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Document Image Analysis for World War II Personal Records A. Antonacopoulos and D. Karatzas
 

Summary: Document Image Analysis for World War II Personal Records
A. Antonacopoulos and D. Karatzas
Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (PRImA) Group, Department of Computer Science
University of Liverpool, Liverpool L69 3BX, United Kingdom
http://www.csc.liv.ac.uk/~prima

This work is supported by the European Union grant IST-2001-33441.
Abstract
Complete collections of invaluable documents of
unique historical and political significance are decaying
and at the same time they are virtually inaccessible,
necessitating the invention of robust and efficient methods
for their conversion into a searchable electronic form.
This paper presents the issues encountered and problems
addressed in the MEMORIAL project, whose goal is the
establishment of a digital document workbench enabling
the creation of distributed virtual archives based on
documents existing in libraries, archives, museums,
memorials, and public record offices. Successful
approaches are described in the context of the chosen

  

Source: Antonacopoulos, Apostolos - School of Computing, Science and Engineering, University of Salford

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences