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Digitizing Arabic Text: A Workshop >> WORKSHOP AGENDA
   


Day
Time

Day 1

Day 2

Day 3

Day 4

Day 5

(Mon Dec. 3rd )

(Tue Dec. 4th )

(Wed Dec. 5th )

(Thu Dec. 6th )

(Fri Dec. 7th )

09:00 – 10:30

BA: Welcome
Yale: Introduction:

Digital archiving & preservation

Why AMEEL?

Lab: Hands on Image processing (bi-tonal)

Enhancing image quality

Lab:  Hands on OCR II

Pre-OCR processing

Calculating accuracy & Learning

Lab: Case studies (scanning)

Closing session,trainee reports, evaluation, etc.

10:30 – 11:00

Break

 

 

Tour of Alexandria

 

11:00 – 12:30

Digitization phases & tools

Digital image parameters

Format of Archiving originals

OCR (Part I)

Quality Assurance & control

Lab: Case studies (Processing)

12:30 - 12:40

 

Group Photo

 

12:40 - 13:30

Lunch break

13:30 – 15:00

Lab: Hands on scanning

Lab: Hands on OCR
(Font classification)

Workflow overview

Lab: Case studies (OCR)

15:00 - 15:15

Break

15:15 – 17:00

Image processing tools & techniques (bi-tonal, gray, & colored images)

Creating derivatives

OCR (Part II)

Workflow case studies (BA)

Workflow case studies (Yale)

17:00 – 18:30

 

Tour of BA

 

19:00 – 22:00

Dinner at Fish Market

 




 
December 3-8 , 2007
Digitizing Arabic Text: A Workshop
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
P.O. Box 138, Chatby
Alexandria 21526, Egypt

Working Language: English

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