The Archimedes Palimpsest is a 10th century manuscript containing the oldest known copies of seven treatises of Archimedes that was erased and overwritten with a prayer book in the 13th century, obscuring portions of original characters. We report on the application of variations of optical character recognition on this manuscript.

© 2004 Optical Society of America

PDF Article


You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
Login to access OSA Member Subscription