[texhax] Scanning Mathematical Papers ?

William F. Adams wadams at atlis.com
Mon Mar 7 14:12:57 CET 2005

On Mar 5, 2005, at 5:06 PM, Karl Berry wrote:

> However, trying to automate TeX or LaTeX markup from a scanned image
> seems nearly impossible to me.  I don't know of anything that tries to
> do that (though of course that doesn't mean it doesn't exist).  Usually
> you're just happy if the OCR'd text remotely resembles the content of
> the printed page ...

This link from http://www.tug.org/interest.html ``OCR for equations 
with LaTeX output.''


is to a program which tries to do that ;)

It manages quite well w/ handwriting input on a pen slate, not sure if 
it makes use of additional information like stroke velocity to enhance 
that or no though.


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