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Google Tech TalksMay 31, 2007ABSTRACTEfficient book scanning and increasingly sophisticated OCR have laid the foundation for collections that are far larger, but also much less structured, than the carefully curated collections of literary and historical materials on which demanding study has depended. This talk describes how high peformance services can be built on top of these large collections. The challenge is to provide mechanisms whereby particular communities customize the content and the services that underlie very large collections. No centralized entity can optimize its services for every community. We need mechanisms with which communities can extend OCR (e.g., adding new language...
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