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2013 12th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (1999)
Bangalore, India
Sept. 20, 1999 to Sept. 22, 1999
ISBN: 0-7695-0318-7
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Program Committee (PDF)

pp. xxii

Reviewers (PDF)

pp. xxiii

Sponsors (PDF)

pp. xxiv
Session 1: Mo-1: Opening Session - Keynote Address
Session 2: Mo-2A: Multimedia Document Processing

Recognition of License Plate Images: Issues and Perspectives (Abstract)

M. Shridhar , University of Michigan at Dearborn
Leendert Bijnagte , TRW Financial Systems
G. Houle , TRW Financial Systems
J.W.V. Miller , University of Michigan at Dearborn
pp. 17
Session 3: Mo-2B: Character Recognition

Structure Relation between Classes for Supervised Learning Using Pretopology (Abstract)

H. Emptoz , I.N.S.A. de LYON
F. LeBourgeois , I.N.S.A. de LYON
M. Bouayad , I.N.S.A. de LYON
pp. 33

A Simple Invariant Mapping Applied to Hand-Written Pre-Segmented Character Recognition (Abstract)

Nawwaf N Kharma , University of British Columbia
Rabab K Ward , University of British Columbia
pp. 41

Multi-Scaled and Multi Oriented Character Recognition: An Original Strategy (Abstract)

J. Gardes , University of Rouen
J.M. Ogier , Laboratory LASTI, ENSSAT
S. Adam , CNET - DES/OLI - 6 and University of Rouen
Y. Lecourtier , University of Rouen
R. Mullot , Laboratory LASTI, ENSSAT
pp. 45
Session 4: Mo-2C: Document Image Processing I

A Wavelet Approach to Extracting Contours of Document Images (Abstract)

L. Feng , Hong Kong Baptist University
L.H. Yang , Zhongshan (Sun Yatsen) University
Y.Y. Tang , Hong Kong Baptist University
pp. 71

Character String Extraction from a Color Document (Abstract)

Hiroshi Maruyama , Toyama University
Mitsuru Sakai , Toyama University
Hiroyuki Hase , Toyama University
Toshiyuki Shinokawa , Toyama University
Masaaki Yoneda , Toyama University
pp. 75
Session 5: Mo-3A: Poster Session I — Applications, Checks, Forms and Music

Character Recognition in Bookshelf Images Using Context-Based Image Templates (Abstract)

Norihiro Hagita , NTT Communication Science Laboratories
Minako Sawaki , NTT Communication Science Laboratories
Hiroshi Murase , NTT Communication Science Laboratories
pp. 79

Automatic Reading of Handwritten Chemical Formulas from a Structural Representation of the Image (Abstract)

Guillaume Boissier , Reconnaissance de Formes & Vision
Jean-Yves Ramel , Laboratoire ICTT
Hubert Emptoz , Reconnaissance de Formes & Vision
pp. 83

Accelerating the 2-D Mallat Decomposition Algorithm with Cyclical Convolution and FNTT (Abstract)

Hong Ma , Hong Kong Baptist University
De B. Ren , Hong Kong Baptist University
Yan Tang , Hong Kong Baptist University
Zhi K. Chen , Hong Kong Baptist University
Yuan Y. Tang , Hong Kong Baptist University
Qi Sun , Hong Kong Baptist University
pp. 87

A Feature Calibration Method For Watermarking Of Document Images (Abstract)

Daigo Misaki , Tokyo Metropolitan University
Tomio Amano , IBM Research, Tokyo Research Laboratory,
pp. 91

Automatic Storage, Retrieval and Visualization of Bank Check Images (Abstract)

Luan Ling Lee , University of Campinas
Alessandro L. Koerich , ?cole de Technologie Sup?rieure
pp. 111

On Musical Score Recognition Using Probabilistic Reasoning (Abstract)

David Doermann , University of Maryland at College Park
Marc Vuilleumier Stückelberg , University of Geneva
pp. 115

Image Sorting - Image Classification: A Global Approach (Abstract)

Jacques Labiche , Universit? de Rouen
Stéphane Clavier , Universit? de Caen
Eric Clavier , LAP -ISMRa
pp. 123

A Technique of Mathematical Expression Structure Analysis for the Handwriting Input System (Abstract)

Masakazu Suzuki , Kyushu University
Fumikazu Tamari , Fukuoka University of Education
Xie Ming , Kyushu University
I Sou , Fukuoka University of Education
Ryoji Fukuda , Oita University
pp. 131
Session 6: Mo-3B: Poster Session I — Document Image Processing, DAS, Electronic Documents, Document Segmentation

A Two Level Knowledge Approach for Understanding Documents of a Multi-Class Domain (Abstract)

E. Francesconi , Universit? di Firenze
F. Cesarini , Universit? di Firenze
G. Soda , Universit? di Firenze
M. Gori , Universit? di Siena
pp. 135

Character Extraction from Noisy Background for an Automatic Reference System (Abstract)

Toyohide Watanabe , Nagoya University
Hiroyuki Hase , Toyama University
Hideyuki Negishi , Toyama University
Jien Kato , Toyama University
pp. 143

A Range Free Skew Detection Technique for Digitized Gurmukhi Script Documents (Abstract)

G S Lehal , Punjabi University
Renu Dhir , Regional Engineering College at Jalandhar
pp. 147

Skew Detection via Principal Components Analysis (Abstract)

Tal Steinherz , Tel-Aviv University
Ehud Rivlin , Technion
Nathan Intrator , Tel-Aviv University
pp. 153

Binarization of Document Images Using Hadamard Multiresolution Analysis (Abstract)

Kung-Hao Liang , Academia Sinica
Tzu-Ming Tan , Academia Sinica
Fu Chang , Academia Sinica
Wen-Liang Hwang , Academia Sinica
pp. 157

A Memory Efficient Method for Fast Transposing Run-Length Encoded Images (Abstract)

Vishal Misra , Bell Atlantic Network Systems and University of Massachusetts at Amherst
Atul K Chhabra , Bell Atlantic Network Systems
Juan F Arias , Bell Atlantic Network Systems
pp. 161

An Enhanced Skew Angle Estimation Technique for Binary Document Images (Abstract)

Huiye Ma , Beijing Graduate School of China
Zhenwei Yu , University of Mining & Technology
pp. 165

Text/Graphics Separation Using Agent-Based Pyramid Operations (Abstract)

Chew Lim Tan , National University of Singapore
Weihua Huang , National University of Singapore
Bo Yuan , National University of Singapore
Zheng Zhang , National University of Singapore
Qian Wang , National University of Singapore
pp. 169

Region Description and Comparative Analysis Using a Tesseral Representation (Abstract)

F.P. Coenen , University of Liverpool
A. Antonacopoulos , University of Liverpool
pp. 193

An SGML Based Viewer for Form Documents (Abstract)

Erkan Arslan , Middle East Technical University
Volkan Atalay , Middle East Technical University
pp. 201

Information Capturing Camera and Developmental Issues (Abstract)

Yoshihiro Okada , Ryukoku University
Hiromichi Fujisawa , Hitachi, Ltd.
Seong-Whan Lee , Korea University
Hiroshi Sako , Hitachi, Ltd.
pp. 205
Session 7: Mo-3C: Poster Session I — Character Recognition, Classification, Handwritten Character Recognition

Hybrid Pen-Input Character Recognition System Based on Integration of Online-Offline Recognition (Abstract)

Kenji Nakajima , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.
Masaki Nakagawa , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Katsuhiko Akiyama , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.
Hiroshi Tanaka , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.
Kazushi Ishigaki , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.
pp. 209

Preprocessing and Structural Features for a Multi-Fonts Arabic/Persian OCR (Abstract)

Adnan Amin , University of New South Wales
Madana Kavianifar , University of New South Wales
pp. 213

Feature Extraction by Fractal Dimensions (Abstract)

Yuan Y. Tang , Hong Kong Baptist University
Yu Tao , Hong Kong Baptist University
pp. 217

Recognition of Hand-Printed Characters via Induct-RDR (Abstract)

Adnan Amin , University of New South Wales
Sameer Singh , University of Exeter
pp. 221

Recognition of Real-Life Character Samples Using a Structural Variation and Degradation Model (Abstract)

Hans A. Hegt , Eindhoven University of Technology
Nadeem A. Khan , Eindhoven University of Technology
pp. 225

Neural versus Syntactic Recognition of Handwritten Numerals (Abstract)

João Marques de Carvalho , CCT - UFPB - Campus II
Luciana R. Veloso , CCT - UFPB - Campus II
pp. 233

Recognition of English and Arabic Numerals Using a Dynamic Number of Hidden Neurons (Abstract)

Rita A. Yacoub , Concordia University
Fady N. Said , Concordia University
Ching Y. Suen , Concordia University
pp. 237

Neural Based Handwritten Character Recognition (Abstract)

Harish Kumar , Indian Institute of Technology
M. Hanmandlu , Indian Institute of Technology
pp. 241

An Integrated Pattern Recognition System and its Application (Abstract)

Ruwei Dai , University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus Chinese Academy of Sciences
Jing Hua , University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus Chinese Academy of Sciences
Lixin Wang , University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Campus Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 245

A Segmentation-Free Recognition of Two Touching Numerals Using Neural Network (Abstract)

Il-Seok Oh , Chonbuk National University
Soon-Man Choi , Chonbuk National University
pp. 253

Handwritten Numeral Recognition Using Neural Networks: Improving the Accuracy by Discriminative Training (Abstract)

Cheng-Lin Liu , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Masaki Nakagawa , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
pp. 257

Recovery of Drawing Order from Scanned Images of Multi-Stroke Handwriting (Abstract)

Makoto Yasuhara , The University of Electro-Communications
Yoshiharu Kato , The University of Electro-Communications
pp. 261

Automatic Classification of Deformed Handwritten Numeral Characters (Abstract)

Luan Ling Lee , State University of Campinas
Natanael Rodrigues Gomes , State University of Campinas
pp. 269
Session 8: Mo-4A: Information Retrieval

Document Image Layout Comparison and Classification (Abstract)

Ramanujan Kashi , Lucent Technologies Bell Labs
Jianying Hu , Lucent Technologies Bell Labs
Gordon Wilfong , Lucent Technologies Bell Labs
pp. 285

Multimedia Database Retrieval Using Hand-Drawn Sketches (Abstract)

Gerhard Rigoll , Gerhard-Mercator-University Duisburg
Stefan Müller , Gerhard-Mercator-University Duisburg
Stefan Eickeler , Gerhard-Mercator-University Duisburg
pp. 289

New Use for the Pen: Outline-Based Image Queries (Abstract)

Edward de Leau , Nijmegen University
Lambert Schomaker , Nijmegen University
Louis Vuurpijl , Nijmegen University
pp. 293

On the Use of Density Distribution of Keywords for Automated Generation of Hypertext Links from Arbitrary Parts of Documents (Abstract)

Hiroyuki Mizuno , Osaka Prefecture University
Koichi Kise , Osaka Prefecture University
Masashi Yamaguchi , Osaka Prefecture University
Keinosuke Matsumoto , Osaka Prefecture University
pp. 301

Duplicate Detection for Symbolically Compressed Documents (Abstract)

Dar-Shyang Lee , Ricoh Silicon Valley, Inc.
Jonathan J. Hull , Ricoh Silicon Valley, Inc.
pp. 305
Session 9: Mo-4B: Postal Automation

Information Theoretic Analysis of Postal Address Fields for Automatic Address Interpretation (Abstract)

Venugopal Govindaraju , State University of New York at Buffalo
Sargur N. Srihari , State University of New York at Buffalo
Wen-jann Yang , State University of New York at Buffalo
pp. 309

A New Approach for Multilingual Address Recognition (Abstract)

A. Nakao , Toshiba Corporation
T. Akagi , Toshiba Corporation
N. Natori , Toshiba Corporation
H. Mizutani , Toshiba Corporation
Y. Aoki , Toshiba Corporation
pp. 313

A Method for Street Number Matching in Japanese Address Recognition (Abstract)

Y. Ueda , Hitachi Ltd.
K. Marukawa , Hitachi Ltd.
H. Fujisawa , Hitachi Ltd.
H. Ogata , Hitachi Ltd.
H. Sako , Hitachi Ltd.
pp. 321

Continuous Learning Systems Postal Address Readers with Built-In Learning Capability (Abstract)

Udo Miletzki , Siemens ElectroCom GmbH
Thomas Bayer , Siemens ElectroCom GmbH
Hartmut Schäfer , Siemens ElectroCom GmbH
pp. 329
Session 10: Mo-4C: Font Recognition

Fast Identification of Stop Words for Font Learning and Keyword Spotting (Abstract)

Tin Kam Ho , Bell Laboratories, Lucent Technologies
pp. 333

Advances in the BBN BYBLOS OCR System (Abstract)

Richard Schwartz , BBN Technologies, GTE Corp.
Premkumar Natarajan , BBN Technologies, GTE Corp.
Issam Bazzi , BBN Technologies, GTE Corp.
Zhidong Lu , BBN Technologies, GTE Corp.
John Makhoul , BBN Technologies, GTE Corp.
pp. 337

Extraction of Type Style Based Meta-Information from Imaged Documents (Abstract)

U. Garain , Indian Statistical Institute
B.B. Chaudhuri , Indian Statistical Institute
pp. 341

A Novel Method for Discriminating Between Oriental and European Languages by Fractal Features (Abstract)

Dihua Xi , Korea University
Seong-Whan Lee , Korea University
Yuan Y. Tang , Hong Kong Baptist University
pp. 345

Font Recognition Based on Global Texture Analysis (Abstract)

Tieniu Tan , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Yong Zhu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Yunhong Wang , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 349
Session 11: Tu-1: Plenary Session
Session 12: Tu-2A: Document Analysis Systems

Robust OCR of Degraded Documents (Abstract)

Issam Bazzi , BBN Technologies, GTE Corp.
John Makhoul , BBN Technologies, GTE Corp.
Premkumar Natarajan , BBN Technologies, GTE Corp.
Richard Schwartz , BBN Technologies, GTE Corp.
Zhidong Lu , BBN Technologies, GTE Corp.
pp. 357

WISDOM++: An Interactive and Adaptive Document Analysis System (Abstract)

Floriana Esposito , Universit? degli Studi di Bari
Oronzo Altamura , Universit? degli Studi di Bari
Donato Malerba , Universit? degli Studi di Bari
pp. 366

Analysis of Synthetic Document Images (Abstract)

Rolf Ingold , University of Fribourg
Lyse Robadey , University of Fribourg
Oliver Hitz , University of Fribourg
pp. 374
Session 13: Tu-2C: Classification

Prototype Learning Algorithms for Nearest Neighbor Classifier with Application to Handwritten Character Recognition (Abstract)

Masaki Nakagawa , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Cheng-Lin Liu , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
pp. 378

Heeding More Than the Top Template (Abstract)

Prateek Sarkar , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
George Nagy , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
pp. 382

Evaluation of Combination Methods (Abstract)

S. Impedovo , Universit? degli Studi di Bari
A. Salzo , Universit? degli Studi di Bari
pp. 394
Session 14: Tu-3A: OCR for Indian Languages

Segmentation of Bangla Handwritten Text into Characters by Recursive Contour Following (Abstract)

B.B. Chaudhuri , Indian Statistical Institute
A. Bishnu , Indian Statistical Institute
pp. 402

Script Line Separation from Indian Multi-Script Documents (Abstract)

U. Pal , Indian Statistical Institute
B.B. Chaudhuri , Indian Statistical Institute
pp. 406

On How to Describe Shapes of Devanagari Characters and Use Them for Recognition (Abstract)

Veena Bansal , Indian Institute of Technology
R.M.K. Sinha , Michigan State University
pp. 410

The Independent Components of Characters are 'Strokes' (Abstract)

S. Bhagavathy , Karnataka Regional Engineering College
S.H. Srinivasan , Institute for Robotics & Intelligent Systems
K.R. Ramakrishnan , Indian Institute of Science
pp. 414

A Study of Representations for Pen Based Handwriting Recognition of Tamil Characters (Abstract)

S.S. Keerthi , Indian Institute of Science
C.S. Sundaresan , Indian Institute of Science
pp. 422
Session 15: Tu-3B: Handwriting Recognition I

Advanced State Clustering for Very Large Vocabulary HMM-based On-Line Handwriting Recognition (Abstract)

Daniel Willett , Mercator University Duisburg
Gerhard Rigoll , Mercator University Duisburg
Andreas Kosmala , Mercator University Duisburg
pp. 442
Session 16: Tu-3C: Performance Evaluation

Quality Evaluation of Document Segmentation Results (Abstract)

Michael Thulke , Technical University Braunschweig
Volker Märgner , Technical University Braunschweig
Andreas Dengel , German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence-DFKI
pp. 450

Document Image Quality: Making Fine Discriminations (Abstract)

Henry S. Baird , Xerox Palo Alto Research Center
pp. 459

A Two-State Markov Chain Model of Degraded Document Images (Abstract)

P.K. Das , Jadavpur University
Shamik Sural , NIIT Limited
pp. 463
Session 17: Tu-4A: Graphics Recognition

A Hough-Based Method for Hatched Pattern Detection in Maps and Diagrams (Abstract)

Josep Lladós , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Jaime López-Krahe , Universit? Paris 8
Enric Martí , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
pp. 479

Application of Deformable Template Matching to Symbol Recognition in Hand-written Architectural Drawings (Abstract)

Enric Martí , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Ernest Valveny , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
pp. 483
Session 18: Tu-4B: Oriental Character Recognition

An Off-Line Character Recognition Method Employing Model-Dependent Pattern Normalization by an Elastic Membrane Model (Abstract)

Masaki Nakagawa , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Takeshi Nagasaki , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Tadashi Yanagida , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
pp. 495
Session 19: Tu-4C: Checks, Forms and Music

Model-Based Character Extraction from Complex Backgrounds (Abstract)

Mohamed Cheriet , Concordia University and Universit? du Qu?bec
Ching Y. Suen , Concordia University
Xiangyun Ye , Concordia University and Universit? du Qu?bec
pp. 511

Projection Based Segmentation of Musical Sheets (Abstract)

S. Marinai , Universit? di Firenze
P. Nesi , Universit? di Firenze
pp. 515

Extracting Patron Data from Check Images (Abstract)

S. Madhvanath , IBM Almaden Research Center
K.M. Mohiuddin , IBM Almaden Research Center
S. McCauliff , IBM Almaden Research Center
pp. 519

EXTRAFOR: Automatic EXTRAction of Mathematical FORmulas (Abstract)

A. Kacem , ENSI-RIADI
M. Ben Ahmed , ENSI-RIADI
A. Belaïd , LORIA-CNRS
pp. 527

A Robust Method for Unknown Forms Analysis (Abstract)

Li Xingyuan , Harbin Institute of Technology
David Doermann , University of Maryland at College Park
Wen Gao , Harbin Institute of Technology
Weon-Geun Oh , Systems Engineering Research Institute
pp. 531
Session 20: We-1B: Word Recognition

Dictionary Preselection in a Neuro-Markovian Word Recognition System (Abstract)

B. Dorizzi , Insitut National des T?l?communications
Z. Wimmer , Vision Objects
P. Gallinari , University Paris 6
pp. 539

An Efficient Algorithm for Matching a Lexicon with a Segmentation Graph (Abstract)

David Y. Chen , University of California at Berkley
Jianchang Mao , IBM Almaden Research Center
K. Mohiuddin , IBM Almaden Research Center
pp. 543

Whole Word Recognition in Facsimile Images (Abstract)

N. Sherkat , Nottingham Trent University
T.J. Allen , Nottingham Trent University
pp. 547
Session 21: We-1C: Document Segmentation

A Statistically Based, Highly Accurate Text-Line Segmentation Method (Abstract)

Robert M. Haralick , University of Washington
Ihsin T. Phillips , Seattle University
Jisheng Liang , University of Washington
pp. 551

Structured Document Segmentation and Representation by the Modified X-Y tree (Abstract)

S. Marinai , Universit? di Firenze
M. Gori , Universit? di Siena
F. Cesarini , Universit? di Firenze
G. Soda , Universit? di Firenze
pp. 563
Session 22: We-2A: Electronic Documents

Retrieval from Spoken Documents Using Content and Speaker Information (Abstract)

Mahesh Viswanathan , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
Satya Dharanipragada , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
Homayoon S.M. Beigi , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
Alain Tritschler , IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center
pp. 567

Online Handwriting Data Acquisition Using a Video Camera (Abstract)

T. Yamasaki , Kagawa University
T. von Siebenthal , Universit?t Bern
M. Schenkel , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
H. Bunke , Universit?t Bern
pp. 573

On-Line Correction of Web Pages (Abstract)

Hélène Richy , Universitaire de Beaulieu
Guy Lorette , Universitaire de Beaulieu
pp. 581

Document Transport, Transfer and Exchange: Security and Commercial Aspects (Abstract)

Réjean Plamondon , ?cole Polytechnique de Montr?al
Octavian Ureche , ?cole Polytechnique de Montr?al
pp. 585
Session 23: We-2B: Handwriting Recognition II

Lazy Evaluation for Best-First Contextual Handwriting Recognition (Abstract)

L. Du , University of Essex
A.C. Downton , University of Essex
S.M. Lucas , University of Essex
pp. 589

Selection of Reference Signatures for Automatic Signature Verification (Abstract)

A. Guerriero , Polit?cnico di Bari
G. Dimauro , Universit? degli Studi di Bari
G. Pirlo , Universit? degli Studi di Bari
S. Impedovo , Universit? degli Studi di Bari
V. Di Lecce , Polit?cnico di Bari
A. Salzo , Universit? degli Studi di Bari
L. Sarcinella , Universit? degli Studi di Bari
pp. 597

Efficient Word Segmentation Driven by Unconstrained Handwritten Phrase Recognition (Abstract)

Jaehwa Park , State University of New York at Buffalo
Sargur N. Srihari , State University of New York at Buffalo
Venu Govindaraju , State University of New York at Buffalo
pp. 605
Session 24: We-2C: Document Image Processing II

Affine-Invariant Correlation of Gray-Scale Characters Using GAT Iteration (Abstract)

Yoshimasa Kimura , Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
Toru Wakahara , Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
pp. 613

A Robust Skew Detection Algorithm for Grayscale Document Image (Abstract)

Xiaoqing Ding , Tsinghua University
Ming Chen , Tsinghua University
pp. 617

DjVu: Analyzing and Compressing Scanned Documents for Internet Distribution (Abstract)

Patrick Haffner , AT&T Labs-Research
Léon Bottou , AT&T Labs-Research
Paul G. Howard , AT&T Labs-Research
Yann LeCun , AT&T Labs-Research
pp. 625

Skew Detection of Document Images by Focused Nearest-Neighbor Clustering (Abstract)

Dubravka Widmer-Kljajo , University of Bern
Horst Bunke , University of Bern
Xiaoyi Jiang , University of Bern
pp. 629
Session 25: We-3A: Poster Session II — Oriental Character Recognition, OCR for Indian Languages

A Segmentation Algorithm for Handwritten Chinese Character Strings (Abstract)

Youshou Wu , Tsinghua University
Xiaoqing Ding , Tsinghua University
Jiang Gao , Tsinghua University
pp. 633

The Feature Extraction of Chinese Character Based on Contour Information (Abstract)

Yu Tao , Hong Kong Baptist University
Yuan Y. Tang , Hong Kong Baptist University
pp. 637

Automatic Separation of Machine-Printed and Hand-Written Text Lines (Abstract)

U. Pal , Indian Statistical Institute
B.B. Chaudhuri , Indian Statistical Institute
pp. 645

Spatio-Temporal Unified Model for On-Line Handwritten Chinese Character Recognition (Abstract)

Jing Zheng , Tsinghua University
Youshou Wu , Tsinghua University
Zhan Lu , Tsinghua University
Xiaoqing Ding , Tsinghua University
pp. 649

Single-Character Segmentation for Handprinted Thai Word (Abstract)

Manas Sangworasil , King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL),
Meechai Lohakan Surapan Airphaiboon , King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL),
pp. 661

Identifying Devnagri Characters (Abstract)

R.R. Karnik , Karnik Consultants Computer Engineers
pp. 669
Session 26: We-3B: Poster Session II — Graphics Recognition, Information Retrieval, Multimedia, Performance Evaluation

Stepwise Segmentation and Interpretation of Section Representations in Vectorized Drawings (Abstract)

Arno Michelis , University of Karlsruhe (TH),
Hans Grabowski , University of Karlsruhe (TH),
Chenguang Liu , University of Karlsruhe (TH),
pp. 677

Content-Based Indexing and Retrieval Method of Chinese Document Images (Abstract)

Bing Liu , Northeastern University
Yaodong He , Northeastern University
Hong Zhao , Northeastern University
Zao Jiang , Northeastern University
pp. 685

Symbolic Representation and Distributed Matching Strategies for Schematics (Abstract)

Svetha Venkatesh , Penn State University
Geoff A.W. West , Curtin University of Technology
Masahiro Takatsuka , Ohio State University
Terry M. Caelli , Curtin University of Technology
pp. 693

Searching an Engineering Drawing Database for User-Specified Shapes (Abstract)

Gerhard Rigoll , Gerhard-Mercator-University Duisburg
Stefan Müller , Gerhard-Mercator-University Duisburg
pp. 697

A Full English Sentence Database for Off-Line Handwriting Recognition (Abstract)

U.-V. Marti , University of Bern
H. Bunke , University of Bern
pp. 705

On the Evaluation of Document Analysis Components by Recall, Precision, and Accuracy (Abstract)

Rainer Hoch , SAP AG, Basis Systems & Services
Markus Junker , German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) GmbH
Andreas Dengel , German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) GmbH
pp. 713
Session 27: We-3C: Poster Session II — Handwriting Recognition, Postal Automation

Destination Address Block Location on Handwritten Chinese Envelope (Abstract)

Junliang Xue , Tsinghua University
Shiyan Pan , Tsinghua University
Xiaoqing Ding , Tsinghua University
Hongwei Kong , Tsinghua University
Changsong Liu , Tsinghua University
pp. 737

Evaluation and Improvement of Slant Estimation for Handwritten Words (Abstract)

Fumitaka Kimura , Mie University
Malayappan Shridhar , University of Michigan at Dearborn
Yimei Ding , Mie University
Yasuji Miyake , Mie University
pp. 753

An Off-Line Signature Verification System Using an Extracted Displacement Function (Abstract)

Mitsu Yoshimura , Nagoya City University
Yoshiki Mizukami , Yamaguchi University
Isao Yoshimura , Science University of Tokyo
Hidetoshi Miike , Yamaguchi University
pp. 757

A New Method of Character Line Extraction from Mixed-Unformatted Document Image for Japanese Mail Address Recognition (Abstract)

Toshio Tsutsumida , Institute for Posts and Telecommunications Policy (IPTP)
Xian Wang , State University of New York at Buffalo
pp. 769

Script Recognition Using Inhomogeneous P2DHMM and Hierarchical Search Space Reduction (Abstract)

Volker Märgner , Technical University Braunschweig
Rolf Bippus , Technical University Braunschweig
pp. 773

Influence of Word Length on Handwriting Recognition (Abstract)

F. Grandidier , Concordia University and ?cole de Technologie Sup?rieure
A. El-Yacoubi , Concordia University and Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Paran?
R. Sabourin , Concordia University and ?cole de Technologie Sup?rieure
C.Y. Suen , Concordia University
M. Gilloux , RMO, Service de Recherche Technique de La Poste
pp. 777

A Principal Component Approach to Classification of Handwritten Words (Abstract)

M. Ebadian Dehkordi , The Notthingham Trent University
N. Sherkat , The Notthingham Trent University
R.J. Withrow , The Notthingham Trent University
pp. 781

A Smoothness Index Based Approach for Off-Line Signature Verification (Abstract)

P.C.K. Kwok , The University of Hong Kong
Y.K. Wong , The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
B. Fang , The University of Hong Kong
Y.Y. Tang , Hong Kong Baptist University
C.H. Leung , The University of Hong Kong
Y.Y. Wang , The University of Hong Kong
K.W. Tse , The University of Hong Kong
pp. 785
Session 28: We-4B: Handwritten Character Recogntion

On-Line Adaptation in Recognition of Handwritten Alphanumeric Characters (Abstract)

Jorma Laaksonen , Helsinki University of Technology
Vuokko Vuori , Helsinki University of Technology
Jari Kangas , Nokia
Erkki Oja , Helsinki University of Technology
pp. 792

Dynamically Expanding Context as Committee Adaptation Method in On-Line Recognition of Handwritten Latin Characters (Abstract)

Jorma Laaksonen , Helsinki University of Technology
Matti Aksela , Helsinki University of Technology
Jari Kangas , Nokia
Erkki Oja , Helsinki University of Technology
pp. 796

Multi-Experts for Touching Digit String Recognition (Abstract)

Sargur Srihari , State University of New York at Buffalo
Venu Govindaraju , State University of New York at Buffalo
Xian Wang , State University of New York at Buffalo
pp. 800

Cursive Character Detection Using Incremental Learning (Abstract)

Marc Parizeau , Laval University
Jean-François Hébert , Laval University
Nadia Ghazzali , Laval University
pp. 808

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