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ScriptNet: ICDAR2017 Competition on Historical Document Writer Identification

This dataset was used in the ICDAR2017 Competition on Historical Document Writer Identification (Historical-WI).

The dataset used in this competition consists of 3600 handwritten pages originating from 13th to 20th century. It contains manuscripts from 720 different writers where each writer contributed five pages.

Trainings & Test dataset where the first number is the writer index: https://zenodo.org/record/1324999

For more information please refer to the following competition paper:
Fiel, Stefan; Kleber, Florian; Diem, Markus; Christlein, Vincent; Louloudis, G.; Stamatopoulos, N.; Gatos, B. ICDAR 2017 Competition on Historical Document Writer Identification (Historical-WI) 14th IAPR International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR), Kyoto, Japan, 09.11.2017, vol. 1, pp. 1377-1382, 2017

Related Publication:
Christlein, Vincent; Gropp, Martin; Fiel, Stefan; Maier, AndreasUnsupervised Feature Learning for Writer Identification and Writer Retrieval 2017 14th IAPR International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR), Kyoto, Japan, 13.11.2017, pp. 991-997, 2017