable text.