When Scribe began in 1993, we were responsible for the conversion of books into electronic form. At the time, scanning, performing optical character recognition (OCR), and verifying text made sense. Many publications had never been in an electronic form, so the conversion process was necessary.
In 2001, we tried to stop training entry-level personnel in OCR and verification (Scribe’s method is a linguistic approach to OCR verification and requires considerable training). We attempted this believing