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2013 12th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (2007)
Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
Sept. 23, 2007 to Sept. 26, 2007
ISSN: 1520-5363
ISBN: 0-7695-2822-8
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Introduction

Reviewers (PDF)

pp. xiv
Keynote I

A View on the Past and Future of Character and Document Recognition (Abstract)

H. Fujisawa , Central Research Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd.
pp. 3-7
Session A1: Handwriting Recognition (1)

Using Hidden Markov Models as a Tool for Handwritten Text Line Segmentation (Abstract)

H. Bunke , Universitat Bern, Switzerland
F. Luthy , Universitat Bern, Switzerland
T. Varga , Universitat Bern, Switzerland
pp. 8-

Character Stroke Extraction Based on B-spline Curve Matching by Constrained Alternating Optimization (Abstract)

X. Liu , Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing 100081, China
Y. Jia , Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing 100081, China
pp. 13-17

Non-Uniform Slant Correction for Handwritten Text Line Recognition (Abstract)

H. Bunke , University of Bern, Switzerland
M. Zimmermann , University of Bern, Switzerland
S. Uchida , Kyushu University, Fukuoka-shi, Japan
R. Bertolami , University of Bern, Switzerland
pp. 18-22

Learning to Group Text Lines and Regions in Freeform Handwritten Notes (Abstract)

M. Ye , Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA
P. Viola , Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA
H. Sutanto , Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA
C. Li , Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA
S. Raghupathy , Microsoft Corporation, One Microsoft Way, Redmond, WA
pp. 28-32

Character-Stroke Detection for Text-Localization and Extraction (Abstract)

K. Subramanian , BBN Technologies
P. Natarajan , BBN Technologies
M. Decerbo , BBN Technologies
D. Casta? , Boston University
pp. 33-37
Session A2: On-line Handwriting Recognition (1)

Kernel Modified Quadratic Discriminant Function for Online Handwritten Chinese Characters Recognition (Abstract)

D. Yang , South China University of technology
Q. Huo , South China University of technology
L. Jin , South China University of technology
T. He , South China University of technology
pp. 38-42

A Minimax Classification Approach to HMM-Based Online Handwritten Chinese Character Recognition Robust Against Affine Distortions (Abstract)

Tingting He , The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
Qiang Huo , The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
pp. 43-47

Online Handwritten Japanese Character String Recognition Incorporating Geometric Context (Abstract)

X.-D. Zhou , Chinese Academy of Sciences
C.-L. Liu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
J.-L. Yu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
K. Marukawa , Chinese Academy of Sciences
T. Nagasaki , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 48-52

Minimum Error Discriminative Training for Radical-Based Online Chinese Handwriting Recognition (Abstract)

Y. Zhang , Shanghai Jiao Tong University
F. Soong , Microsoft Research Asia
P. Liu , Microsoft Research Asia
pp. 53-57

HMM-Based Online Handwriting Recognition System for Telugu Symbols (Abstract)

A. Bharath , Hewlett-Packard Labs
R. Sharma , Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, India
G.V. Rao , Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, India
L. Prasanth , Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, India
V. Babu , Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, India
pp. 63-67
Session A3: Document Retrieval

A Fast Keyword-Spotting Technique (Abstract)

S.J. Lu , National University of Singapore
L. Li , National University of Singapore
C.-L. Tan , National University of Singapore
pp. 68-72

Locality Sensitive Pseudo-Code for Document Images (Abstract)

Y. Tanaka , Hokkaido University
K. Terasawa , Hokkaido University
pp. 73-77

XML Data Representation in Document Image Analysis (Abstract)

A. Bela? , Universite Nancy 2 LORIA, France
Y. Rangoni , CNRS ATILF Nancy, France
I. Falk , Universite Nancy 2 LORIA, France
pp. 78-82

Language Models for Handwritten Short Message Services (Abstract)

E. Prochasson , LINA - FRE CNRS 2729 Universite de Nantes
E. Morin , LINA - FRE CNRS 2729 Universite de Nantes
C. Viard-Gaudin , IRCCyN UMR CNRS 6597 Universit? de Nantes
pp. 83-87

Vector Model Based Indexing and Retrieval of Handwritten Medical Forms (Abstract)

V. Govindaraju , University at Buffalo, Amherst, NY
H. Cao , University at Buffalo, Amherst, NY
pp. 88-92

Document Content Inventory and Retrieval (Abstract)

M. Moll , Lehigh University
H. Baird , Lehigh University
pp. 93-97
Poster Session I

Strategies for Large Handwritten Farsi/Arabic Lexicon Reduction (Abstract)

H. El-Abed , Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany
S. Mozaffari , Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.
V. M?rgner , Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany
K. Faez , Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran.
pp. 98-102

Fusing Asynchronous Feature Streams for On-line Writer Identification (Abstract)

H. Bunke , Institute of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, Bern, Switzerland
A. Schlapbach , Institute of Computer Science and Applied Mathematics, Bern, Switzerland
pp. 103-107

Writer Identification in Handwritten Documents (Abstract)

N. Vincent , Universit? Ren? Descartes - Paris 5, France
I. Siddiqi , Universit? Ren? Descartes - Paris 5, France
pp. 108-112

Robust Document Warping with Interpolated Vector Fields (Abstract)

R. Rojas , Freie Universitat Berlin
D. Schneider , Freie Universitat Berlin
M. Block , Freie Universitat Berlin
pp. 113-117

Simultaneous Layout Style and Logical Entity Recognition in a Heterogeneous Collection of Documents (Abstract)

S. Chen , U.S. National Library of Medicine
G. Thoma , U.S. National Library of Medicine
S. Mao , U.S. National Library of Medicine
pp. 118-122

Learning of Pattern-Based Rules for Document Classification (Abstract)

A. Dengel , University of Kaiserslautern
pp. 123-127

A MSD-HMM Approach to Pen Trajectory Modeling for Online Handwriting Recognition (Abstract)

L. Ma , Microsoft Research Asia
P. Liu , Microsoft Research Asia
Y.-J. Wu , Microsoft Research Asia
F. Soong , Microsoft Research Asia
pp. 128-132

HMM-Based Recognizer with Segmentation-free Strategy for Unconstrained Chinese Handwritten Text (Abstract)

H.-J. Huang , Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, P. R. CHINA
Y. Zhou , Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, P. R. CHINA
T.-W. Zhang , Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, P. R. CHINA
T.-H. Su , Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, P. R. CHINA
pp. 133-137

Text Line Segmentation of Historical Arabic Documents (Abstract)

B. Taconet , IUT, Universit? du Havre/GED, Place Robert Schuman, 76610 Le Havre, France
W. Boussellaa , Universit? de Sfax, REGIM, ENIS Route Soukra, Sfax, Tunisie, BPW
L. Likforman-Sulem , GET-Ecole Nationale Sup?rieure des T?l?communications/TSI and CNRS-LTCI
A. Zahour , IUT, Universit? du Havre/GED, Place Robert Schuman, 76610 Le Havre, France
pp. 138-142

Document Images Retrieval Based on Multiple Features Combination (Abstract)

Y. Zhang , Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Xi?an Jiaotong University, China
Y. Song , Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Xi?an Jiaotong University, China
N. Zheng , Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Xi?an Jiaotong University, China
G. Meng , Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Xi?an Jiaotong University, China
pp. 143-147

A Human-Centric Off-Line Signature Verification System (Abstract)

H. Coetzer , University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, South Africa
R. Sabourin , Universite du Quebec, Montreal, Canada
pp. 153-157

A Model Based Book Dewarping Method to Handle 2D Images Captured by a Digital Camera (Abstract)

M. Wu , Peking University
B. Fu , Peking University
R. Li , Peking University
W. Li , Peking University
Z. Xu , Peking University
pp. 158-162

Ink Annotations and their Anchoring in Heterogeneous Digital Documents (Abstract)

S. Raghupathy , Tablet PC Ink Parsing Team, Microsoft Corp
X. Wang , Tablet PC Ink Parsing Team, Microsoft Corp
pp. 163-167

A Method for the Synthesis of Dynamic Biometric Signature Data (Abstract)

M. Fairhurst , University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
C. Rabasse , Universit? de Rouen, Rouen, France
R. Guest , University of Kent, Canterbury, UK
pp. 168-172

Recognition of Broken Characters from Historical Printed Books Using Dynamic Bayesian Networks (Abstract)

L. Likforman-Sulem , Ecole Nationale Sup?rieure des T?l?communications/TSI and CNRS LTCI UMR 5141
M. Sigelle , Ecole Nationale Sup?rieure des T?l?communications/TSI and CNRS LTCI UMR 5141
pp. 173-177

An Efficient Word Segmentation Technique for Historical and Degraded Machine-Printed Documents (Abstract)

M. Makridis , Democritus University of Thrace, 67 100 Xanthi, Greece
B. Gatos , Democritus University of Thrace, 67 100 Xanthi, Greece
N. Nikolaou , Democritus University of Thrace, 67 100 Xanthi, Greece
pp. 178-182

Circular Noises Removal from Scanned Document Images (Abstract)

Y. Song , Xi?an Jiaotong University, China
N. Zheng , Xi?an Jiaotong University, China
G. Meng , Xi?an Jiaotong University, China
Y. Zhang , Xi?an Jiaotong University, China
pp. 183-187

Automatic Extraction of Data from 2-D Plots in Documents (Abstract)

J. Wang , The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
P. Mitra , The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
X. Lu , The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
C.L. Giles , The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA
pp. 188-192

An Efficient Thresholding Algorithm for Brazilian Bank Checks (Abstract)

V. Mac?rio , AiLeader Technologies
B. Bezerra , AiLeader Technologies
C. Zanchettin , AiLeader Technologies
C. Mello , University of Pernambuco
pp. 193-197

Recognition of Fragmented Characters Using Multiple Feature-Subset Classifiers (Abstract)

F. Chang , Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
C.-H. Chou , Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
C.-Y. Guo , Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
pp. 198-202

Web Document Parsing: A New Approach to Modeling Layout-Language Relations (Abstract)

H. Nakagawa , University of Tokyo
M. Yoshida , University of Tokyo
pp. 203-207

Cryptogram Decoding for OCR Using Numerization Strings (Abstract)

G. Huang , University of Massachuse
E. Learned-Miller , University of Massachuse
A. McCallum , University of Massachuse
pp. 208-212

Knowledge-Based Recognition of Utility Map Sub-Diagrams (Abstract)

S. Hickinbotham , University of Leeds
A. Cohn , University of Leeds
pp. 213-217

Synthesis of Chinese Character Using Affine Transformation (Abstract)

L. Jin , South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, 510640, China
X. Zu , South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, 510640, China
pp. 218-222

Adaptive Window Based Uneven Lighting Document Segmentation (Abstract)

W. Han , East China Normal University
G. Gu , East China Normal University
pp. 223-226

A Review of Shape Descriptors for Document Analysis (Abstract)

O.R. Terrades , Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
E. Valveny , Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
S. Tabbone , LORIA-Universit??e Nancy 2, Cedex, France
pp. 227-231

A High Performance European OCR System (Abstract)

Q. Wang , Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, P. R. China
K. Wang , Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, P. R. China
pp. 232-236

Automatic Detection of Document Script and Orientation (Abstract)

C.-L. Tan , National University of Singapore, Kent Ridge, 117543, Singapore
S.J. Lu , National University of Singapore, Kent Ridge, 117543, Singapore
pp. 237-241

Contribution of Multiresolution Description for Archive Document Structure Recognition (Abstract)

B. Co?asnon , IRISA - INSA Campus universitaire de Beaulieu, RENNES CEDEX
A. Lemaitre , IRISA - INSA Campus universitaire de Beaulieu, RENNES CEDEX
J. Camillerapp , IRISA - INSA Campus universitaire de Beaulieu, RENNES CEDEX
pp. 247-251

Iterated Document Content Classification (Abstract)

C. An , Lehigh University
H. Baird , Lehigh University
P. Xiu , Lehigh University
pp. 252-256

Human Image Preference and Document Degradation Models (Abstract)

E. Barney-Smith , Boise State University
C. Hale , Boise State University
pp. 257-261

Text and Layout Information Extraction from Document Files of Various Formats Based on the Analysis of Page Description Language (Abstract)

Yasuhiro Okada , Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Information Technology R&D Center
Fumio Yoda , Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Information Technology R&D Center
Yuichi Okano , Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Information Technology R&D Center
Takashi Hirano , Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Information Technology R&D Center
pp. 262-266

Curved paper rectification for digital camera document images by shape from parallel geodesics using continuous dynamic programming (Abstract)

Hiroaki Takebe , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.
Misako Suwa , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.
Katsuhito Fujimoto , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.
Jun Sun , Fujitsu R&D Center Co., Ltd.
Satoshi Naoi , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.
pp. 267-271

Annotated Databases for the Recognition of Screen-Rendered Text (Abstract)

H.-U. Klein , University of Munster, Germany
X. Jiang , University of Munster, Germany
S. Wachenfeld , University of Munster, Germany
pp. 272-276

An EM Based Algorithm for Skew Detection (Abstract)

A. Egozi , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
M. Fairhurst , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
J. Chapran , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
I. Dinstein , Ben-Gurion University of the Negev
pp. 277-281

A Novel Binarization System for Degraded Document Images (Abstract)

Y. Chen , Shenzhen,Tsinghua University
Y. Xi , Shenzhen,Tsinghua University
D. Jiangwen , ASM Assembly Automation Ltd.,4/F,Watson, Hong Kong
L. Winghong , ASM Assembly Automation Ltd.,4/F,Watson, Hong Kong
F. Shunming , ASM Assembly Automation Ltd.,4/F,Watson, Hong Kong
Q. Liao , Shenzhen,Tsinghua University
pp. 287-291

A Suffix Tree Based Handwritten Chinese Address Recognition System (Abstract)

Z. Ren , Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Y. Jiang , Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
X. Ding , Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
pp. 292-296

Language-Based Feature Extraction Using Template-Matching In Farsi/Arabic Handwritten Numeral Recognition (Abstract)

Farhad Faradji , Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
Majid Ziaratban , Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
Karim Faez , Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran, Iran
pp. 297-301

Locating Charts from Scanned Document Pages (Abstract)

W. Huang , National University of Singapore
C.-L. Tan , National University of Singapore
pp. 307-311

Binarization of Badly Illuminated Document Images through Shading Estimation and Compensation (Abstract)

S.J. Lu , National University of Singapore, Kent Ridge, 117543, Singapore
C.L. Tan , National University of Singapore, Kent Ridge, 117543, Singapore
pp. 312-316

A Multi-stream Approach to Off-Line Handwritten Word Recognition (Abstract)

Y. Kessentini , Laboratoire LITIS EA, university of Rouen, France
T. Paquet , Laboratoire LITIS EA, university of Rouen, France
A. Benhamadou , Laboratoire MIRACL, university of Sfax, Tunisia
pp. 317-321

Finger-Written Chinese Characters Recognition Using Hierarchical LDA (Abstract)

L.-X. Zhen , Motorola China Research Center, Shanghai, 210000, P.R.China
J.-C. Huang , Motorola China Research Center, Shanghai, 210000, P.R.China
D. Yang , School of Electronics and InformationSouth China University of technology
L. Jin , School of Electronics and InformationSouth China University of technology
pp. 322-326

A Case-Based Reasoning Approach for Invoice Structure Extraction (Abstract)

H. Hamza , LORIA, University Nancy 2. France
Y. Bela? , LORIA, University Nancy 2. France
A. Bela? , LORIA, University Nancy 2. France
pp. 327-331

An Approach to Improve Accuracy Rate of On-line Signature Verification Systems of Different Sizes (Abstract)

R. Araujo , AiLeader Technologies - Recife - PE - Brazil
G. Cavalcanti , Federal University of Pernambuco, Centro de Inform?tica, Recife - PE, Brazil
E. Filho , Federal University of Pernambuco, Centro de Inform?tica, Recife - PE, Brazil
pp. 332-336
Keynote II

Energy-Based Models in Document Recognition and Computer Vision (Abstract)

Y. LeCun , New York University
S. Chopra , New York University
F.-J. Huang , New York University
M. Ranzato , New York University
pp. 337-341
Session B1: Handwriting Recognition (2)

Learning Handwritten Digit Recognition by the Max-Min Posterior Pseudo-Probabilities Method (Abstract)

Y. Jia , Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing 100081, China
X. Liu , Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing 100081, China
X. Chen , Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing 100081, China
pp. 342-346

Transform-Invariance in Local Averaging Classifier for Handwritten Digit Pattern Recognition (Abstract)

S. Hotta , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology
pp. 347-351

Identification of Latin-Based Languages through Character Stroke Categorization (Abstract)

S.J. Lu , National University of Singapore, Kent Ridge, 117543, Singapore
L. Li , National University of Singapore, Kent Ridge, 117543, Singapore
Chew Lim Tan , National University of Singapore, Kent Ridge, 117543, Singapore
pp. 352-356

Layout Analysis of Handwritten Historical Documents for Searching the Archive of the Cabinet of the Dutch Queen (Abstract)

Marius Bulacu , University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Lambert Schomaker , University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Tijn van der Zant , University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Rutger van Koert , University of Groningen, The Netherlands
pp. 357-361

Indexing Historical Documents by Word Shape Signatures (Abstract)

G. Sanchez , Universitat Aut`onoma de Barcelona
J. Llad? , Universitat Aut`onoma de Barcelona
pp. 362-366
Session B2: On-line Handwriting Recognition (2)

Combining On-Line and Off-Line Systems for Handwriting Recognition (Abstract)

M. Liwicki , University of Bern
H. Bunke , University of Bern
pp. 372-376

Text/Non-text Ink Stroke Classification in Japanese Handwriting Based on Markov Random Fields (Abstract)

E. Anquetil , Chinese Academy of Sciences
S. Quiniou , Chinese Academy of Sciences
X.-D. Zhou , Chinese Academy of Sciences
C.-L. Liu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 377-381

Use of a Confusion Network to Detect and Correct Errors in an On-Line Handwritten Sentence Recognition System (Abstract)

Solen Quiniou , IRISA - INSA, Rennes Cedex, France
Eric Anquetil , IRISA - INSA, Rennes Cedex, France
pp. 382-386
Session B3: Page Segmentation

Robust Page Segmentation Based on Smearing and Error Correction Unifying Top-down and Bottom-up Approaches (Abstract)

Huaigu Cao , BBN Technologies, Cambridge, MA
Rohit Prasad , BBN Technologies, Cambridge, MA
Ehry MacRostie , BBN Technologies, Cambridge, MA
Prem Natarajan , BBN Technologies, Cambridge, MA
pp. 392-396

Decompose Document Image Using Integer Linear Programming (Abstract)

M. Do , Palo Alto Research Center (PARC)
D. Gao , University of California, San Diego
H. Hindi , Palo Alto Research Center (PARC)
Y. Wang , Palo Alto Research Center (PARC)
pp. 397-401

Character Line Segmentation Based on Feature Clustering (Abstract)

L. Winghong , ASM Assembly Automation Ltd.,4/F,Watson
D. Jiangwen , ASM Assembly Automation Ltd.,4/F,Watson
Y. Xi , Shenzhen,Tsinghua University
Y. Chen , Shenzhen,Tsinghua University
F. Shunming , ASM Assembly Automation Ltd.,4/F,Watson
Q. Liao , Shenzhen,Tsinghua University
pp. 402-406

Document Image Segmentation Using a 2D Conditional Random Field Model (Abstract)

L. Heutte , Laboratoire LITIS EA
S. Nicolas , Laboratoire LITIS EA, France
J. Dardenne , Universit? de Rouen, France
T. Paquet , Laboratoire LITIS EA
pp. 407-411

Text Segmentation from Complex Background Using Sparse Representations (Abstract)

T. Bui , Concordia University
C. Suen , Concordia University
W. Pan , Concordia University
pp. 412-416
Session C1: Classifier

Exploiting Fisher Kernels in Decoding Severely Noisy Document Images (Abstract)

J. Chen , Palo Alto Research Center, 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1314, USA
Y. Wang , Palo Alto Research Center, 3333 Coyote Hill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304-1314, USA
pp. 417-421

K-Nearest Oracle for Dynamic Ensemble Selection (Abstract)

A. Britto Jr. , Pontifical Catholic University of Parana
A.H.-R. Ko , University of Quebec
R. Sabourin , University of Quebec
pp. 422-426

Multi-Objective Optimization for SVM Model Selection (Abstract)

Y. Lecourtier , Laboratoire LITIS, Universite de Rouen, Avenue de l?universite
T. Paquet , Laboratoire LITIS, Universite de Rouen, Avenue de l?universite
C. Chatelain , Laboratoire LITIS, Universite de Rouen, Avenue de l?universite
S. Adam , Laboratoire LITIS, Universite de Rouen, Avenue de l?universite
L. Heutte , Laboratoire LITIS, Universite de Rouen, Avenue de l?universite
pp. 427-431

A Classifier of Similar Characters using Compound Mahalanobis Function based on Difference Subspace (Abstract)

Nei Kato , Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
Hidehisa Nakayama , Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
Junichi Hirayama , Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
pp. 432-436

Extraction of Embedded Class Information from Universal Character Pattern (Abstract)

M. Sakai , Kyushu Univ., Japan
S. Uchida , Kyushu Univ., Japan
K. Kise , Osaka Pref. Univ., Japan
M. Iwamura , Osaka Pref. Univ., Japan
S. Omachi , Tohoku Univ., Japan
pp. 437-441
Session C2: On-line Handwriting Applications

On-Line Handwritten Text Line Detection Using Dynamic Programming (Abstract)

M. Liwicki , University of Bern, Switzerland
H. Bunke , University of Bern, Switzerland
E. Inderm? , University of Bern, Switzerland
pp. 447-451

An Incremental On-line Parsing Algorithm for Recognizing Sketching Diagrams (Abstract)

J. Llad? , Ciencies de la Computacio Edifici O, UAB, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
B. Lamiroy , INPL-LORIA,Ecole des Mines Nancy CEDEX, France
G. S?nchez , Ciencies de la Computacio Edifici O, UAB, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
J. Mas , Ciencies de la Computacio Edifici O, UAB, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
pp. 452-456

New Aspects of InkML for Pen-Based Computing (Abstract)

S. Watt , University of Western Ontario
pp. 457-460

Fr?chet Distance Based Approach for Searching Online Handwritten Documents (Abstract)

Karthik K. , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
E. Sriraghavendra , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
C. Bhattacharyya , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
pp. 461-465
Session C3: Color Analysis and Performance Evaluation

Color Document Synthesis as a Compression Strategy (Abstract)

R. Lins , Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife/PE - Brazil
J. Marcelo Silva , Federal University of Pernambuco, Recife/PE - Brazil
pp. 466-470

Fast Selection of Small and Precise Candidate Sets from Dictionaries for Text Correction Tasks (Abstract)

S. Mihov , IPP, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
K. Schulz , CIS, University of Munich
P. Mitankin , IPP, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
pp. 471-475

Automatic Ground-truth Generation for Document Image Analysis and Understanding (Abstract)

E. Barbu , LITIS - Universit? de Rouen, Saint-Etienne du Rouvray, France
P. H?roux , LITIS - Universit? de Rouen, Saint-Etienne du Rouvray, France
?. Trupin , LITIS - Universit? de Rouen, Saint-Etienne du Rouvray, France
S. Adam , LITIS - Universit? de Rouen, Saint-Etienne du Rouvray, France
pp. 476-480

Identification of Non-Black Inks Using HSV Colour Space (Abstract)

C. Bhagvati , University Of Hyderabad, India
H. Dasari , V.R.Siddhartha Engineering College, India
pp. 486-490
Session D1: Asian Character Recognition

Curvelet-Based Multi SVM Recognizer for Offline Handwritten Bangla: A Major Indian Script (Abstract)

B.B. Chaudhuri , Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Pvt. Ltd, India
A. Majumdar , CVPR Unit, Indian Statistical Unit, Kolkata - 700108,India
pp. 491-495

Off-Line Handwritten Character Recognition of Devnagari Script (Abstract)

F. Kimura , Mie University, Japan
N. Sharma , Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata-108, India
T. Wakabayashi , Mie University, Japan
U. Pal , Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata-108, India
pp. 496-500

Modular Approach to Recognition of Strokes in Telugu Script (Abstract)

A. Jayaraman , Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chennai, India
C.C. Sekhar , Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chennai, India
V.S. Chakravarthy , Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chennai, India
pp. 501-505

Hidden Markov Models for Online Handwritten Tamil Word Recognition (Abstract)

S. Madhvanath , Hewlett-Packard Labs India
Bharath A. , Hewlett-Packard Labs India
pp. 506-510

A Two Stage Recognition Scheme for Handwritten Tamil Characters (Abstract)

S. Parui , Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
U. Bhattacharya , Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
S.K. Ghosh , Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
pp. 511-515
Session D2: Graphics Recognition

A New Syntactic Approach to Graphic Symbol Recognition (Abstract)

W. Zhang , City University of Hong Kong,Hong Kong
W. Liu , City University of Hong Kong,Hong Kong
Y. Yu , City University of Hong Kong,Hong Kong
pp. 516-520

Extraction of Vectorized Graphical Information from Scientific Chart Images (Abstract)

W. Huang , National University of Singapore
C.-L. Tan , National University of Singapore
R. Liu , National University of Singapore
pp. 521-525

Robust Circle Detection (Abstract)

B. Lamiroy , Nancy Universit? - INPL - LORIA, France
L. Fritz , Nancy Universit? - INPL - LORIA, France
O. Gaucher , Nancy Universit? - INPL - LORIA, France
pp. 526-530

Toponym Recognition in Scanned Color Topographic Maps (Abstract)

P. Guitton , University of Bordeaux, France
J. Pouderoux , University of Bordeaux, France
J.-C. Gonzato , University of Bordeaux, France
A. Pereira , University of Bordeaux, France
pp. 531-535

A New Vectorial Signature for Quick Symbol Indexing, Filtering and Recognition (Abstract)

W. Liu , City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
W. Zhang , City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
pp. 536-540
Session D3: Image Preprocessing and Image Classification

PDE-Based Enhancement of Low Quality Documents (Abstract)

I. Nwogu , University at Buffalo, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
V. Govindaraju , University at Buffalo, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Z. Shi , University at Buffalo, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
pp. 541-545

Non-Local Text Image Reconstruction (Abstract)

H. Luong , Ghent University
W. Philips , Ghent University
pp. 546-550

SVM Based Scheme for Thai and English Script Identification (Abstract)

S. Chanda , Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata-108, India
U. Pal , Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata-108, India
O.R. Terrades , Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193, Barcelona, Spain
pp. 551-555

A Hybrid System for Robust Recognition of Ethiopic Script (Abstract)

Y. Assabie , Halmstad University, SE-301 18 Halmstad, Sweden
J. Bigun , Halmstad University, SE-301 18 Halmstad, Sweden
pp. 556-560

WEB Image Classification Based on the Fusion of Image and Text Classifiers (Abstract)

A. Koerich , Pontifical Catholic University of Parana (PUCPR)
F. Enembreck , Pontifical Catholic University of Parana (PUCPR)
P. Kalva , Pontifical Catholic University of Parana (PUCPR)
pp. 561-568
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