If you have a large digitization project, such as Wikisource,
with many pages and books of scanned images and OCR text
(originating from different sources and times),
how do you assess the OCR quality and determine which pages
are in most need of improved OCR or proofreading?
Is spell checking (and a normal dictionary) the only useful tool?
Would you count the number of spelling errors, or the ratio
of errors to correct words? Has anyone done this?
Lars Aronsson (lars(a)aronsson.se)
Project Runeberg - free Nordic literature - http://runeberg.org/
We have restored in plwikisource the old, fast, light and efficient toolbar as a gadget:
It fundamentally has the same functionality as the just removed build-in version (only the CodMirror icon is missing; but nobody in pl.ws seems to use this tool).
I don't usually forward Search Platform meeting announcements to project
lists, but I'll do so this month while I'm thinking about it. If you're
interested in future meeting announcements and other news from the Search
Platform team then you can subscribe to the Discovery email list at
( https://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Pine )
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From: Trey Jones <tjones(a)wikimedia.org>
Date: Tue, Mar 5, 2019 at 7:58 PM
Subject: Re: [Wikitech-l] Upcoming Search Platform Office Hours—March 6th
To: Wikimedia developers <wikitech-l(a)lists.wikimedia.org>
This is a reminder that the Search Platform Office Hours are tomorrow!
On Wed, Feb 27, 2019 at 11:34 AM Trey Jones <tjones(a)wikimedia.org> wrote:
> The Search Platform Team
> <https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Wikimedia_Search_Platform> usually holds
> office hours the first Wednesday of each month. Come ask us anything about
> Wikimedia search!
> We’re particularly interested in:
> * Opportunities for collaboration—internally or externally to the
> Wikimedia Foundation
> * Challenges you have with on-wiki search, in any of the languages we
> But we're happy to talk about anything search-related. Feel free to add
> your items to the Etherpad Agenda for the next meeting.
> Details for our next meeting:
> Date: Wednesday, March 6th, 2018
> Time: 16:00-17:00 GMT / 08:00-9:00 PST / 11:00-12:00 EST / 17:00-18:00 CET
> Etherpad: https://etherpad.wikimedia.org/p/Search_Platform_Office_Hours
> Google Meet link: https://meet.google.com/vyc-jvgq-dww
> *N.B.:* Google Meet System Requirements
> Trey Jones
> Sr. Software Engineer, Search Platform
> Wikimedia Foundation
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