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Segmentation of Handwritten and Typewritten Tifinaghe Texts

by Yassine Chajri, Belaid Bouikhalene
International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Volume 183 - Number 27
Year of Publication: 2021
Authors: Yassine Chajri, Belaid Bouikhalene

Yassine Chajri, Belaid Bouikhalene . Segmentation of Handwritten and Typewritten Tifinaghe Texts. International Journal of Computer Applications. 183, 27 ( Sep 2021), 49-52. DOI=10.5120/ijca2021921663

@article{ 10.5120/ijca2021921663,
author = { Yassine Chajri, Belaid Bouikhalene },
title = { Segmentation of Handwritten and Typewritten Tifinaghe Texts },
journal = { International Journal of Computer Applications },
issue_date = { Sep 2021 },
volume = { 183 },
number = { 27 },
month = { Sep },
year = { 2021 },
issn = { 0975-8887 },
pages = { 49-52 },
numpages = {9},
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doi = { 10.5120/ijca2021921663 },
publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
address = {New York, USA}
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%J International Journal of Computer Applications
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%I Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA

The recognition of Tifinaghe documents became a very important field of research. This importance is mainly due to the attention that has been given by the official institutions to the Amazigh language and culture. This paper represents our contribution in this process of Amazigh language’s revitalization. In this paper we describe all the details concerning the necessary steps (pre-processing, text lines’ segmentation, extracted lines’ segmentation) of our approach for Tifinaghe text’s segmentation (handwritten and typewritten). This approach is based on the Radon transform in terms of segmenting texts into lines and on the connected components algorithm in order to segment the extracted lines into Tifinaghe characters.

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Index Terms

Computer Science
Information Sciences


Tifinaghe- Amazigh language- Handwritten-Typewritten- Recognition- Segmentation- Radon Transform