Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissen­schaftliche Fakultät - Institut für Archäologie

Coptic OCR

The project Coptic OCR uses AI technologies in order to automate the digitization of Coptic texts from editions.


Recent activities

Coptic OCR was part of the (online) conference
Digital Coptic 3 (July 12-13, 2020) with a talk entitled 
Coptic OCR: Even better models and improvements on user-friendliness
(watch the talk on Youtube, starts c. minute 03:00, duration: 20 min + discussion)


Data repository (GitLab)
DOI: 21.11101/0000-0007-C9D1-A


Publication of the project

with Kirill Bulert and Marco Büchler:
Optical Character Recognition for Coptic fonts: A multi-source approach for scholarly editions, in: DATeCH2019 Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Digital Access to Textual Cultural Heritage, ACM: 87-91.
open access; DOI: 10.1145/3322905.3322931