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2013 12th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (2003)
Edinburgh, Scotland
Aug. 3, 2003 to Aug. 6, 2003
ISBN: 0-7695-1960-1
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Conference Address

Digital Libraries and Document Image Analysis (Abstract)

Henry S. Baird , Palo Alto Research Center
pp. 2
1A: Multiple Classifiers

A Majority Voting Scheme for Multiresolution Recognition of Handprinted Numerals (Abstract)

U. Bhattacharya , Indian Statistical Institute
B. B. Chaudhuri , Indian Statistical Institute
pp. 16

Combining Multiple Classifiers based on Third-Order Dependency (Abstract)

Hee-Joong Kang , Hansung University
David Doermann , University of Maryland
pp. 21

A New Classifier Simulator for Evaluating Parallel Combination Methods (Abstract)

L. Heutte , Universit? de Rouen, France
Y. Lecourtier , Universit? de Rouen, France
H. Zouari , Universit? de Rouen, France; Universit? de Sfax, Tunisie
A. Alimi , Universit? de Sfax, Tunisie
pp. 26

Combining model-based and discriminative classifiers : application to handwritten character recognition (Abstract)

L. Oudot , Université Pierre & Marie Curie
C. Michel-Sendis , Université Pierre & Marie Curie
A. Moises , Université Pierre & Marie Curie
M. Milgram , Université Pierre & Marie Curie
L. Prevost , Université Pierre & Marie Curie
pp. 31
1B: Feature Analysis

Training on Severely Degraded Text-Line Images (Abstract)

Xiaohu Zhang , Stanford University
Henry S. Baird , Palo Alto Research Center
Prateek Sarkar , Palo Alto Research Center
pp. 38

A Model-based Line Detection Algorithm in Documents (Abstract)

David Doermann , University of Maryland
Huiping Li , University of Maryland
Yefeng Zheng , University of Maryland
pp. 44

Skewscope: The Textual Document Skew Detector (Abstract)

Chew Lim Tan , National University of Singapore
Bo Yuan , National University of Singapore
pp. 49
1C: Document Understanding I

Discerning Structure from Freeform Handwritten Notes (Abstract)

Zile Wei , Microsoft Corporation
Patrice Simard , Microsoft Corporation
David Jones , Microsoft Corporation
Sashi Raghupathy , Microsoft Corporation
Michael Shilman , Microsoft Corporation
pp. 60

Rectifying the Bound Document Image Captured by the Camera: A Model Based Approach (Abstract)

Xiaoqing Ding , Tsinghua University
Huaigu Cao , Tsinghua University
Changsong Liu , Tsinghua University
pp. 71
2A: Applications I

A High Accuracy Rate Commercial Flight Coupon Recognition System (Abstract)

Shanheng Zhao , South China University of Technology
Zhiyan Wang , South China University of Technology
pp. 82

Towards Automatic Video-based Whiteboard Reading (Abstract)

Markus Wienecke , Bielefeld University
Gernot A. Fink , Bielefeld University
Gerhard Sagerer , Bielefeld University
pp. 87

Archive Image Communication with Improved Compression (Abstract)

Martin Fleury , University of Essex
Xiao Wei Yin , University of Essex
Andy C. Downton , University of Essex
pp. 92

Correcting the Document Layout: A Machine Learning Approach (Abstract)

Donato Malerba , Universit? degli Studi di Bari
Margherita Berardi , Universit? degli Studi di Bari
Floriana Esposito , Universit? degli Studi di Bari
Oronzo Altamura , Universit? degli Studi di Bari
Michelangelo Ceci , Universit? degli Studi di Bari
pp. 97
2B: Classifiers - HMM
2C: Segmentation

Detection and Segmentation of Touching Characters in Mathematical Expressions (Abstract)

Seiichi Uchida , Kyushu University
Kazuyuki Michishita , Kyushu University
Masakazu Suzuki , Kyushu University
Akihiro Nomura , Kyushu University
pp. 126

Two Approaches for Text Segmentation in Web Images (Abstract)

D. Karatzas , University of Liverpool
A. Antonacopoulos , University of Liverpool
pp. 131

A Novel Feature Extraction Technique for the Recognition of Segmented Handwritten Characters (Abstract)

M. Blumenstein , Griffith University-Gold Coast Campus, Australia
B. Verma , Griffith University-Gold Coast Campus, Australia
H. Basli , Griffith University-Gold Coast Campus, Australia
pp. 137
Keynote Paper I

Graphics Recognition - from Re-engineering to Retrieval (Abstract)

Bart Lamiroy , LORIA-INPL, ?cole des Mines de Nancy
Karl Tombre , LORIA-INPL, ?cole des Mines de Nancy
pp. 148
3A: Character Recognition

Off-line Character Recognition using On-line Character Writing Information (Abstract)

Hiromitsu Nishimura , Kanagawa Institute of Technology
Takehiko Timikawa , Kanagawa Institute of Technology
pp. 168

Probability Table Compression for Handwritten Character Recognition (Abstract)

Sung-Jung Cho , Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology
Eugene Ratzlaff , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Michael Perrone , IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
pp. 173
3B: Graphics Recognition

A Retargetable Framework for Interactive Diagram Recognition (Abstract)

Edward H. Lank , San Francisco State University
pp. 185

Engineering Drawings Recognition Using a Case-based Approach (Abstract)

Luo Yan , City University of Hong Kong
Liu Wenyin , City University of Hong Kong
pp. 190

Radon Transform for Lineal Symbol Representation (Abstract)

Oriol Ramos Terrades , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Ernest Valveny , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
pp. 195
3C: Non-Latin Alphabets - Korean/Hangul
4A: Applications II

Features for Word Spotting in Historical Manuscripts (Abstract)

R. Manmatha , University of Massachusetts Amherst
Toni M. Rath , University of Massachusetts Amherst
pp. 218

Indexing and retrieval of words in old documents (Abstract)

Giovanni Soda , DSI - University of Florence
Emanuele Marino , DSI - University of Florence
Simone Marinai , DSI - University of Florence
pp. 223

A Generic Recognition System for Making Archives Documents accessible to Public (Abstract)

Ivan Leplumey , IRISA / INSA-D?partement Informatique
Bertrand Co?asnon , Campus universitaire de Beaulieu, IRISA / INRIA
pp. 228
4B: Web Documents

Classification of Web Documents Using a Graph Model (Abstract)

Horst Bunke , University of Bern
Adam Schenker , University of South Florida
Abraham Kandel , University of South Florida
Mark Last , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
pp. 240

Automatic Discovery of Semantic Structures in HTML Documents (Abstract)

Wenfang Tan , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Saikat Mukherjee , State University of New York at Stony Brook
Guizhen Yang , State University of New York at Stony Brook
I.V. Ramakrishnan , State University of New York at Stony Brook
pp. 245

An Architecture for Ink Annotations on Web Documents (Abstract)

Ramanujan Kashi , Avaya Labs Research
Sriram Ramachandran , Rutgers University
pp. 256
4C: Classifiers

Accelerating Large Character Set Recognition using Pivots (Abstract)

Ondrej Velek , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Masaki Nakagawa , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Yiping Yang , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
pp. 262

Confidence-Scoring Post-Processing for Off-Line Handwritten-Character Recognition Verification (Abstract)

John F. Pitrelli , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
Michael P. Perrone , IBM T. J. Watson Research Center
pp. 278
Posters I: Applications

Impact of imperfect OCR on part-of-speech tagging (Abstract)

Xiaofan Lin , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
pp. 284

String Extraction From Color Airline Coupon Image Using Statistical Approach (Abstract)

Zhiyan Wang , South China University of Technology
Yi Li , South China University of Technology
Haizan Zeng , South China University of Technology
pp. 289

Confidence Measures for an Address Reading System (Abstract)

Anja Brakensiek , University Duisburg
Gerhard Rigoll , Technical University Munich
J? Rottland , Siemens Dematic AG
pp. 294

A Vector Approach for Automatic Interpretation of the French Cadatral Map (Abstract)

J-M. Viglino , Institut G?ographique National, Laboratoire MATIS
M. Pierrot-Deseilligny , Institut G?ographique National, Laboratoire MATIS
pp. 304

A Scalable Solution for Integrating Illustrated Parts Drawings into a Class IV Interactive Electronic Technical Manual (Abstract)

Molly L. Boose , The Boeing Company, Seattle, WA
Lawrence S. Baum , The Boeing Company, Seattle, WA
David B. Shema , The Boeing Company, Seattle, WA
pp. 309

On-line Signature Verification Using Local Shape Analysis (Abstract)

Mingfu Zou , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Zhengliang Lou , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Jianjun Tong , Chinese Academy of Sciences
Changping Liu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 314

Photo time-stamp detection and recognition (Abstract)

Hong-Jiang Zhang , Microsoft Research Asia
pp. 319

Text-indicated Writer Verification Using Hidden Markov Models (Abstract)

Tsuyoshi Nagao , Waseda University
Naohisa Komatsu , Waseda University
Yasushi Yamazaki , The Univ. of Kitakyushu
pp. 329

Word Segmentation of Handwritten Dates in Historical Documents by Combining Semantic A-Priori-Knowledge with Local Features (Abstract)

Klaus D. T?nnies , Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg
Markus Feldbach , Otto-von-Guericke University of Magdeburg
pp. 333

Postal Envelope Segmentation by 2-D Histogram Clustering through Watershed Transform (Abstract)

Eduardo Akira Yonekura , PUCPR-Pont?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Paran?
Jacques Facon , PUCPR-Pont?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Paran?
pp. 338

Bank-check Processing System: Modifications Due to the New European Currency (Abstract)

A. Salzo , Consorzio Interuniversitario Nazionale per l?Informatica (CINI)
L. Sarcinella , Consorzio Interuniversitario Nazionale per l?Informatica (CINI)
M. G. Lucchese , Consorzio Interuniversitario Nazionale per l?Informatica (CINI)
D. Impedovo , Consorzio Interuniversitario Nazionale per l?Informatica (CINI)
N. Greco , Consorzio Interuniversitario Nazionale per l?Informatica (CINI)
pp. 343

On Machine Understanding of Online Handwritten Mathematical Expressions (Abstract)

B. B. Chaudhuri , Indian Statistical Institute
Utpal Garain , Indian Statistical Institute
pp. 349

Computerising Natural History Card Archives (Abstract)

G.W. Beccaloni , Natural History Museum, London, UK
A.C. Downton , University of Essex, UK
G.S. Robinson , Natural History Museum, London, UK
S.M. Lucas , University of Essex, UK
G. Patoulas , University of Essex, UK
M.J. Scoble , Natural History Museum, London, UK
pp. 354

Digit Classification on Signboards for Telephone Number Recognition (Abstract)

Yasuaki Nakano , Kyushu Sangyo University
Minoru Maruyama , Shinshu University
Toshihiro Hananoi , Kyushu Sangyo University
Takuma Yamaguchi , Shinshu University
Hidetoshi Miyao , Shinshu University
pp. 359

Numerical Sequence Extraction in Handwritten Incoming Mail Documents (Abstract)

G. Koch , Universit? de Rouen, France
L. Heutte , Universit? de Rouen, France
T. Paquet , Universit? de Rouen, France
pp. 369

Detection, Extraction and Representation of Tables (Abstract)

M. Crucianu , Universit? de Tours - France
J.-Y. Ramel , Universit? de Tours - France
C. Faure , ENST Paris
N. Vincent , Universit? de Tours - France
pp. 374

Numeral recognition for quality control of surgical sachets (Abstract)

Ernest Valveny , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
Antonio L?pez , Universitat Aut?noma de Barcelona
pp. 379

Visualizing Multimedia Content on Paper Documents: Components of Key Frame Selection for Video Paper (Abstract)

Dar-Shyang Lee , Ricoh Innovations, Inc.
Berna Erol , Ricoh Innovations, Inc.
Jonathan J. Hull , Ricoh Innovations, Inc.
Jamey Graham , Ricoh Innovations, Inc.
pp. 389

Detection of Text Marks on Moving Vehicles (Abstract)

Rangachar Kasturi , Pennsylvania State University
Vladimir Y. Mariano , Pennsylvania State University
pp. 393

Automated Detection and Segmentation of Table of Contents Page from Document Images (Abstract)

S. P. Chowdhury , CST Department B. E. College (D.U.)
Bhabatosh Chanda , Indian Statistical Unit
A. K. Das , CST Department B. E. College (D.U.)
S. Mandal , CST Department B. E. College (D.U.)
pp. 398

Features for Neural Net Based Region Identification of Newspaper Documents (Abstract)

Wei Zhang , Boise state University
Tim Andersen , Boise state University
pp. 403

A Bilingual OCR for Hindi-Telugu Documents and its Applications (Abstract)

C. V. Jawahar , International Institute of Information Technology
M. N. S. S. K. Pavan Kumar , International Institute of Information Technology
S. S. Ravi Kiran , International Institute of Information Technology
pp. 408

Writer Identification using Innovative Binarised Features of Handwritten Numerals (Abstract)

Sumit Chachra , Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)
Graham Leedham , Nanyang Technological University
pp. 413

Using Character Recognition and Segmentation to Tell Computer from Humans (Abstract)

Josh Benaloh , One Microsoft Way
Patrice Y. Simard , One Microsoft Way
Richard Szeliski , One Microsoft Way
Julien Couvreur , One Microsoft Way
Iulian Calinov , One Microsoft Way
pp. 418

A Hybrid On/Off Line Handwritten Signature Verification System (Abstract)

Lee Luan Ling , UNICAMP - Universidade Estadual de Campinas
Alessandro Zimmer , UNICAMP - Universidade Estadual de Campinas; Universidade Tuiuti do Paran?
pp. 424

Postal address block location by contour clustering (Abstract)

Venu Govindaraju , Center of Excellence for Document Analysis and Recognition (CEDAR)
Sergey Tulyakov , Center of Excellence for Document Analysis and Recognition (CEDAR)
pp. 429

An HMM On-line Signature Verifier Incorporating Signature Trajectories (Abstract)

Takashi Matsumoto , Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
Daigo Muramatsu , Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan
pp. 438
Keynote Paper II
5A: Word Recognition I

Fast Lexicon-Based Word Recognition in Noisy Index Card Images (Abstract)

Gregory Patoulas , University of Essex
Andy C. Downton , University of Essex
Simon. M. Lucas , University of Essex
pp. 462

Word Searching in CCITT Group 4 Compressed Document Images (Abstract)

Yue Lu , National University of Singapore
Chew Lim Tan , National University of Singapore
pp. 467

A Recognition and Verification Strategy for Handwritten Word Recognition (Abstract)

F. Bortolozzi , Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Paran?, Curitiba, Brazil
M. Morita , ?cole de Technologie Sup?rieure, Montreal, Canada; Centre for Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence, Montreal, Canada
C. Y. Suen , Centre for Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence, Montreal, Canada
R. Sabourin , ?cole de Technologie Sup?rieure, Montreal, Canada; Centre for Pattern Recognition and Machine Intelligence, Montreal, Canada; Pontif?cia Universidade Cat?lica do Paran?, Curitiba, Brazil
pp. 482
5B: Image Processing

Document Image Retrieval Based on 2D Density Distributions of Terms with Pseudo Relevance Feedback (Abstract)

Koichi Kise , Osaka Prefecture University
Yin Wuotang , Osaka Prefecture University
Keinosuke Matsumoto , Osaka Prefecture University
pp. 488

Automatic Thresholding of Gray-level Using Multi-stage Approach (Abstract)

Sue Wu , University of New South Wales
Adnan Amin , University of New South Wales
pp. 493

Improved Nearest Neighbor Based Approach to Accurate Document Skew Estimation (Abstract)

Chew Lim Tan , National University of Singapore
Yue Lu , National University of Singapore
pp. 503

Automatic Filter Selection Using Image Quality Assessment (Abstract)

Andrea Souza , Concordia University
Satoshi Naoi , Fujitsu Labs Ltd.
Ching Y. Suen , Concordia University
Mohamed Cheriet , Concordia University; University of Qu?bec
pp. 508
5C: Non-Latin Alphabets - Kanji/Chinese

Generation of Hierarchical Dictionary for Stroke-order Free Kanji Handwriting Recognition Based on Substroke HMM (Abstract)

Mitsuru Nakai , Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Hiroshi Shimodaira , Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Shigeki Sagayama , The University of Tokyo
pp. 514

On-line Handwritten Japanese Text Recognition free from Constrains on Line Direction and Character Orientation (Abstract)

Motoki Onuma , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
Masaki Nakagawa , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
pp. 519

Nonlinear Active Handwriting Models and Their Applications to Handwritten Chinese Radical Recognition (Abstract)

G. S. Ng , Nanyang Technological University
R. I. Damper , University of Southampton
D. Shi , Nanyang Technological University
S. R. Gunn , University of Southampton
pp. 534
6A: Applications III

Automatic Understanding of Structures in Printed Mathematical Expressions (Abstract)

Utpal Garain , Indian Statistical Institute
Tamaltaru Pal , Indian Statistical Institute
Kumar Swamy H. V. , Indian Statistical Institute
B.B. Chaudhuri , Indian Statistical Institute
Joydip Mitra , Indian Statistical Institute
pp. 540

Recognition of Folding Process from Origami Drill Books (Abstract)

Jien Kato , Nagoya University, Japan
Hiroshi Shimanuki , Nagoya University, Japan
Toyohide Watanabe , Nagoya University, Japan
pp. 550

Text Selection by Structured Light Marking for Hand-held Cameras (Abstract)

Maurizio Pilu , Hewlett-Packard Laboratories
Eve Bertucci , University of Bristol
Majid Mirmehdi , University of Bristol
pp. 555
6B: Word Recognition II

Handwritten Word Recognition based on Structural Characteristics and Lexical Support (Abstract)

G. Kokkinakis , University of Patras
E. Kavallieratou , University of Patras
K. Sgarbas , University of Patras
N. Fakotakis , University of Patras
pp. 562

Texture Feature Characterization for Logical Pre-labeling (Abstract)

Antoine Gagneux , INSA de Lyon
Hubert Emptoz , INSA de Lyon
Pierre Mallet , INSA de Lyon
B?n?dicte Allier , INSA de Lyon
Jean Duong , INSA de Lyon
pp. 567

Parsing N-Best Lists of Handwritten Sentences (Abstract)

Jean-C?dric Chappelier , Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Matthias Zimmermann , University of Bern
Horst Bunke , University of Bern
pp. 572

Handwriting Recognition Using Position Sensitive Letter N-Gram Matching (Abstract)

Adnan El-Nasan , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Sriharsha Veeramachaneni , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
George Nagy , Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
pp. 577
6C: Image Processing II

Correcting Document Image Warping Based on Regression of Curved Text Lines (Abstract)

Chew Lim Tan , National University of Singapore
Zheng Zhang , National University of Singapore
pp. 589

Using Irregular Pyramid for Text Segmentation and Binarization of Gray Scale Images (Abstract)

Chew-Lim Tan , National University of Singapore
Poh-Kok Loo , Singapore Polytechnic
pp. 594

Text Identification in Noisy Document Images Using Markov Random Field (Abstract)

Huiping Li , University of Maryland
David Doermann , University of Maryland
Yefeng Zheng , University of Maryland
pp. 599
Keynote Paper III

Progress in Camera-Based Document Image Analysis (Abstract)

Jian Liang , University of Maryland
Huiping Li , University of Maryland
David Doermann , University of Maryland
pp. 606
7A: Evaluation and Datasets

Evaluating SEE - A Benchmarking System for Document Page Segmentation (Abstract)

Stefan Agne , German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI GmbH)
Andreas Dengel , German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI GmbH)
Bertin Klein , German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI GmbH)
pp. 634
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