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Author (up) Partha Pratim Roy; Umapada Pal; Josep Llados
Title Touching Text Character Localization in Graphical Documents using SIFT Type Book Chapter
Year 2010 Publication Graphics Recognition. Achievements, Challenges, and Evolution. 8th International Workshop, GREC 2009. Selected Papers Abbreviated Journal
Volume 6020 Issue Pages 199-211
Keywords Support Vector Machine; Text Component; Graphical Line; Document Image; Scale Invariant Feature Transform
Abstract Interpretation of graphical document images is a challenging task as it requires proper understanding of text/graphics symbols present in such documents. Difficulties arise in graphical document recognition when text and symbol overlapped/touched. Intersection of text and symbols with graphical lines and curves occur frequently in graphical documents and hence separation of such symbols is very difficult.
Several pattern recognition and classification techniques exist to recognize isolated text/symbol. But, the touching/overlapping text and symbol recognition has not yet been dealt successfully. An interesting technique, Scale Invariant Feature Transform (SIFT), originally devised for object recognition can take care of overlapping problems. Even if SIFT features have emerged as a very powerful object descriptors, their employment in graphical documents context has not been investigated much. In this paper we present the adaptation of the SIFT approach in the context of text character localization (spotting) in graphical documents. We evaluate the applicability of this technique in such documents and discuss the scope of improvement by combining some state-of-the-art approaches.
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Publisher Springer Berlin Heidelberg Place of Publication Editor
Language Summary Language Original Title
Series Editor Series Title Abbreviated Series Title LNCS
Series Volume Series Issue Edition
ISSN 0302-9743 ISBN 978-3-642-13727-3 Medium
Area Expedition Conference
Notes DAG Approved no
Call Number Admin @ si @ RPL2010c Serial 2408
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