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Global Word Shape Processing in Off-Line Recognition of Handwriting
April 1996 (vol. 18 no. 4)
pp. 460-464

Abstract—Off-line recognition of handwriting may be achieved using simplified profiles of word shapes. These profiles consist of approximations of the word's upper and lower contour. Training and recognition are based on n-gram extraction and identification. The lexicons used extend to 16,000 words.

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Index Terms:
Handwriting, off-line, global recognition of word shape, contour, n-gram, large-size lexicon.
Citation:
Christophe Parisse, "Global Word Shape Processing in Off-Line Recognition of Handwriting," IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 18, no. 4, pp. 460-464, April 1996, doi:10.1109/34.491629
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