The Image and Spatial Data Analysis Group at the National Center for
Supercomputing Applications, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
presented at SAA 2012 on their work with OCR and handwritten census data.
Very interesting and if I recall correctly there was mention of grant
opportunities for work on large data sets.

ISDA Census page:

Presentation on slideshare:

- Brian


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On Tue, Mar 12, 2013 at 1:56 PM, Donna Campbell <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> On a related note, I am looking for a recommendation for software that
> provides OCR for handwriting (print and/or cursive). To clarify, this
> would be pen ink on paper not digital ink.