Thursday, November 21 / 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Session 40
Automatic Handwriting Recognition

1. Digitizing Handwriting with Automated Methods: A Pilot Project Using the 1990 U.S. Census ManuscriptsTrent Alexander, University of Michigan; Jonathan Fisher, Stanford University; Katie Genadek, University of Colorado Boulder.

2. Using Hand-Writing Recognition to Auto Index the US Census RecordsMark Clement, Brigham Young University; Joseph P. Price, Brigham Young University.

3. Handwriting Text Recognition & Word Spotting Techniques to Build Individual-Level Historical Demographic Databases. The Barcelona Case.Joana-Maria Pujadas-Mora, Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics (CED), Universitat de Barcelona; Alícia Fornés, Computer Vision Center; Josep Lladós, Computer Vision Center; Miquel Valls Fígols, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona; Gabriel Brea, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

4. I-Balsac: Completing Families with the Help of Automatic Text RecognitionHelene Vezina, Projet BALSAC, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi; Jean-Sebastien Bournival, Projet BALSAC, Université du Québec à Chicoutimi; Christopher Kermorvant, Teklia, Paris and Laboratoire LITIS, Université de Rouen; Marie-Laurence Bonhomme, Teklia, Paris.

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