Ground Truth transcriptions for training OCR of historical Bengali printed texts – Transkribus

This dataset comprises 74 digitised images (TIFF files) drawn from a selection of early printed Bengali books (1713-1914) digitised through the Two Centuries of Indian Print project (https://www.bl.uk/projects/two-centuries-of-indian-print). Also contained are ground truth transcriptions (XML) for each page that can be used for training optical character recognition software on historical Bengali printed text. The folder contains images and ground truth used to train Transkribus. The images are out of copyright and the transcriptions are also public domain.

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UniqueID

6694175f-e489-4f9e-bcdd-3058f5e0aa23

BL Dataset Provider

User Access Level

BL Labs Assistance

Contributors

Halder, Moumita

Institution

British Library

Language

Year Added

Contact Person

British Library Labs

Location

Repository Cloud

Official URL

https://doi.org/10.23636/506

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No

Files

Transkribus_image.jpg, Transkribus.zip

Files Size

1.10 GB

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