Resource: Google Docs and OCR: Some Experiments Transcribing Japanese Language Texts

In the past year or so I have been seeing and hearing an increasing amount about the capabilities of Google Docs to transcribe scans in PDF format into editable documents. In the Digital Orientalist, Editor for Syriac Studies, Ephrem Ishac, has explained how to perform OCR on Syriac texts using Google Docs and Editor for Islamic Studies, Alex Mallett, has recently explained the process using Arabic texts.

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