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ICDAR
2009
IEEE
9 years 5 months ago
ICDAR 2009 Handwriting Segmentation Contest
The Handwriting Segmentation Contest was organized in the context of ICDAR2009 conference in order to record recent advances in off-line handwriting segmentation. This paper descr...
Basilios Gatos, Nikolaos Stamatopoulos, Georgios L...
ICDAR
2009
IEEE
9 years 5 months ago
Image Classification to Improve Printing Quality of Mixed-Type Documents
Functional image classification is the assignment of different image types to separate classes to optimize their rendering for reading or other specific end task, and is an import...
Rafael Dueire Lins, Gabriel Pereira e Silva, Steve...
ICDAR
2009
IEEE
9 years 5 months ago
Hierarchical Shape Primitive Features for Online Text-independent Writer Identification
This paper proposes a novel method to text-independent writer identification from online handwriting. The main contributions of our method include two parts: shape primitive repre...
Bangy Li, Zhenan Sun, Tieniu Tan
ICDAR
2009
IEEE
9 years 5 months ago
Retrieval of the Ornaments from the Hand-Press Period: An Overview
: This paper deals with the topic of the retrieval of document images focussed on a specific application : the ornaments of the Hand-Press period. It presents an overview as a resu...
Etienne Baudrier, Sébastien Busson, Silvio ...
ICDAR
2009
IEEE
9 years 5 months ago
ICDAR 2009 Document Image Binarization Contest (DIBCO 2009)
DIBCO 2009 is the first International Document Image Binarization Contest organized in the context of ICDAR 2009 conference. The general objective of the contest is to identify cu...
Basilios Gatos, Konstantinos Ntirogiannis, Ioannis...
ICDAR
2009
IEEE
9 years 5 months ago
A Method for Automatically Extracting Road Layers from Raster Maps
To exploit the road network in raster maps, the first step is to extract the pixels that constitute the roads and then vectorize the road pixels. Identifying colors that represent...
Yao-Yi Chiang, Craig A. Knoblock
ICDAR
2009
IEEE
9 years 5 months ago
PENTOOLS - A MATLAB Toolkit for On-line Pen-Based Data Experimentation
MATLAB provides a powerful environment for rapid prototyping of research methods and techniques. Across the wide range of on-line pen computing applications there exists a series ...
Richard M. Guest
ICDAR
2009
IEEE
9 years 5 months ago
HMM Based Handwritten Word Recognition System by Using Singularities
This paper presents a new approach for Handwritten Word Recognition based on Hidden Markov Model theory and the sliding window technique. The new approach uses specific singularit...
Sebastiano Impedovo, Anna Ferrante, Raffaele Modug...
ICDAR
2009
IEEE
9 years 5 months ago
Logo Detection in Document Images Based on Boundary Extension of Feature Rectangles
A new method of logo detection in document images is proposed in this paper. It is based on the boundary extension of feature rectangles of which the definition is also given in t...
Hongye Wang, Youbin Chen
ICDAR
2009
IEEE
9 years 5 months ago
Page Rule-Line Removal Using Linear Subspaces in Monochromatic Handwritten Arabic Documents
In this paper we present a novel method for removing page rule lines in monochromatic handwritten Arabic documents using subspace methods with minimal effect on the quality of the...
Wael Abd-Almageed, Jayant Kumar, David S. Doermann
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