Google to get a handle on handwriting

Pete writes "The Register has this on Google's latest project, http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/02/10/google_han dwriting_project/ Google is funding research aimed at making handwritten documents searchable. The Dublin City University project is a rare external collaboration for Google, which in the past has preferred to simply buy in the expertise it needs."

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Piece of cake!

The handwriting recognition software can decipher George Washington's handwriting? Well, whoop de do; let's see it figure out prescriptions that doctors write.For that matter, maybe we should hire a team of pharmacists for our digital libraries.

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