Maureen Clements blogs about Google's patent on book scanning. Google shines infrared light on the pages; open the brightness of the reflected light can be used to determine the angle for that part of the page.
My earlier post on this subject: Book Fold Coorection.
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Pagination of physical specimens and CSV downloads - I have made some minor modifications to the coin type pages in OCRE, CRRO, etc. A relatively small number of types across these corpora have more than 100 ...
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