Sampo Kaasila

Deep Learning based Font Classification

TYPO Labs 2018 How far can we go? | Saturday, 14 April | 1:30 pm | Nave | English

Out of Monotype Labs: The deep learning based technology, that identifies fonts in pictures, behind the new WhatTheFont app. It is an extreme classification problem due to the large (133,000+) number of fonts.

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Sampo Kaasila

Research and Development Director, Monotype

Sampo Kaasila is leading Monotype’s Research and Development team and having fun creating new technologies. He has a passion for the intersection of art and technology. Sampo has extensive experience with research and development, fonts and font rendering, having been the lead engineer for the TrueType technology while at Apple…

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