Digital Assyriology—Advances in Visual Cuneiform Analysis

  title={Digital Assyriology—Advances in Visual Cuneiform Analysis},
  author={Bartosz Bogacz and Hubert Mara},
  journal={Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH)},
  pages={1 - 22}
  • B. BogaczH. Mara
  • Published 16 May 2022
  • Computer Science
  • Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage (JOCCH)
Cuneiform tablets appertain to the oldest textual artifacts used for more than three millennia and are comparable in amount and relevance to texts written in Latin or ancient Greek. These tablets are typically found in the Middle East and were written by imprinting wedge-shaped impressions into wet clay. There is an increasing demand in the Digital Humanities domain for handwriting recognition, i.e., machine reading of handwritten script, focusing on historic documents. Current practice in text… 
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