SV: Scanning of devanagari

Matthew Kapstein mkapstei at MIDWAY.UCHICAGO.EDU
Sun Oct 6 23:02:18 UTC 2002

Apparently the overline of Devanagari and closely related scripts
confounds optical character recognition software, making it
difficult to distinguish letter or syllable breaks. Tamil and
other South Indian scripts may be more amenable to machine reading.

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