A biography of Emelie Royce Bradley (1811-1845), the first wife of Dr Dan Beach Bradley and originally published circa 1856 by the American Tract Society, New York.
Although this blog has been silent for a few months, progress has continued as time permits. This article gives a summary update of the current status. Continue reading Current Project Status
Here is the slide deck of the presentation given at the PyCon APAC 2017 conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on August 27th 2017.
A technical presentation of the work-to-date for this project will be presented at the PyCon APAC 2017 conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Continue reading Technical Presentation at PyCon APAC 2017 Conference
A recent edition of Matichon Online has a story about digitising old newspapers including จีนโนสยามวารศัพท์ (Chino Siamese Daily News), กรุงเทพเดลิเมล์ (Bangkok/Krungthep Daily), หนังสือพิมพ์ไทย (Thai Newspaper) and The Bangkok Times. Continue reading In the News: Digitising Newspapers
ความสำคัญในการบำรุงวัฒนธรรมของชาติ (“The Importance of Maintaining the Culture of the Nation”) was published by the Department for Publicity in 1941 under the government of Field Marshal Plaek Phibunsongkhram (1897 – 1964). Continue reading The Importance of Maintaining the Culture of the Nation
The first article on this topic introduced basic automation techniques for cleaning document scans. This article builds on those foundations by introducing more advanced topics for background removal, frame removal and rotation correction.
A docker container for the Tesseract 4.00 (alpha) TesserOCR python bindings is now available here. It contains English and Thai language OCR data for programmatic OCR of images.