Changes between Version 7 and Version 8 of BluePrintOCR


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Timestamp:
03/02/10 10:20:36 (12 years ago)
Author:
Michael Howden
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  • BluePrintOCR

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    11== Blueprint for Optical Character Recognition ==
     2=== Functionality ===
    23Be able to scan in a paper-based form to populate the database
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    56 * http://wiki.sahana.lk/doku.php?id=dev:sahana_xform
    67 * http://humanitariantech.com/2009/11/16/talking-papers-a-world-without-data-entry/
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     9This would be useful if Sahana is being used to generate forms which are printed, and filled out by hand, then can be scanned back, directly, into the database.[[BR]]
     10It may be impractical to get people to fill out forms in handwriting which can be "recognized".
     11 * Being able to identify check-boxes being checked - and design forms which rely heavily on check boxes.
     12 * Being able to copy blocks of test out of a hand written form, and display it on screen, next to an editable text box, where the text can be "recognized" and entered manually.
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     14=== Technology ===
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    816The C++ code written for SahanaPHP (during GSoC 2007) can almost-certainly be tweaked to work with !SahanaPy: