The Trinity College Dublin 1872 Online Catalogue

  • John G. Byrne
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3163)


The development of an online version of the Trinity College Dublin Printed Catalogue, which list books from the 14th C to 1872, is described. The principal benefit of the system is the ability to search on words and word stems in the title field. As the entries are in at least fourteen languages the language of each Roman script entry was determined, with a success rate of over 90%. The image of the entry from the catalogue is displayed. This hides the OCR errors.


Recognition Rate Trinity College Optical Character Recognition Function Word Online Catalogue 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • John G. Byrne
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  1. 1.Department of Computer ScienceO’Reilly Institute, Trinity CollegeDublin 2

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