+ Gothenburg calling! Report from Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries conference

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The READ project visited Sweden last week for the second Digital Humanities in the Nordic Countries conference. ¬†The conference was hosted by the University of Gothenburg and organised by the […]

+ READ presents at Digital Humanities conference – report from DHd 2017

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In February 2017, the READ project was present at the DHd 2017¬†in Bern, Switzerland. ¬†The annual conference of digital humanities in German brings together scholars and scientists working at the […]

+ Meet the READ project partners РHervé Déjean

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What’s your name? Herv√© D√©jean. Where do you work? Xerox Research Centre Europe. Tell us a bit about your background… I hold a PhD in Natural Language Processing, and for […]

+ Coming soon – new DocScan app to help users digitise historical documents!

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More and more archival holdings are being digitised. ¬†But there are still thousands of document collections that exist only in manuscript form. ¬†This means that interested readers must visit the […]

+ Georgian Papers Programme working with Transkribus

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The Georgian Papers Programme is an exciting collaboration between King’s College London and the Royal Collection Trust, along with US partners Omohundro Institute of Early American History &¬†Culture and William […]

+ It’s competition time! Launch of new ScriptNet platform

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For computer scientists, competitions are one of the most effective means of improving their research and technology. ¬†With this in mind, the READ project is pleased to announce the launch […]

+ Read our 2016 reports!

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The READ project receives funding from the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme. ¬†As a condition of this funding, we are required to produce reports where we explain all the work […]

+ New article in Update magazine for Library professionals

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The Bentham Project at University College London and The Linnean Society have forged a fruitful collaboration as part of the READ project. The two institutions have worked to create training […]

+ Finding patterns in eighteenth-century weddings – new blog from Xerox

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Xerox Research Centre Europe is one of the READ research partners, with responsibility for Document Understanding. ¬†Document Understanding is a crucial part of the process of training computers to recognise […]

+ A new Transkribus User Report

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Chiara Petrolini, a post-doctoral fellow at the German Historical Institute in Rome (DHI) recently spent a few days with the Transkribus team at the University of Innsbruck. She has kindly […]