Seminar Series: Image Processing – KBR Digital Heritage

This spring, the Royal Library of Belgium (KBR) together with ULB, Ugent, VUB, and UCL will continue their Digital Heritage Seminar series. This spring edition will focus on image processing, hosting three speakers who share their experience with digitization and extracting data from digitized cultural heritage collections.   

The following provides a brief overview of the dates and topics. Please visit the links to read more and to register for the events: 

Tuesday 22 February, 14:00-15:30

Speaker: Thomas Smits, University of Antwerp
“The Visual Digital Turn: Computer Vision and the Humanities”
Full event description and registration details here. 

Tuesday 15 March, 14:00-15:30 

Speaker: Apostolos Antonacopoulos, University of Salford, Manchester, UK
“Understanding information-rich documents: experiences with historical England & Wales censuses”
Full event description and registration details here. 

Monday 11 April, 14:00-15:30 

Speaker: Clemens Neudecker, Berlin State Library, Berlin, Germany
“New Tools for Old Documents – Layout Analysis and OCR with Deep Learning and Heuristics”
Full event description and registration details here.

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