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Detecting footnotes in 32 million pages of ECCO

Detecting footnotes in 32 million pages of ECCO

I’m very proud to be part of the collaborative project that produced this new article¬†in the Journal of Cultural Analytics¬†where we outline the process we used to visually detect footnotes in 32 million page images. (Full disclosure: I am the editor and to avoid conflict […]

Footnote Detection

Footnote Detection

What does it take to understand a page visually at the machine level? That is our guiding question and one that we are initially applying to the problem of detecting footnotes in a large corpus of German Enlightenment periodicals. Why footnotes? According to much received […]


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