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Is your OCR good enough?
Comprehensive assessment of the impact of OCR quality in Dutch newspaper, journal and book collections.
DIGGER contains geocoded place names for 102 million news items from Delpher.
Historical newspapers OCR ground-truth
A dataset consisting of 2000 pages historical newspaper groundtruth, OCR and images.
The CHRONIC dataset consists of metadata for 313K classified newspaper images using computer vision.
The SIAMESET dataset consists of images and metadata of advertisements from two Dutch newspapers.
Newspaper ngram collection
This dataset contains yearly counts for word ngrams from the KB newspaper collection.
Europeana Newspapers NER
Data set for evaluation and training of NER software in Dutch, French, Austrian and German.
Ground-truth IMPACT project
Collection of 99,95% correct OCR of books, newspapers, parliamentary papers and radio bulletins.
This collection consists of a small selection of our digitised publications from the years 1870-1871.