|From||John R. McPherson|
|Date||Mon, 18 Feb 2002 11:21:41 +1300|
|Subject||Re: Digital camera archiving + Greenstone|
> I just discovered the Greenstone system and have a question about its applicability
> in my particular circumstance. I am looking to digitize around 20000 pages of
> material with a 2 megapixel digital camera. The raw output format is JPEG.
> >From what I understand 2 megapixels is not quite sufficient for OCR purposes,
> so I will NOT be using OCR.
> I was wondering if Greenstone is suitable for this purpose - digitzing 20000
> text pages without OCR. I am aware that I will not be able to search the texts.
> This is fine with me. Is Greenstone a good tool for working with 20000 digitized
> images of text pages? Are there any tips about how to use Greenstone in the
> most effective way when dealing with images of text?
Firstly, I don't see why OCR couldn't work with a 2MP camera. The
Secondly, I think you would need some kind of textual data for
You could try with a few images to get some idea of whether or not