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12. Recognizing Handwritten Digits

Fabio Nelli1 
Rome, Italy

So far you have seen how to apply the techniques of data analysis to Pandas dataframes containing numbers and strings. Indeed, data analysis is not limited to numbers and strings, because images and sounds can also be analyzed and classified.

In this short but no-less-important chapter, you’ll learn about handwriting recognition.

Handwriting Recognition

Recognizing handwritten text is a problem that can be traced back to the first automatic machines that needed to recognize individual characters in handwritten documents. Think about, for example, the ZIP codes on letters at the post office and ...

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