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A Simple Text-line Segmentation Method for Handwritten Documents

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IJCA Proceedings on National Conferecne on Advanced Computing and Communications 2012
© 2012 by IJCA Journal
NCACC - Number 1
Year of Publication: 2012
Authors:
M. Ravi Kumar
R. Pradeep
B. S. Puneeth Kumar
Prasad Babu

Ravi M Kumar, R Pradeep, Puneeth B S Kumar and Prasad Babu. Article: A Simple Text-line Segmentation Method for Handwritten Documents. IJCA Proceedings on National Conferecne on Advanced Computing and Communications 2012 NCACC(1):46-61, August 2012. Full text available. BibTeX

@article{key:article,
	author = {M. Ravi Kumar and R. Pradeep and B. S. Puneeth Kumar and Prasad Babu},
	title = {Article: A Simple Text-line Segmentation Method for Handwritten Documents},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on National Conferecne on Advanced Computing and Communications 2012},
	year = {2012},
	volume = {NCACC},
	number = {1},
	pages = {46-61},
	month = {August},
	note = {Full text available}
}

Abstract

Text line segmentation is an important step because inaccurately segmented text lines will cause errors in the recognition stage. . The nature of handwriting makes the process of text line segmentation very challenging. Text characteristics can vary in font, size, orientation, alignment, color, contrast, and background information. These variations turn the process of word detection complex and difficult. Since handwritten text can vary greatly depending on the user skills, disposition and cultural background. In this work we have proposed the method which works on the different intensity values for extracting the text-lines.

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