Ad fontes: Teaching paleography, archival research, and analysis of historical sources

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Archival Science, Digital Humanities, Early Modern History and Period Studies, Educational Technology, Medieval and

Transcribus (resource)

Friends:

I am passing this link to an article in Euronews on from the National Coalition of Independent Scholars.  Before you get too excited, note that users may need to transcribe 75 pages manually to teach the algorithm how to recognize the handwriting and the software will be "commercially available," [i.e. for a charge] soon.  Still, it is a very promising initiative.

"Transkribus System makes Breakthrough in Understanding Ancient Texts"

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