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Early Modern Word List with Variant Spellings

The eMOP team is happy to release the early modern word list we've compiled by parsing the 46,000 TCP transcriptions of EEBO & ECCO documents and combining it with the alternate spelling list available via the VARD tool.

eMOP @ DH2014-Lausanne: eMOP and the Cobre Tool

A presentation from DH2014-Lausanne discussing distributed reading, crowdsourcing and the Cobre tool as used in eMOP.

eMOP @ DH2014-Lausanne: Navigating the Storm: eMOP, Big DH Projects, and Agile Steering Standards

A presentation at DH2014-Lausanne discussing some of the problems faces during the eMOP project, and by eMOP project collaborators on other large projects. We discuss how changes are dealt with in large DH projects.

eMOP @ DH2014-Lausanne: eMOP Poster

The poster we presented on eMOP at DH2014-Lausanne. It was a huge success and we talked to many people interested in the work we are doing and the tools we've created.

eMOP @ DH2014-Lausanne: eMOP Post-OCR Triage

A presentation at DH2014-Lausanne of the eMOP (at the IDHMC at Texas A&M) on our post-processing triage method along with our expanded treatment and diagnosis queues for correcting and analysing Tessearct OCR results.

eMOP @ DH2014-Lausanne: eMOP Book History Tools

A presentation at DH2014-Lausanne of the Tesseract training methods and tools developed by eMOP (at the IDHMC at Texas A&M), and their potential application for other book history and typeface history research projects.

TCDL 24x7 Presentation on eMOP Workflows (April 28,2014)

This is 24x7 presentation made to the Texas Conference on Digital Libraries, in Austin TX. 24 slides in 7 minted. A very fast presentation of eMOP based on our workflows.

TxDHC Presentation of eMOP Workflows (April 11, 2014)

A text outline of a presentation given at the Texas Digital Humanities Consortium's (TxDHC) Conference at the University of Houston, April 10-12, 2014. This presentation provides an overview of the OCR training, OCRing, and post-processing analysis and correction processes being done by eMOP through a series of workflow diagrams created over the life of the project.

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Historical Typemaking and its Artifacts

In late 2013, Todd Samuelson traveled to Europe in search of typographical specimens for the eMOP initiative. In a series of dispatches, he will highlight his findings and discuss the significance of historical research in the development of the project.

eMOP Mellon Interim Report

Prepared by PI and IDHMC Director, Dr. Laura Mandell, and eMOP Co-Project Managers for year two, Matthew Christy and Elizabeth Grumbach, the following post contains the Mellon Interim Report for the Early Modern OCR Project.