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2013 12th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (1995)
Montr?al, Canada
Aug. 14, 1995 to Aug. 15, 1995
ISBN: 0-8186-7128-9
TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Keynote Speech:

Image processing of forensic documents (Abstract)

P.E. Baier , Mannheim Univ., Germany
pp. 1
Session 1.2-A: Word Recognition I

Name and Address Block Reader system for tax form processing (Abstract)

S.N. Srihari , Center of Excellence for Document Anal. & Recognition, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
V. Ramanaprasad , Center of Excellence for Document Anal. & Recognition, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
Yong-Chul Shin , Center of Excellence for Document Anal. & Recognition, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
Dar-Shyang Lee , Center of Excellence for Document Anal. & Recognition, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 5

Cursive script recognition applied to the processing of bank cheques (Abstract)

C.Y. Suen , CENPARMI, Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
D. Guillevic , CENPARMI, Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 11

Symbolic/neural recognition of cursive amounts on bank cheques (Abstract)

R. Shinghal , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
J.-P. Dodel , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 15

Recognition of handwritten words using stochastic models (Abstract)

C. Olivier , Rouen Univ., Mont-Saint-Aignan, France
Y. Lecourtier , Rouen Univ., Mont-Saint-Aignan, France
T. Paquet , Rouen Univ., Mont-Saint-Aignan, France
M. Avila , Rouen Univ., Mont-Saint-Aignan, France
pp. 19

Handwritten word recognition for real-time applications (Abstract)

Gyeonghwan Kim , Center of Excellence for Document Anal. & Recognition, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
V. Govindaraju , Center of Excellence for Document Anal. & Recognition, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 24
Session 1.2-B: Neural Networks

Multi-lingual, multi-font and multi-size large-set character recognition using self-organizing neural network (Abstract)

Jong-Soo Kim , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Korea Univ., Seoul, South Korea
Seong-Whan Lee , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Korea Univ., Seoul, South Korea
pp. 28

A theory of classifier combination: the neural network approach (Abstract)

Dar-Shyang Lee , Center of Excellence for Document Anal. & Recognition, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
S.N. Srihari , Center of Excellence for Document Anal. & Recognition, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 42

Hierarchical neural network for recognizing hand-written characters in engineering drawings (Abstract)

Wei Wang , Dept. of Autom., Tsinghua Univ., Beijing, China
Hui Su , Dept. of Autom., Tsinghua Univ., Beijing, China
Shaowei Xia , Dept. of Autom., Tsinghua Univ., Beijing, China
Xinyou Li , Dept. of Autom., Tsinghua Univ., Beijing, China
pp. 46
Session 1.2-C: On-Line Recognition I

A hidden Markov model extension of a neural predictive system for on-line character recognition (Abstract)

B. Doizzi , Inst. Nat. des Telecommun., Evry, France
A. Mellouk , Inst. Nat. des Telecommun., Evry, France
S. Garcia-Salicetti , Inst. Nat. des Telecommun., Evry, France
D. Fanchon , Inst. Nat. des Telecommun., Evry, France
P. Gallinari , Inst. Nat. des Telecommun., Evry, France
pp. 50

On-line recognition of run-on Korean characters (Abstract)

Hang Joon Kim , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Pusan Women's Univ., South Korea
Pyeoung Kee Kim , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Pusan Women's Univ., South Korea
pp. 54

Pattern recognition and beautification for a pen based interface (Abstract)

C. Faure , ENST, CNRS, Paris, France
L. Julia , ENST, CNRS, Paris, France
pp. 58

Zoning invariant holistic recognizer for hybrid recognition of handwriting (Abstract)

R.K. Powalka , Dept. of Comput., Nottingham Trent Univ., UK
R.J. Whitrow , Dept. of Comput., Nottingham Trent Univ., UK
N. Sherkat , Dept. of Comput., Nottingham Trent Univ., UK
pp. 64

Recognizer characterisation for combining handwriting recognition results at word level (Abstract)

R.K. Powalka , Dept. of Comput., Nottingham Trent Univ., UK
N. Sherkat , Dept. of Comput., Nottingham Trent Univ., UK
R.J. Whitrow , Dept. of Comput., Nottingham Trent Univ., UK
pp. 68
Session 1.2-D: Application Systems

A new system for reading handwritten zip codes (Abstract)

N.W. Strathy , Centre for Pattern Recognition & Machine Intelligence, Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
C.Y. Suen , Centre for Pattern Recognition & Machine Intelligence, Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 74

A two-stage multi-network OCR system with a soft pre-classifier and a network selector (Abstract)

K. Mohiuddin , IBM Almaden Res. Center, San Jose, CA, USA
T. Fujisaki , IBM Almaden Res. Center, San Jose, CA, USA
Jianchang Mao , IBM Almaden Res. Center, San Jose, CA, USA
pp. 78

Reading handwritten US census forms (Abstract)

S. Madhvanath , Center of Excellence for Document Anal. & Recognition, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
S.N. Srihari , Center of Excellence for Document Anal. & Recognition, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
V. Ramanaprasad , Center of Excellence for Document Anal. & Recognition, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
D.S. Lee , Center of Excellence for Document Anal. & Recognition, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
V. Govindaraju , Center of Excellence for Document Anal. & Recognition, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 82

A system for reading USA census '90 hand-written fields (Abstract)

Z.M. Kovacs , Dipartimento di Elettronica, Inf. e Sistemistica, Bologna Univ., Italy
L. Simoncini , Dipartimento di Elettronica, Inf. e Sistemistica, Bologna Univ., Italy
pp. 86

An automatic reading system for handwritten numeral amounts on French checks (Abstract)

M. Leroux , Service de Recherche Tech. de La Poste, Nantes, France
M. Gilloux , Service de Recherche Tech. de La Poste, Nantes, France
E. Lethelier , Service de Recherche Tech. de La Poste, Nantes, France
pp. 92
Session 1.3-A: Handwritten Character Recognition

Evaluation of codes and primitives: recognition of unconstrained handwritten numerals (Abstract)

T. Paquet , LACIS, Mont Saint Aignan, France
D. de Brucq , LACIS, Mont Saint Aignan, France
K. Romeo-Pakker , LACIS, Mont Saint Aignan, France
N. Feray , LACIS, Mont Saint Aignan, France
pp. 104

Fusion of classifiers with fuzzy integrals (Abstract)

M. Ahmadi , Windsor Univ., Ont., Canada
M. Shridhar , Windsor Univ., Ont., Canada
J. Cao , Windsor Univ., Ont., Canada
pp. 108

A combined method on the handwritten character recognition (Abstract)

Huen Joo Lee , LG Electron. Res. Center, Seoul, South Korea
Moon Jeung Joe , LG Electron. Res. Center, Seoul, South Korea
pp. 112

Invariant handwritten Chinese character recognition using weighted ring-data matrix (Abstract)

Jen-Chieh Cheng , Inst. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Central Univ., Chung-Li, Taiwan
Hung-Pin Chiu , Inst. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Central Univ., Chung-Li, Taiwan
Din-Chang Tseng , Inst. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Central Univ., Chung-Li, Taiwan
pp. 116
Session 1.3-B: Segmentation I

Segmentation and recognition of handwritten characters using subspace method (Abstract)

Y. Motegi , Ryukoku Univ., Ohtsu, Japan
Y. Ariki , Ryukoku Univ., Ohtsu, Japan
pp. 120

Gap metrics for word separation in handwritten lines (Abstract)

R.C. Nagabushnam , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
U. Mahadevan , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 124

Block selection: a method for segmenting a page image of various editing styles (Abstract)

T. Yagasaki , Canon Inf. Syst., Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Shin-Ywan Wang , Canon Inf. Syst., Costa Mesa, CA, USA
pp. 128

Column segmentation by white space pattern matching (Abstract)

M. Ozaki , Fujii Xerox Palo Alto Lab., CA, USA
pp. 134

A background based adaptive page segmentation algorithm (Abstract)

N. Normand , Lab. Syst. Electron. et Inf., IRESTE, Nantes, France
C. Viard-Gaudin , Lab. Syst. Electron. et Inf., IRESTE, Nantes, France
pp. 138
Session 1.3-C: Image Processing Techniques

Fuzzy multilinkage thesaurus builder in multimedia information systems (Abstract)

J.J. Lim , Inst. of Syst. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
Y.J. Gao , Inst. of Syst. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
A.D. Narasimhalu , Inst. of Syst. Sci., Nat. Univ. of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 142

Locating text in complex color images (Abstract)

K. Karu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
Yu Zhong , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
A.K. Jain , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
pp. 146

Optimal sampling intervals for Gabor features and printed Japanese character recognition (Abstract)

K. Yamada , Inf. Technol. Res. Labs., NEC Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
pp. 150

Agent-based parallel recognition method of contour lines (Abstract)

S. Shimada , Central Res. Lab., Hitachi Ltd., Japan
K. Hiraki , Central Res. Lab., Hitachi Ltd., Japan
A. Matsumoto , Central Res. Lab., Hitachi Ltd., Japan
K. Maruyama , Central Res. Lab., Hitachi Ltd., Japan
pp. 154
Session 1.3-D: Database and Document Retrieval

False hits of tri-syllabic queries in a Chinese signature file (Abstract)

Tyne Liang , Inst. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Chiao Tung Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
Suh-Yin Lee , Inst. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Chiao Tung Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
Wei-Pang Yang , Inst. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Chiao Tung Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
pp. 159

An automated generation of an electronic library based on document image understanding (Abstract)

E. Katsura , Nat. Center for Sci. Inf. Syst., Tokyo, Japan
S. Satoh , Nat. Center for Sci. Inf. Syst., Tokyo, Japan
A. Takasu , Nat. Center for Sci. Inf. Syst., Tokyo, Japan
pp. 163

A document retrieval system for assisting creative research (Abstract)

S. Ohsuga , Dept. of Res. & Dev., NACSIS, Tokyo, Japan
K. Hori , Dept. of Res. & Dev., NACSIS, Tokyo, Japan
M. Sugimoto , Dept. of Res. & Dev., NACSIS, Tokyo, Japan
pp. 167

Clustering OCR-ed texts for browsing document image database (Abstract)

M. Minoh , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Kyoto Univ., Japan
K. Tsuda , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Kyoto Univ., Japan
K. Ikeda , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Kyoto Univ., Japan
S. Senda , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Kyoto Univ., Japan
pp. 171

A flexible image retrieval using explicit visual instruction (Abstract)

S. Satoh , Nat. Center for Sci. Inf. Syst., Tokyo Univ., Japan
F. Kanehara , Nat. Center for Sci. Inf. Syst., Tokyo Univ., Japan
T. Hamada , Nat. Center for Sci. Inf. Syst., Tokyo Univ., Japan
pp. 175
Session 1.4-A: Signature Verificaton

Stroke-based time warping for signature verification (Abstract)

B. Wirtz , Central Res. & Dev., Siemens AG, Munich, Germany
pp. 179

Parameter reduction and personalized parameter selection for automatic signature verification (Abstract)

B. Wirtz , Ecole Nat. Superieure des Telecommun. de Bretagne, Brest, France
F. Bauer , Ecole Nat. Superieure des Telecommun. de Bretagne, Brest, France
pp. 183

Signature identification via local association of features (Abstract)

Ke Han , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI, USA
I.K. Sethi , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI, USA
pp. 187

Off-line signature verification, without a priori knowledge of class /spl omega//sub 2/. A new approach (Abstract)

F. Bortolozzi , Dept. de Inf., CEFET-PR, Curitiba, Brazil
R. Sabourin , Dept. de Inf., CEFET-PR, Curitiba, Brazil
N.A. Murshed , Dept. de Inf., CEFET-PR, Curitiba, Brazil
pp. 191

An extended-shadow-code based approach for off-line signature verification. II. Evaluation of several multi-classifier combination strategies (Abstract)

G. Genest , Departement de Genie de la Production Autom., Ecole de Technol. Superieure, Montreal, Que., Canada
R. Sabourin , Departement de Genie de la Production Autom., Ecole de Technol. Superieure, Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 197

A hierarchical on-line Chinese signature verification system (Abstract)

Xu-Hong Xiao , Inst. of Autom., Acad. Sinica, Beijing, China
Ru-Wei Dai , Inst. of Autom., Acad. Sinica, Beijing, China
pp. 202
Session 1.4-B: Model-Base Document Analysis

Construction of generic models of document structures using inference of tree grammars (Abstract)

A. Belaïd , CRIN-INRIA Lorraine, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
O.T. Akindele , CRIN-INRIA Lorraine, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
pp. 206

A formal model for document processing of business forms (Abstract)

C.Y. Suen , Ecole de Technol. Superieure, Quebec Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
J.N. Said , Ecole de Technol. Superieure, Quebec Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
M. Cheriet , Ecole de Technol. Superieure, Quebec Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 210

Model-based analysis of printed tables (Abstract)

E. Green , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rensselaer Polytech. Inst., Troy, NY, USA
M. Krishnamoorthy , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Rensselaer Polytech. Inst., Troy, NY, USA
pp. 214

Robust table-form structure analysis based on box-driven reasoning (Abstract)

O. Hori , Center for Autom. Res., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
D.S. Doermann , Center for Autom. Res., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
pp. 218

Classification and postprocessing of documents using an error-correcting parser (Abstract)

H. Bunke , Inst. fur Inf. und Angewandte Math., Bern Univ., Switzerland
R. Liviero , Inst. fur Inf. und Angewandte Math., Bern Univ., Switzerland
pp. 222
Session 1.4-C: Image Processing

A line sweep thinning algorithm (Abstract)

Yung-Ping Cheng , Inst. of Inf. Sci., Acad. Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
Tsuey-Yuh Shuai , Inst. of Inf. Sci., Acad. Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
T. Pavlidis , Inst. of Inf. Sci., Acad. Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
Fu Chang , Inst. of Inf. Sci., Acad. Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan
pp. 227

A noise attribute thresholding method for document image binarization (Abstract)

Hon-Son Don , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Chung-Hsing Univ., Taichung, Taiwan
pp. 231

Nonlinear shape restoration of distorted images with Coons transformation (Abstract)

Y.Y. Tang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Korea Univ., Seoul, South Korea
Seong-Whan Lee , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Korea Univ., Seoul, South Korea
Eun-Soon Kim , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Korea Univ., Seoul, South Korea
pp. 235

A rule learning method for academic document image processing (Abstract)

E. Katsura , Res. & Dev. Dept., Nat. Center for Sci. Inf. Syst., Tokyo, Japan
A. Takasu , Res. & Dev. Dept., Nat. Center for Sci. Inf. Syst., Tokyo, Japan
S. Satoh , Res. & Dev. Dept., Nat. Center for Sci. Inf. Syst., Tokyo, Japan
pp. 239

A high quality vectorization combining local quality measures and global constraints (Abstract)

G. Monagan , Inst. fur Informationssyst., Eidgenossische Tech. Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland
M. Röösli , Inst. fur Informationssyst., Eidgenossische Tech. Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland
pp. 243
Session 1.4-D: Map Interpretation

Characters string recognition on maps, a method for high level reconstruction (Abstract)

M. Pierrot-Deseilligny , IGN/DT/MATIS, France
H. Le Men , IGN/DT/MATIS, France
G. Stamon , IGN/DT/MATIS, France
pp. 249

Conversion of high level information from scanned maps into geographic information systems (Abstract)

G. Maderlechner , Siemens AG, Munich, Germany
H. Mayer , Siemens AG, Munich, Germany
pp. 253

Directional mathematical morphology approach for line thinning and extraction of character strings from maps and line drawings (Abstract)

I. Dinstein , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
G. Agam , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
Huizhu Luo , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
pp. 257

An object-oriented model for drawing understanding and its ability of noise absorption (Abstract)

Wei Wu , Tokyo Univ., Japan
Wei Lu , Tokyo Univ., Japan
M. Sakauchi , Tokyo Univ., Japan
pp. 261
Session 2.1 -A: Classification Methods

Relaxation optimizing processes in extended probabilistic space (Abstract)

K. Toraichi , Inst. of Inf. Sci. & Electron., Tsukuba Univ., Ibaraki, Japan
T. Horiuchi , Inst. of Inf. Sci. & Electron., Tsukuba Univ., Ibaraki, Japan
H. Yamada , Inst. of Inf. Sci. & Electron., Tsukuba Univ., Ibaraki, Japan
K. Yamamoto , Inst. of Inf. Sci. & Electron., Tsukuba Univ., Ibaraki, Japan
pp. 266

The design of a nearest-neighbor classifier and its use for Japanese character recognition (Abstract)

S.N. Srihari , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
Tao Hong , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
J.J. Hull , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
S.W. Lam , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 270

Japanese document recognition based on interpolated n-gram model of character (Abstract)

H. Mori , Graduate Sch. of Eng., Tohoku Univ., Sendai, Japan
H. Aso , Graduate Sch. of Eng., Tohoku Univ., Sendai, Japan
S. Makino , Graduate Sch. of Eng., Tohoku Univ., Sendai, Japan
pp. 274

Random decision forests (Abstract)

Tin Kam Ho , AT&T Bell Labs., Murray Hill, NJ, USA
pp. 278

A fast algorithm for the minimum distance classifier and its application to Kanji character recognition (Abstract)

M. Minoh , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Kyoto Univ., Japan
S. Senda , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Kyoto Univ., Japan
I. Katsuo , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Kyoto Univ., Japan
pp. 283
Session 2.1 -B: Document Understanding

Model matching based on association graph for form image understanding (Abstract)

Y. Ishitani , Res. & Dev. Center, Toshiba Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
pp. 287

Model matching in intelligent document understanding (Abstract)

G.S.D. Farrow , Div. of Electr. Eng., Manchester Univ., UK
J.P. Oakley , Div. of Electr. Eng., Manchester Univ., UK
C.S. Xydeas , Div. of Electr. Eng., Manchester Univ., UK
pp. 293

Interactive acquisition of thematic information of Chinese verbs for judicial verdict document understanding using templates, syntactic clues, and heuristics (Abstract)

K.H.C. Lin , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
Von-Wun Soo , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
Rey-Long Liu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
pp. 297

A syntactic business form classifier (Abstract)

A. Ting , Sch. of Appl. Sci., Nanyang Technol. Inst., Singapore
M.K. Leung , Sch. of Appl. Sci., Nanyang Technol. Inst., Singapore
Kai-Yun Chan , Sch. of Appl. Sci., Nanyang Technol. Inst., Singapore
Siu-Cheung Hui , Sch. of Appl. Sci., Nanyang Technol. Inst., Singapore
pp. 301

Extracting characters and character lines in multi-agent scheme (Abstract)

K. Gyohten , Inst. of Sci. & Ind. Res., Osaka Univ., Japan
K. Kakusho , Inst. of Sci. & Ind. Res., Osaka Univ., Japan
T. Kitahashi , Inst. of Sci. & Ind. Res., Osaka Univ., Japan
T. Sumiya , Inst. of Sci. & Ind. Res., Osaka Univ., Japan
N. Babaguchi , Inst. of Sci. & Ind. Res., Osaka Univ., Japan
pp. 305
Session 2.1 -C: Feature Extraction

Spatial sampling effects in optical character recognition (Abstract)

D. Lopresti , Matsushita Inf. Technol. Lab., Princeton, NJ, USA
P. Sarkar , Matsushita Inf. Technol. Lab., Princeton, NJ, USA
G. Nagy , Matsushita Inf. Technol. Lab., Princeton, NJ, USA
Jiangying Zhou , Matsushita Inf. Technol. Lab., Princeton, NJ, USA
pp. 309

The evaluation of feature extraction criteria applied to neural network classifiers (Abstract)

P. Nachbar , Inst. of Network Theory & Circuit Design, Tech. Univ. Munchen, Germany
C. Knobloch , Inst. of Network Theory & Circuit Design, Tech. Univ. Munchen, Germany
J.A. Nossek , Inst. of Network Theory & Circuit Design, Tech. Univ. Munchen, Germany
W. Utschick , Inst. of Network Theory & Circuit Design, Tech. Univ. Munchen, Germany
A. Schuler , Inst. of Network Theory & Circuit Design, Tech. Univ. Munchen, Germany
pp. 315

Prediction of OCR accuracy using simple image features (Abstract)

L.R. Blando , Inf. Sci. Res. Inst., Nevada Univ., Las Vegas, NV, USA
J. Kanai , Inf. Sci. Res. Inst., Nevada Univ., Las Vegas, NV, USA
T.A. Nartker , Inf. Sci. Res. Inst., Nevada Univ., Las Vegas, NV, USA
pp. 319

Telugu script recognition-a feature based approach (Abstract)

P.V.S. Rao , Comput. Syst. & Commun. Group, Tata Inst. of Fundamental Res., Bombay, India
T.M. Ajitha , Comput. Syst. & Commun. Group, Tata Inst. of Fundamental Res., Bombay, India
pp. 323

Document image analysis using integrated image and neural processing (Abstract)

G.R. Thoma , Nat. Libr. of Med., Bethesda, MD, USA
H. Wechsler , Nat. Libr. of Med., Bethesda, MD, USA
D.X. Le , Nat. Libr. of Med., Bethesda, MD, USA
pp. 327
Session 2.1 -D: Reconstruction and Interpretation

A step towards reconstruction of 3-D CAD models from engineering drawings (Abstract)

K. Tombre , CRIN-INRIA Lorraine, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
C. Ah-Soon , CRIN-INRIA Lorraine, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
pp. 331

A scheme for 3D object reconstruction from dimensioned orthographic views (Abstract)

M. Weiss , Fac. of Ind. Eng. & Manage., Technion-Israel Inst. of Technol., Haifa, Israel
D. Dori , Fac. of Ind. Eng. & Manage., Technion-Israel Inst. of Technol., Haifa, Israel
pp. 335

Recovering decorative patterns of ceramic objects from a monocular image using a genetic algorithm (Abstract)

K. Sakaue , Dept. of Eng. & Design, Gifu Prefectural Ceramic Res. Inst., Japan
K. Yamamoto , Dept. of Eng. & Design, Gifu Prefectural Ceramic Res. Inst., Japan
H. Tanahashi , Dept. of Eng. & Design, Gifu Prefectural Ceramic Res. Inst., Japan
pp. 339

Interpretation of 3-view engineering drawings as central quadric surface mechanical parts (Abstract)

M.H. Kuo , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nottingham Univ., UK
R.E. Marston , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nottingham Univ., UK
pp. 343

Recognition of dimension sets and integration with vectorized engineering drawings (Abstract)

A.K. Das , Dept. of Mech. & Aerosp. Eng., Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ, USA
N.A. Langrana , Dept. of Mech. & Aerosp. Eng., Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ, USA
pp. 347
Session 2.2-A: Word Recognition II

A word recognition algorithm for machine-printed word images of multiple fonts and varying qualities (Abstract)

S.X. Zhao , Commun. Intelligence Corp., Redwood Shores, CA, USA
S.N. Srihari , Commun. Intelligence Corp., Redwood Shores, CA, USA
pp. 351

Segmentation-free word recognition with application to Arabic (Abstract)

R.M. Haralick , Intelligent Syst. Lab., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
B. Al-Badr , Intelligent Syst. Lab., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
pp. 355

A hypothesis testing approach to word recognition using an A* search algorithm (Abstract)

C. Fang , CEDAR, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
J.J. Hull , CEDAR, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 360

Experimental results on improved handwritten word recognition using the Levenshtein metric (Abstract)

P. Gentric , Lab. d'Electron., Philips Res. Lab., Limeil-Brevannes, France
pp. 364

A probabilistic approach to automatic handwritten address reading (Abstract)

J.-M. Bertille , Service de Recherche Tech. de La Poste, Nantes, France
M. Gilloux , Service de Recherche Tech. de La Poste, Nantes, France
pp. 368
Session 2.2-B: Document Analysis

How Can Document Analysis Help in Capturing Five Million Pages? (Abstract)

H. P. Klünder , iXOS Software GmbH
P. Suda , Siemens AG
G. Maderlechner , Siemens AG
H. Bock , iXOS Software GmbH
pp. 372

Automatic script identification from images using cluster-based templates (Abstract)

L. Kerns , Dept. of Comput. Res., Los Alamos Nat. Lab., NM, USA
T. Thomas , Dept. of Comput. Res., Los Alamos Nat. Lab., NM, USA
J. Hochberg , Dept. of Comput. Res., Los Alamos Nat. Lab., NM, USA
P. Kelly , Dept. of Comput. Res., Los Alamos Nat. Lab., NM, USA
pp. 378

Estimating the baseline for written material (Abstract)

J.M. Gloger , Daimler-Benz AG, Ulm, Germany
T. Caesar , Daimler-Benz AG, Ulm, Germany
E. Mandler , Daimler-Benz AG, Ulm, Germany
pp. 382

An axiomatic approach to clustering line-segments (Abstract)

A. Jonk , Dept. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Amsterdam Univ., Netherlands
A.W.M. Smeulders , Dept. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Amsterdam Univ., Netherlands
pp. 386

Line extraction and stroke ordering of text pages (Abstract)

I.S.I. Abuhaiba , Dept. of Comput. Eng., King Saud Univ., Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
M.J.J. Holt , Dept. of Comput. Eng., King Saud Univ., Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
S. Datta , Dept. of Comput. Eng., King Saud Univ., Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
pp. 390
Session 2.2-C: Neural Networks and Systems

A hybrid radial basis function network/hidden Markov model handwritten word recognition system (Abstract)

B. Lemarie , Service de Recherche Tech. de La Poste, Nantes, France
M. Gilloux , Service de Recherche Tech. de La Poste, Nantes, France
M. Leroux , Service de Recherche Tech. de La Poste, Nantes, France
pp. 394

A comparison of discrete and continuous hidden Markov models for phrase spotting in text images (Abstract)

L.D. Wilcox , Xerox Palo Alto Res. Center, CA, USA
F.R. Chen , Xerox Palo Alto Res. Center, CA, USA
D.S. Bloomberg , Xerox Palo Alto Res. Center, CA, USA
pp. 398

NPen/sup ++/: a writer independent, large vocabulary on-line cursive handwriting recognition system (Abstract)

A. Waibel , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Karlsruhe Univ., Germany
S. Manke , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Karlsruhe Univ., Germany
M. Finke , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Karlsruhe Univ., Germany
pp. 403

Hidden Markov mesh random field: theory and its application to handwritten character recognition (Abstract)

Hee-Seon Park , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Chungbuk Nat. Univ., Chungbuk, South Korea
Seong-Whan Lee , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Chungbuk Nat. Univ., Chungbuk, South Korea
pp. 409

Integrated segmentation and recognition of connected handwritten characters with recurrent neural network (Abstract)

Seong-Whan Lee , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Korea Univ., Seoul, South Korea
Eung-Jae Lee , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Korea Univ., Seoul, South Korea
pp. 413
Session 2.2-D: Symbol Recognition

Mathematics recognition using graph rewriting (Abstract)

D. Blostein , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Queen's Univ., Kingston, Ont., Canada
A. Grbavec , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Queen's Univ., Kingston, Ont., Canada
pp. 417

Computer processing on the identification of a Chinese seal image (Abstract)

Yung-Sheng Chen , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Yuan-Ze Inst. of Technol., Chungli, Taiwan
pp. 422

Parallelism in dynamic time warping for automatic signature verification (Abstract)

M.C. Fairhurst , Kent Univ., Canterbury, UK
Y.J. Bae , Kent Univ., Canterbury, UK
pp. 426

Structure analysis and recognition of mathematical expressions (Abstract)

H.M. Twaakyondo , Fac. of Eng., Shinshu Univ., Nagano, Japan
M. Okamoto , Fac. of Eng., Shinshu Univ., Nagano, Japan
pp. 430

Extracting individual features from moments for Chinese writer identification (Abstract)

Ying-Jian Liu , Inst. of Autom., Acad. Sinica, Beijing, China
Ru-Wei Dai , Inst. of Autom., Acad. Sinica, Beijing, China
Cheng-Lin Liu , Inst. of Autom., Acad. Sinica, Beijing, China
pp. 438
Session 2.3-A: Postprocessing

Visual inter-word relations and their use in OCR postprocessing (Abstract)

J.J. Hull , CEDAR, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
T. Hong , CEDAR, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 442

Error detection in character recognition using pseudosyllable analysis (Abstract)

F. Merino Pastor , Dept. of Syst. Eng. & Control, Valladolid Univ., Spain
Y.A. Dimitriadis , Dept. of Syst. Eng. & Control, Valladolid Univ., Spain
J. Lopez Coronado , Dept. of Syst. Eng. & Control, Valladolid Univ., Spain
R. Garcia Garcia , Dept. of Syst. Eng. & Control, Valladolid Univ., Spain
pp. 446

A language model based on semantically clustered words in a Chinese character recognition system (Abstract)

Cheng-Huang Tung , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Chiao Tung Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
Hsi-Jian Lee , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Chiao Tung Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
pp. 450

(Chem)DeT/sub E/X automatic generation of a markup language description of (chemical) documents from bitmap images (Abstract)

A. Simon , Sch. of Chem., Leeds Univ., UK
A.P. Johnson , Sch. of Chem., Leeds Univ., UK
J.-C. Pret , Sch. of Chem., Leeds Univ., UK
pp. 458
Session 2.3-B: Document Structure and Analysis

A knowledge-based approach to the layout analysis (Abstract)

F. Esposito , Dipartimento di Inf., Bari Univ., Italy
G. Semeraro , Dipartimento di Inf., Bari Univ., Italy
D. Malerba , Dipartimento di Inf., Bari Univ., Italy
pp. 466

Knowledge-based derivation of document logical structure (Abstract)

D. Niyogi , CEDAR, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
S.N. Srihari , CEDAR, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 472

ODIL: an SGML description language of the layout structure of documents (Abstract)

F. Reynaud , Electr. de France, Clamart, France
P. Lefevre , Electr. de France, Clamart, France
pp. 480
Session 2.3-C: Modeling Methods

A set of handwriting families: style recognition (Abstract)

J.-P. Crettez , ENST, CNRS, Paris, France
pp. 489

The Delta LogNormal theory for the generation and modeling of cursive characters (Abstract)

W. Guerfali , Ecole Polytech. de Montreal, Que., Canada
R. Plamondon , Ecole Polytech. de Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 495

A new modeling method for on-line handwriting recognition (Abstract)

P. Gentric , IRISA, Rennes, France
G. Menier , IRISA, Rennes, France
G. Lorette , IRISA, Rennes, France
pp. 499

Modelling polyfont printed characters with HMMs and a shift invariant Hamming distance (Abstract)

A.J. Elms , Dept. of Electron. & Electr. Eng., Surrey Univ., Guildford, UK
J. Illingworth , Dept. of Electron. & Electr. Eng., Surrey Univ., Guildford, UK
pp. 504

Stochastic trajectory modeling for recognition of unconstrained handwritten words (Abstract)

Y. Gong , Inst. Nat. de Recherche en Inf. et Autom., Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
G. Saon , Inst. Nat. de Recherche en Inf. et Autom., Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
A. Belaïd , Inst. Nat. de Recherche en Inf. et Autom., Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
pp. 508
Session 2.3-D: Drawing and Map Recognition

A drawing recognition system with rule acquisition ability (Abstract)

W. Wu , Inst. of Ind. Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
W. Lu , Inst. of Ind. Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
M. Sakauchi , Inst. of Ind. Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
pp. 512

Automatic recognition of facility drawings and street maps utilizing the facility management database (Abstract)

T. Yazawa , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Central Res. Inst. of Electr. Power Ind., Tokyo, Japan
C. Nakajima , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Central Res. Inst. of Electr. Power Ind., Tokyo, Japan
pp. 516

A proposal of efficient interactive recognition system for understanding of map drawings (Abstract)

M. Sakauchi , Inst. of Ind. Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
W. Lu , Inst. of Ind. Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
T. Okuhashi , Inst. of Ind. Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
pp. 520

A new methodology for gray-scale character segmentation and recognition (Abstract)

Dong-June Lee , Dept. of Strategic Technol., Korea Telecom, Seoul, South Korea
Seong-Whan Lee , Dept. of Strategic Technol., Korea Telecom, Seoul, South Korea
pp. 524

Segmentation and recognition of dimension texts in engineering drawings (Abstract)

Wenyin Liu , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Technol., Tsinghua Univ., Beijing, China
Long Tang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Technol., Tsinghua Univ., Beijing, China
Jingbo Gao , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Technol., Tsinghua Univ., Beijing, China
Zesheng Tang , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Technol., Tsinghua Univ., Beijing, China
pp. 528
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