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A Study of different Text Line Extraction Techniques for Multi-font and Multi-size Printed Kannada Documents

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2015 by IJCA Journal
Volume 119 - Number 11
Year of Publication: 2015
R Prajna
Ramya V R
Mamatha H. R

R Prajna, Ramya V R and Mamatha H.r. Article: A Study of different Text Line Extraction Techniques for Multi-font and Multi-size Printed Kannada Documents. International Journal of Computer Applications 119(11):32-38, June 2015. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {R Prajna and Ramya V R and Mamatha H.r},
	title = {Article: A Study of different Text Line Extraction Techniques for Multi-font and Multi-size Printed Kannada Documents},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2015},
	volume = {119},
	number = {11},
	pages = {32-38},
	month = {June},
	note = {Full text available}


Line and word segmentation is one of the important step of OCR systems. For the identification of printed characters of non-Indian languages like English, Japanese, Chinese Optical Character Recognition (OCR) systems have been effectively developed. For Indian languages, efforts are on the way for the development of efficient OCR systems, mainly for Kannada, one of the popular South Indian language . In this paper we have proposed a robust method for extraction of individual text lines for printed kannada documents based on the efficient segmentation methodologies such as morphology operations based projection profile,horizontal projection profile and bounding box.


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