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DRR
2009
9 years 4 months ago
Online computation of similarity between handwritten characters
We are interested in the problem of curve identification, motivated by problems in handwriting recognition. Various geometric approaches have been proposed, with one of the most p...
Oleg Golubitsky, Stephen M. Watt
DRR
2009
9 years 4 months ago
Mark Detection from Scanned Ballots
Analyzing paper-based election ballots requires finding all marks added to the base ballot. The position, size, shape, rotation and shade of these marks are not known a priori. Sc...
Elisa H. Barney Smith, George Nagy, Daniel P. Lopr...
DRR
2009
9 years 4 months ago
Layout-free dewarping of planar document images
For user convenience, processing of document images captured by a digital camera has been attracted much attention. However, most existing processing methods require an upright im...
Masakazu Iwamura, Ryo Niwa, Akira Horimatsu, Koich...
DRR
2009
9 years 4 months ago
Combination of dynamic Bayesian network classifiers for the recognition of degraded characters
We investigate in this paper the combination of DBN (Dynamic Bayesian Network) classifiers, either independent or coupled, for the recognition of degraded characters. The independ...
Laurence Likforman-Sulem, Marc Sigelle
DRR
2009
9 years 4 months ago
Using synthetic data safely in classification
When is it safe to use synthetic data in supervised classification? Trainable classifier technologies require large representative training sets consisting of samples labeled with...
Jean Nonnemaker, Henry Baird
DRR
2009
9 years 4 months ago
Retrieval of historical documents by word spotting
The implementation of word spotting is not an easy procedure and it gets even worse in the case of historical documents since it requires character recognition and indexing of the...
Nikoleta Doulgeri, Ergina Kavallieratou
DRR
2009
9 years 4 months ago
Figure content analysis for improved biomedical article retrieval
Biomedical images are invaluable in medical education and establishing clinical diagnosis. Clinical decision support (CDS) can be improved by combining biomedical text with automa...
Daekeun You, Emilia Apostolova, Sameer Antani, Din...
DRR
2009
9 years 4 months ago
Text-image alignment for historical handwritten documents
We describe our work on text-image alignment in context of building a historical document retrieval system. We aim at aligning images of words in handwritten lines with their text...
Svitlana Zinger, John Nerbonne, Lambert Schomaker
DRR
2009
9 years 4 months ago
Enriching a document collection by integrating information extraction and PDF annotation
Modern digital libraries offer all the hyperlinking possibilities of the World Wide Web: when a reader finds a citation of interest, in many cases she can now click on a link to b...
Brett Powley, Robert Dale, Ilya Anisimoff
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