We process large volumes of digital photographs and page images and generate new data from them to address tasks such as text recognition, handwriting transcription, author identification, dating, localization, and the analysis of paper and manuscripts. Our Team Lead is Rutger van Koert.
- REPUBLIC will provide access to the resolutions of the States General (1576-1796): more than half a million pages with handwritten and printed political information.
- Digital Forensics explores new ways to use digital image analysis to analyse historical script samples.
- Dutch Prize Papers makes 144.000 digitised pages from highly varied documents accessible to researchers and interested parties in a structured research environment.
- TRIADO develops an efficient and effective methodology for converting large amounts of unstructured, analogue data from archive collections into usable digital research data.
Rutger van Koert, Hannah Busch and Mariken Teeuwen, Cutting up medieval manuscripts (digitally) to trace their origins
E-data & Research October 2022 published
This edition includes an article on the Couranten Corpus, for which the Institute for the Dutch Language, the Meertens Institute and the Royal Library previously received…Read more News
eScience Center awards COLLaiTE
The project ‘COLLaiTE: An Artificial Intelligence Approach to Comparing Text Versions’ of Elli Bleeker and Ronald Haentjens Dekker of the DHLab has been awarded the Open…Read more News