Hardwriting recognition from OCR to neural networks

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  1. siddhartth

    siddhartth Scribbler - Standard Member Senior Member

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    I found this excellent Article about promising developments in Handwriting technology.
    https://towardsdatascience.com/http...oblem-of-handwriting-recognition-712e279f373b

    The author also explains why neural networks work better than OCR for less known/ignored languages.

    May be this transition was the reason for rapid increase in the number languages which have become very recently digitally recognisable. Like, Hindi and Welsh.
     
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    Kumabjorn ***** is back Senior Member

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    Interestingly enough there is a project that is showing a lot of progress in recognizing mideaval Japanese handwriting, known as gyosho, something modern Japanese people can't recognize without serious practice. There are still lots and lots of texts from the 11th century and back that hasn't been decoded because of a lack of competent people.
     
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    siddhartth Scribbler - Standard Member Senior Member

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    You mean they are trying to decode it digitally? Sounds awful lot similar to this video i saw about similar to ancient Indian indus valley scripts.


    Hopefully, digital neural networks will now democraize the handwriting recognition technology to all types of scripts and languages. it's an amazing World we live in.
     

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