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Verónica Romero, Alejandro H. Toselli, Enrique Vidal. Computer Assisted Transcription of Text Images: Results on The GERMANA corpus and analysis of improvements needed for practical use. International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2010), 2010. pp. 2017-2020.

We present a study of the application of Computer Assisted Transcription of Text Images (CATTI) to a task which is much closer to real applications than other tasks previously studied. The new task consists in the transcription of a new publicly available historic handwritten document, called GERMANA. A detailed analysis of the main factors influencing the system performance are exposed and some strategies to circumvent them are proposed.