Questions tagged [optical-character-recognition]

For questions about the application of AI/ML algorithms in the field of optical character recognition (OCR), aka optical character reader (OCR), which is the mechanical or electronic conversion of images of typed, handwritten, or printed text into machine-encoded text.

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Why can't OCR be perceived as a good example of AI?

On the Wikipedia page about AI, we can read: Optical character recognition is no longer perceived as an exemplar of "artificial intelligence" having become a routine technology. On the other hand, ...