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Image to interpretation

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towards an intelligent system to aid historians in the reading of the Vindolanda texts
Abstract:

The ink and stylus tablets discovered at the Roman Fort of Vindolanda have provided a unique resource for scholars of ancient history. However, the stylus tablets in particular have proved extremely difficult to read. The aim of this thesis is to explore the extent to which techniques from Artificial Intelligence can be used to develop a system that could aid historians in reading the stylus texts. This system would utilise image processing techniques that have been developed in Engineeri...

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University of Oxford
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MPLS
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Publication date:
2002
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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603828480
Language:
English
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2014-07-22

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