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Need help with OCR software
In 1979, Ray Bradley and I published a logic text, Possible Worlds: An
Introduction to Logic and Its Philosophy. The text has been
out-of-print for a number of years, but would-be readers round the world
continue to write to us asking for copies and the like. I am keen
to digitize the book (391+ pages). In particular, I would like to
make the book available, chapter-by-chapter (five files in all) as
PDF. There are a number of Windows OCR (Optical Character Reader)
applications available whose descriptions 'seem' to fit the bill.
But having used OCR software previously, I know that some OCR programs
are not nearly as good as their manufacturers allege.
I have placed a typical page on my SFU website:
Perhaps some of you who own recent OCR software could download the page
and try converting it to searchable PDF. Please email me your
results. All helpful suggestions/advice/help will be most
welcome. MANY thanks!
Norman Swartz, Professor Emeritus
Department of Philosophy
Simon Fraser University
Canada V5A 1S6