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AMHCD: A Database for Amazigh Handwritten Character Recognition Research

International Journal of Computer Applications
© 2011 by IJCA Journal
Number 4 - Article 7
Year of Publication: 2011
Youssef Es Saady
Ali Rachidi
Mostafa El Yassa
Driss Mammass

Youssef Es Saady, Ali Rachidi, Mostafa El Yassa and Driss Mammass. Article: AMHCD: A Database for Amazigh Handwritten Character Recognition Research. International Journal of Computer Applications 27(4):44-, August 2011. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Youssef Es Saady and Ali Rachidi and Mostafa El Yassa and Driss Mammass},
	title = {Article: AMHCD: A Database for Amazigh Handwritten Character Recognition Research},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	year = {2011},
	volume = {27},
	number = {4},
	pages = {44-},
	month = {August},
	note = {Full text available}


In this paper, we describe the first version of a database that contains handwritten Amazigh characters (AMHCD). As present the database consists of 25,740 isolated and labeled Amazigh handwritten characters produced by 60 writers. This database has been developed at the IRF-SIC Laboratory of the university Ibn Zohr, Agadir, Morocco. It is designed for training and testing recognition systems for handwritten Amazigh characters. This database is available for researches and academic uses.


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