The recent IMPACT project was funded by the European Commission as a scientific research project. For 4 years multiple organisations worked on a broad set of technologies to “Improve Access to historical Texts”.
When looking at the "natural challenges" of digitising and OCRing old documents it should be clear that there is no simple approach to dramatically improve the results.
To get the best quality for within a project all processing steps have to be optimised:
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