SV: Scanning of devanagari

Lars Martin Fosse lmfosse at ONLINE.NO
Sun Oct 6 16:24:46 EDT 2002


I am not surprised. But one could always hope...

Lars Martin

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> Fra: Indology [mailto:INDOLOGY at liverpool.ac.uk] På vegne av 
> Dominik Wujastyk
> Sendt: 6. oktober 2002 21:39
> Til: INDOLOGY at liverpool.ac.uk
> Emne: Re: Scanning of devanagari
> 
> 
> On Sun, 6 Oct 2002, Lars Martin Fosse wrote:
> 
> > Dear members of the list:
> >
> > Are any of you familiar with scanning software that handles 
> devanagari 
> > (or for that matter other Indic scripts).
> 
> Devanagari OCR still can't be done as cheaply and accurately 
> as double-keyed manual entry.  That's for good printed text.  
> Manuscripts are probably never going to be readable 
> automatically.  The material at 
> http://www.cedar.buffalo.edu/ILT/ is > pure fantasy, in my view.
> 
> Best,
> Dominik
> 
> 



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