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CS professor to help in Georgian Papers Programme

Professor Zhenming Liu is co-PI on a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support the digital humanities and the Georgian Papers Programme.

The grant will fund a collaboration between the W&M libraries and the Department of Computer Science to improve the capabilities of Transkribus, a handwritten text recognition system, which is currently being used to transcribe documents for the Georgian Papers Programme, an international project to digitize historic manuscripts from the Royal Archives and Royal Library relating to the Georgian era, 1714-1837.

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