[ExI] Tsiolkovsky

spike spike at rainier66.com
Mon May 13 15:08:54 UTC 2013



>. On Behalf Of Adrian Tymes
Subject: Re: [ExI] Tsiolkovsky


On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 7:44 AM, spike <spike at rainier66.com> wrote:

>>.I had two cram-full filing cabinets scanned, but never used any of the
scanned materials because I had no way to index any of it.  What we need is
some way to read through all that material, some of which was hand-written,
and create searchable files.


>. The phrase you want to search on is "optical character
recognition", or just "OCR".  There are many solutions
out there, some of them free, some of them pretty high
quality.  There are probably some that are both.





We OCRed all of it.  The results were better than nothing, not great.  A lot
of what I had left in my filing cabinet were hand-written notes from
meetings.  In the form they existed, they were not accessible anyway, so I
guess it was no real loss.



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