pliers.converters.TesseractConverter

class pliers.converters.TesseractConverter(name=None, **kwargs)[source]

Bases: pliers.converters.image.ImageToTextConverter

Uses the Tesseract library to extract text from images.

__init__(name=None, **kwargs)
transform(stims, validation='strict', *args, **kwargs)

Executes the transformation on the passed stim(s).

Parameters:
  • stims (str, Stim, list) –

    One or more stimuli to process. Must be one of:

    • A string giving the path to a file that can be read in as a Stim (e.g., a .txt file, .jpg image, etc.)
    • A Stim instance of any type.
    • An iterable of stims, where each element is either a string or a Stim.
  • validation (str) –

    String specifying how validation errors should be handled. Must be one of:

    • ’strict’: Raise an exception on any validation error
    • ’warn’: Issue a warning for all validation errors
    • ’loose’: Silently ignore all validation errors
  • args – Optional positional arguments to pass onto the internal _transform call.
  • kwargs – Optional positional arguments to pass onto the internal _transform call.