The purpose of Hierax software is to enhance the legibility of papyri for text edition and publication. It consists of an image processing tool and an image viewer. To learn more and download the software, click here: https://hierax.ch/
For the technical aspects and evaluation, see V. Atanasiu, I. Marthot-Santaniello, "Personalizing image enhancement for critical visual tasks: improved legibility of papyri using color processing and visual illusions", accepted for publication by the International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition (IJDAR) on 2021.03.11. Accessible here.
Image Binarization Application
The Image Binarization Application has been developped by Agni Ramadani in the scope of d-scribes project to binarize papyrus images. It can be used on other kinds of historical documents.