Computation and Palaeography: Potentials and Limits (Dagstuhl Perspectives Workshop 12382)

Tal Hassner, Malte Rehbein, Peter A. Stokes & Lior Wolf
This report documents the program and outcomes of Dagstuhl Seminar 12382 `Perspectives Workshop: Computation and Palaeography: Potentials and Limits'. The workshop focused on the interaction of palaeography, the study of ancient and medieval documents, with computerized tools, particularly those developed for analysis of digital images and text mining. The goal of this marriage of disciplines is to provide efficient solutions to time and labor consuming palaeographic tasks. It furthermore attempts to provide scholars with quantitative...