Aincient and partners: Exploring archives and historical locations using AI and crowdsourcing 2.0

Fragment of scan of archival text

Artificial Intelligence (AI), crowdsourcing 2.0 and Handwritten Text Recognition (HTR), enable a smart search through 200,000 scans of historical texts word by word. The goal our project is creating a prototype for a smart archival search for our archival partners: the Amsterdam City Archives (Stadsarchief Amsterdam), the Dutch National Archives (Nationaal Archief) and the North Holland Archives (Noord-Hollands Archief). However, searching […]