Corpus-Assisted Drama Translation Research: Shakespeare In Translation
April 22, 2021 - March 8, 2023
NCSR budget: 12,400€
Novel Optical Character Recognition (OCR) techniques for polytonic handwritten and printed texts in order to assist the research project “Corpus-Assisted Drama Translation Research: Shakespeare In Translation – ShakeIT” of the University of Cyprus. Research goals: (a) the improvement of current Greek polytonic OCR state-of-the-art technologies by incorporating advanced image processing, pattern recognition, machine learning and deep neural network techniques into the OCR pipeline, (b) the creation of a state-of-the-art corpus for Greek Polytonic OCR that can be used by the research community for training and evaluation purposes.