Finished Workshop “The actual condition and practice of OCR for Arabic” (Mar.19)


Category: Workshop

Research Group: A01 Islamic EconomyC01 Digital Humanities

C01 “Digital Humanities” and A01 “Mobility and Universality in the Islamic Economy” will hold a workshop titled “The actual condition and practice of OCR for Arabic.” This workshop will perceive the actual condition of OCR for Arabic and digitizing the texts brought by the participants with OCR. Finally, the workshop will explain what we can do by using digitized text.

Please bring some pdf or jpeg files of texts which you would like to digitize(no restriction of number of sheets will be imposed, but 5 sheets should be more than enough to learn how to OCR).

Date&Time:March 19th, 15:00–16:30

Presentation:Yuri ISHIDA (Okayama University), Tomoaki SHINODA(ILCAA)
1. Actual condition of OCR for Arabic
2. Practice of digitizing Arabic texts with OCR
3. Purpose of digitizing texts
4. Q & A

Admission:Free, open to the public, online meeting via Zoom (Pre-registration is required)

Pre-registration:Please fill in the pre-registration form.

Co-organaizer:Grant-in-Aid for Transformative Research Areas (A), “Connectivity Analyses by Digital Humanities Method” (Principal Investigator: Wakako Kumakura (ILCAA); 20H05830) & Grant-in-Aid for Transformative Research Areas (A),“Mobility and Universality of Islamic Economy” (Principal Investigator: Shinsuke Nagaoka (Kyoto University); 20H05824)

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