Optical Character Recognition (OCR) testing

Corry, Eleanore C.J.; Swain, Emily A.. 2006 Optical Character Recognition (OCR) testing. Nottingham, UK, British Geological Survey, 18pp. (IR/06/066) (Unpublished)

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The tests identified Scansoft OmniPage 15 as the package most suited to the project requirement. This report describes how we tested different Optical Character Recognition (OCR) packages for use on borehole scans. ScanSoft OmniPage 15, ABBYY FineReader 8, Readiris Pro 10 and TextBridge Pro 11, were analysed against certain criteria to determine which one would be more beneficial by increasing the speed of borehole data entry.

Item Type: Publication - Report
Programmes: BGS Programmes > Information Management
Funders/Sponsors: NERC
Additional Information. Not used in RCUK Gateway to Research.: This report was internally reviewed but not externally peer-reviewed. Work on this paper was completed whilst the authors were members of NERC staff.
Additional Keywords: Digitization
NORA Subject Terms: Earth Sciences
Date made live: 28 May 2009 09:09 +0 (UTC)

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