Laurent Romary's scientific contributions

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Conference Paper
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In this paper, we present a generic workflow for retro-digitizing and structuring large entry-based documents, using the 33.000 entries of Internationale Bibliographie der Lexikographie, by Herbert Ernst Wiegand, as an example (published in four volumes (Wiegand 2006-2014)). The goal is to convert the large bibliography, at present available as col...

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... Transkribus offered OCR capability, providing an inbuilt ABBYY Finereader function, before licensing issues in 2021. Out of the 10 indexed materials which mentioned OCR, only 2 abstracts included a description of using this function within Transkribus (Lindemann et al. 2018;Ströbel and Clematide 2019) while others used OCR externally through self-built platforms or those supplied by ABBYY (n = 2), suggesting that the licensing issue did not impact users greatly. Others mentioned OCR in comparison to HTR, comparing their accuracy rates in deciphering text (n = 6). ...
... In Khemakhem et al., 2018b, we present promising preliminary results of first experiments carried out to extract macro-structures of the entries of these directories. The OCR quality was a serious obstacle for us to pursue more advanced experiments. ...