Machine Reading Medieval Latin Texts: the Launch of the UCL/Toronto Transkribus model

3 March 2021, online

Teams from the Bentham Project, University College London, and the DEEDS (Documents of Early England Data Set) project, University of Toronto, have collaborated to develop a publicly-available and free-to-use model, available through the Transkribus platform, for the accurate machine-reading of medieval Latin texts.

In this Zoom webinar, scholars from the Bentham Project and DEEDS will give accounts of the DEEDS and the Transkribus platform and demonstrate the results achieved with the new model. The model will be officially launched and made available for general use via Transkribus. To register for the event, please visit

A further detailed training session for those interested in using the new model and the Transkribus platform will be held at 13.00–15.00 EST /18.00–20.00 GMT on Wednesday 10 March 2021. To register for the training session, please visit

Image: CODICES, Beato de Tábara, L.1097, via Archivo Histórico Nacional – PARES –

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