Monthly Archives: January 2019

Large-scale Optical Character Recognition of Pre-modern Chinese Texts

This paper appears in International Journal of Buddhist Thought and Culture 28(2) (December 2018). [Full paper] Abstract Optical character recognition (OCR) – the fully automated transcription of text appearing in a digitized image – offers transformative opportunities for the scholarly … Continue reading

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EASTD 135: Text and Data in the Humanities

This course introduces students to key concepts and techniques fundamental to applying digital methods to the study of textual materials and other types of data in humanities subjects. The core topics covered are digital representations of data, ways of structuring … Continue reading

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