Detail map of Mountain View, California, United States,Amherst, Massachusetts, United States,Buffalo, New York, United States,Artane - Whitehall, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

A: Mountain View, California, United States, B: Amherst, Massachusetts, United States, C: Buffalo, New York, United States, D: Artane - Whitehall, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

Making Handwritten Manuscripts Searchable

2/9/2006
<p>Professor Alan Smeaton of DCU, who worked on the Google funded research project</p>

Professor Alan Smeaton of DCU, who worked on the Google funded research project

Using object detection technology, in February 2006 researchers at the University of Buffalo, the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and the Adaptive Information Cluster at Dublin City University, in association with Google, developed software for scanning historical manuscripts in a way that recognized handwriting to make electronic texts of these manuscripts searchable.

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