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Frontiers in handwriting recongnition; proceedings.


Frontiers in handwriting recongnition; proceedings.

International Workshop on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (12th: 2010: Kokata, India)

Computer Society Press


746 pages




The proceedings of the November 2010 conference consists of 37 full papers and 80 posters divided into sessions on handwriting segmentation and layout analysis, post-processing verification, image retrieval techniques, feature extraction, forensics, and both online and offline handwriting recognition. The international cast of contributors addresses the challenges of recognizing French accented characters, Farsi characters, Japanese character strings, Chinese text lines, Devanagari letters, and physician scrawl. Topics include windowed Bernoulli mixture hidden Markov models, tracking pen tip position for an intelligent camera pen, comparing historical document authors with the log-likelihood ratio, and ontology-based information extraction. No subject index is provided.

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Date:Apr 1, 2011
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