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Posts tagged ‘OCR’

TDWG 2013: Crowd sourcing and community management capabilities with Symbiota

Presentation sequence in development for the following TDWG 2013 presentation: Franz, N., C. Gries, T. Nash III & E. Gilbert. 2013. Crowd Sourcing and Community Management Capabilities Available within Symbiota Data Portals.

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ASU Herbarium videos on SEINet and OCR based digitization

Via ASU’s Herbarium curator Les Landrum:

  1. A vimeo website maintained by the Herbarium with several instructional videos on how to process “skeletal” herbarium sheet records in SEINet using optical character recognition (OCR) and SALIX (Semi-Automatic Label Information eXtraction System) technology.
  2. A related paper: Barber, A., D. Lafferty & L.R. Landrum. 2013. The SALIX Method: A semi-automated workflow for herbarium specimen digitization. Taxon 62: 581-590. Available (subscription) here.