A Prototype Gutenberg-HathiTrust Sentence-level Parallel Corpus

Ming Jiang, Ryan Dubnicek, Glen Worthey, Ted Underwood & J. Stephen Downie
This is a sentence-level parallel corpus in support of research on OCR quality. The source data comes from: (1) Project Gutenberg for human-proofread "clean" sentences; and, (2) HathiTrust Digital Library for the paired sentences with OCR errors. In total, this corpus contains 167,079 sentence pairs from 189 sampled books in four domains (i.e., agriculture, fiction, social science, world war history) published from 1793 to 1984. There are 36,337 sentences that have two OCR views paired...
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