SHIBR- The Swedish Historical Birth Records: A Semi-Annotated Dataset (SHIBR)

Ground Truth

Semi-annotated Birth Record

2021-09-14 (v. 1)

Contact author

Abbas Cheddad

Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden

cheddad [AT] gmail [DOt]com

+46 4 55-385863

Keywords

word spotting, character recognition, writer identification

Description

Description of the index columns
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id - Arkiv Digital AD AB ID in database
index_aid - Index AID (Arkiv Digital AD AB external ID)
county - County where the child was born or registered (usually not in the image)
parish - Parish where the child was born or registered (can be written at the top of the page or entirely missing from the image)
child_first_name - Given name of the child
birth_date - Date of birth, format YYYYMMDD (on the image it is usually written DD/MM with the year on top of page)
baptism_date - Date of baptism, format YYYYMMDD (on the image it usually written DD/MM with the year on top of page)
birth_place - Place of birth
father_title - Title or occupation of the father
father_first_name - Given name of the father
father_last_name - Surname of the father
father_age - Age of the father when the child was born <== (available only in the master dataset SHIBRm)
mother_title - Title or occupation of the mother
mother_first_name - Given name of the mother
mother_last_name - Surname of the mother
mother_age - Age of the mother when the child was born
image_aid - Image AID (Arkiv Digital AD AB external ID)
image_path - Relative path to the image (images/)

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Cheddad2021_Article_SHIBRTheSwedishHistoricalBirth(1).pdfarticle(1 MB)2NCAA Article

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SHIBR- The Swedish Historical Birth Records: A Semi-Annotated Dataset