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ICDAR
2009
IEEE
9 years 5 months ago
Pre-Processing of Degraded Printed Documents by Non-local Means and Total Variation
We compare in this study two image restoration approaches for the pre-processing of printed documents: namely the Non-local Means filter and a total variation minimization approac...
Laurence Likforman-Sulem, Jérôme Darb...
ICDAR
2009
IEEE
9 years 5 months ago
A Novel Two Stage Evaluation Methodology for Word Segmentation Techniques
Word segmentation is a critical stage towards word and character recognition as well as word spotting and mainly concerns two basic aspects, distance computation and gap classific...
Georgios Louloudis, Nikolaos Stamatopoulos, Basili...
ICDAR
2009
IEEE
9 years 5 months ago
Low-Resolution Character Recognition by Video-Based Super-Resolution
In this paper, we propose a method for recognizing lowresolution characters using a super-resolution technique. Although portable digital cameras can be used for camerabased chara...
Ataru Ohkura, Daisuke Deguchi, Tomokazu Takahashi,...
ICDAR
2009
IEEE
9 years 5 months ago
ICDAR 2009 Online Arabic Handwriting Recognition Competition
This paper describes the Online Arabic handwriting recognition competition held at ICDAR 2009. This first competition uses the ADAB-database with Arabic online handwritten words. ...
Haikal El Abed, Volker Märgner, Monji Kherall...
ICDAR
2009
IEEE
9 years 5 months ago
A Methodology for Document Image Dewarping Techniques Performance Evaluation
One of the major challenges in camera document analysis is to deal with the page curl and perspective distortions. In spite of the prevalence of dewarping techniques, no standard ...
Nikolaos Stamatopoulos, Basilios Gatos, Ioannis Pr...
ICDAR
2009
IEEE
9 years 5 months ago
Invariant Primitives for Handwritten Arabic Script: A Contrastive Study of Four Feature Sets
The choice of relevant features is very decisive in handwriting recognition rate. Our aim is to present some useful structural and statistical features and see their degree of var...
Sofiene Haboubi, Samia Maddouri, Noureddine Ellouz...
ICDAR
2009
IEEE
9 years 5 months ago
A Robust Wavelet Transform Based Technique for Video Text Detection
In this paper, we propose a new method based on wavelet transform, statistical features and central moments for both graphics and scene text detection in video images. The method ...
Palaiahnakote Shivakumara, Trung Quy Phan, Chew Li...
ICDAR
2009
IEEE
9 years 5 months ago
Pen Acoustic Emissions for Text and Gesture Recognition
The sounds generated by a writing instrument provide a rich and under-utilized source of information for pattern recognition. We examine the feasibility of recognition of handwrit...
Andrew G. Seniuk, Dorothea Blostein
ICDAR
2009
IEEE
9 years 5 months ago
A Symbol Spotting Approach Based on the Vector Model and a Visual Vocabulary
This paper addresses the difficult problem of symbol spotting for graphic documents. We propose an approach where each graphic document is indexed as a text document by using the ...
Thi-Oanh Nguyen, Salvatore Tabbone, Alain Boucher
ICDAR
2009
IEEE
9 years 5 months ago
A Feedback-Based Multi-Classifier System
Multi-classifier approach is a widespread strategy used in many difficult classification problems. Traditionally, in a multi-classifier approach, a classification decision based o...
Giuseppe Pirlo, Claudia Adamita Trullo, Donato Imp...
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