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ICPR
2004
IEEE
14 years 3 months ago
Text Detection from Natural Scene Images: Towards a System for Visually Impaired Persons
We propose a system that reads the text encountered in natural scenes with the aim to provide assistance to the visually impaired persons. This paper describes the system design a...
Nobuo Ezaki, Marius Bulacu, Lambert Schomaker
ICDAR
2005
IEEE
13 years 8 months ago
Improved Text-Detection Methods for a Camera-based Text Reading System for Blind Persons
Automatic text recognition from natural images receives a growing attention because of potential applications in image retrieval, robotics and intelligent transport system. Camera...
Nobuo Ezaki, Kimiyasu Kiyota, Bui Truong Minh, Mar...
CVPR
2004
IEEE
14 years 4 months ago
Detecting and Reading Text in Natural Scenes
This paper gives an algorithm for detecting and reading text in natural images. The algorithm is intended for use by blind and visually impaired subjects walking through city scen...
Xiangrong Chen, Alan L. Yuille
ICIP
2003
IEEE
14 years 4 months ago
Top-down control of visual attention in object detection
Current computational models of visual attention focus on bottom-up information and ignore scene context. However, studies in visual cognition show that humans use context to faci...
Aude Oliva, Antonio B. Torralba, Monica S. Castelh...
ICPR
2008
IEEE
13 years 9 months ago
Text-tracking wearable camera system for visually-impaired people
Disability of visual text reading has a huge impact on the quality of life for visually disabled people. One of the most anticipated devices is a wearable camera capable of findi...
Makoto Tanaka, Hideaki Goto