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Exploiting Handwritten Character Recognition systems in African languages documentation and Education.
Submitted by Guy on Fri, 2011-12-09 08:09
|Title||Exploiting Handwritten Character Recognition systems in African languages documentation and Education.|
|Publication Type||Conference Paper|
|Year of Publication||2011|
|Authors||IBRAHEEM, ABDULRAHMAN O., and Odejobi Odetunji Ajadi|
|Booktitle||AGIS11 - Action Week for Global Information Sharing (AfLaT2011 Breakout Session)|
|Location||Addis Ababa, Ethiopia|
Automatic handwritten character recognition (AHWCR) is emerging as a convenient and effective technology for document creation, editing and digitisation. The falling prices of tablet PCs, combined with high quality handwritten recognition software is evolving a computing paradigm that can be exploited in the generation and documentation of African language resources. The paradigm also holds great potential for language education applications.