eScripta Team at ICFHR 2020

The eScripta team is very well represented at this year’s International Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (ICFHR). Scheduled to be held in Dortmond, the conference this year is being held entirely online. The eScripta team is responsible for three contributions, including a keynote lecture. Specifically, these are the following:

  • Keynote Lecture 3: Daniel Stökl Ben Ezra, Computational Document Analysis: New and Open Questions from a Pragmatic Perspective. Thursday 10 September, 3pm CET.
  • Poster 15: Ben Kiessling, A Modular Region and Text Line Layout Analysis System.
  • Poster 23: Daniel Stökl Ben Ezra, B. Brown-Devost, N. Dershowitz, A. Pechorin and B. Kiessling.  Transcription Alignment for Highly Fragmentary Historical Manuscripts: The Dead Sea Scrolls.

We hope to see you there!

Cite this blog post
Peter A. Stokes (2020, September 8). eScripta Team at ICFHR 2020. eScripta. Retrieved May 20, 2024, from

Peter A. Stokes

Peter Stokes is directeur d'études en humanités numériques et computationnelles appliquées à l’étude de l’écrit ancien (approximately 'research professor in digital and computational humanities applied to historical writing') at the École Pratique des Hautes Études – Université PSL, Section des Sciences Historiques et Philologiques, in Laboratoire Archéologie et Philologie d’Orient et d’Occident (AOROC, UMR 8546). His current primary research focus is on multigraphism (the use of different scripts or writing-systems), particularly in medieval Europe, combining the fields of palaeography, digital humanities and informatics.

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