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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
Poster Session II

Assessing and Improving the Quality of Document Images Acquired with Portable Digital Cameras (Abstract)

Andr? Ricardson Gomes e Silva , Universidade Federal de Pernambuco - Brazil
R. Lins , Universidade Federal de Pernambuco - Brazil
G.P. e Silva , Universidade Federal de Pernambuco - Brazil
pp. 569-573

A Multi-Stage Strategy to Perspective Rectification for Mobile Phone Camera-Based Document Images (Abstract)

K. Fujimoto , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd, Kawasaki, Japan
Y. Fujii , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd, Kawasaki, Japan
H. Takebe , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd, Kawasaki, Japan
K. Kurokawa , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd, Kawasaki, Japan
X.C. Yin , Fujitsu R&D Co. Ltd, Beijing, China
S. Naoi , Fujitsu R&D Co. Ltd, Beijing, China
J. Sun , Fujitsu R&D Co. Ltd, Beijing, China
pp. 574-578

Degraded Character Recognition by Complementary Classifiers Combination (Abstract)

J. Sun , Fujitsu R&D Center Co., Ltd, Beijing, China
Y. Hotta , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd, Kawasaki, Japan
K. Fujimoto , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd, Kawasaki, Japan
S. Naoi , Fujitsu R&D Center Co., Ltd, Beijing, China
K. Huang , Fujitsu R&D Center Co., Ltd, Beijing, China
pp. 579-583

Middle Zone Component Extraction and Recognition of Telugu Document Image (Abstract)

Pratap Reddy L. , JNTU College of Engg., India
Satyaprasad L. , Jyothi College of Engg., India
A.S.C.S. Sastry , GVP College of Engg., India
pp. 584-588

An SVM-Based High-accurate Recognition Approach for Handwritten Numerals by Using Difference Features (Abstract)

Yoshinobu Hotta , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Kawasaki, Japan
Kaizhu Huang , Fujitsu Research & Development Center, China
Jun Sun , Fujitsu Research & Development Center, China
Satoshi Naoi , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Kawasaki, Japan
Katsuhito Fujimoto , Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd., Kawasaki, Japan
pp. 589-593

Text Line Detection in Unconstrained Handwritten Documents Using a Block-Based Hough Transform Approach (Abstract)

C. Halatsis , University of Athens, Greece
G. Louloudis , University of Athens, Greece
B. Gatos , Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications
pp. 599-603

Systematic Multi-Path HMM Topology Design for Online Handwriting Recognition of East Asian Characters (Abstract)

Dongmei Zhang , Microsoft Research Asia
Yu Zou , Microsoft Research Asia
Xinjian Chen , Microsoft Research Asia
Ming Chang , Microsoft Research Asia
Shi Han , Microsoft Research Asia
pp. 604-608

Bibliographic Meta-Data Extraction Using Probabilistic Finite State Transducers (Abstract)

M. Kramer , German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Kaiserslautern, Germany
H. Kaprykowsky , 1German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Kaiserslautern, Germany
D. Keysers , 1German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Kaiserslautern, Germany
T. Breuel , 1German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Kaiserslautern, Germany
pp. 609-613

Perceptive Vision for Headline Localisation in Bangla Handwritten Text Recognition (Abstract)

B. Co?asnon , IRISA - INSA, Rennes CEDEX, France
B.B. Chaudhuri , Indian Statistical Institute
A. Lemaitre , IRISA - INSA, Rennes CEDEX, France
pp. 614-618

Segmentation of Text and Graphics from Document Images (Abstract)

A. Das , University, Shibpur, India
S. Mandal , University, Shibpur, India
B. Chanda , Indian Statistical Institute
S. Chowdhury , University, Shibpur, India
pp. 619-623

Layout Based Information Extraction from HTML Documents (Abstract)

R. Burget , Brno University of Technology
pp. 624-628

An Overview of the Tesseract OCR Engine (Abstract)

R. Smith , Google Inc.
pp. 629-633

Symbol Recognition Using a 2-class Hierarchical Model of Choquet Integrals (Abstract)

L. Wendling , France Télécom R&D & LORIA
J. Rendek , LORIA-Universit? de Nancy I, France
pp. 634-638

Deriving Symbol Dependent Edit Weights for Text Correction_The Use of Error Dictionaries (Abstract)

A. Gotscharek , University of Munich
Ch. Ringlstetter , University of Alberta
U. Reffle , University of Munich
K. Schulz , University of Munich
pp. 639-643

Arabic Handwriting Recognition Using Variable Duration HMM (Abstract)

B. Huyck , The MITRE Corporation
J. Phillips , The MITRE Corporation
A. Kundu , The MITRE Corporation
L. Van Guilder , The MITRE Corporation
T. Hines , The MITRE Corporation
pp. 644-648

Curvelets Based Queries for CBIR Application in Handwriting Collections (Abstract)

G. Joutel , LIRIS, INSA-Lyon, F-69621, France
V. Eglin , LIRIS, INSA-Lyon, F-69621, France
H. Emptoz , LIRIS, INSA-Lyon, F-69621, France
S. Bres , LIRIS, INSA-Lyon, F-69621, France
pp. 649-653

Two Approaches for Arabic Script Recognition-Based Segmentation Using the Hough Transform (Abstract)

H. Amiri , Institut Superieur d?Informatique, Tunis, Tunisia
N. Ben Amara , Institut Superieur d?Informatique, Tunis, Tunisia
S. Touj , Institut Superieur d?Informatique, Tunis, Tunisia
pp. 654-658

Extracting _Carbon Copy_ Names and Organizations from a Heterogeneous Document Collection (Abstract)

J. Coombs , University of Nevada, Las Vegas
R. Beckley , University of Nevada, Las Vegas
K. Taghva , University of Nevada, Las Vegas
pp. 664-668

An Analytic Word Recognition Algorithm Using <i>a Posteriori</i> Probability (Abstract)

B. Irie , TOSHIBA Corporation
T. Akagi , TOSHIBA Corporation
T. Hamamura , TOSHIBA Corporation
pp. 669-673

Predictive DP Matching for On-Line Character Recognition (Abstract)

H. Sakoe , Kyushu University, Fukuoka-shi, 819-0395 Japan
S. Uchida , Kyushu University, Fukuoka-shi, 819-0395 Japan
D. Baba , Kyushu University, Fukuoka-shi, 819-0395 Japan
pp. 674-678

Matching Local Descriptors for Image Identification on Cultural Databases (Abstract)

E. Valle , ETIS UMR CNRS
S. Philipp-Foliguet , ETIS UMR CNRS
M. Cord , Universit? Pierre et Marie Curie
pp. 679-683

Fast and Accurate Detection of Document Skew and Orientation (Abstract)

C.L. Tan , National University of Singapore, Kent Ridge, 117543, Singapore
J. Wang , National University of Singapore, Kent Ridge, 117543, Singapore
S.J. Lu , National University of Singapore, Kent Ridge, 117543, Singapore
pp. 684-688

Mathpad: A Fuzzy Logic-Based Recognition System for Handwritten Mathematics (Abstract)

T. Kechadi , University College Dublin
J. Fitzgerald , University College Dublin
F. Geiselbrechtinger , University College Dublin
pp. 694-698

P?tr?: A Novel Document Architecture for Integrating Handwriting with Audio-Visual Information (Abstract)

G. Harit , IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India
S. Chaudhury , IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India
V. Mankar , IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India
pp. 699-703

Integrated Segmentation and Recognition of Mixed Chinese/English Document (Abstract)

B.-H. Xiao , Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
R.-W. Dai , Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Y. Xia , Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
C.-H. Wang , Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 704-708

Appearance Based Models in Document Script Identification (Abstract)

D.S. Guru , University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore-570006, India
T.N. Vikram , University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore-570006, India
pp. 709-713

Logical Structure Analysis for Form Images with Arbitrary Layout by Belief Propagation (Abstract)

Y. Fujii , Fujitsu Laboratories LTD.
K. Fujimoto , Fujitsu Laboratories LTD.
H. Takebe , Fujitsu Laboratories LTD.
A. Minagawa , Fujitsu Laboratories LTD.
pp. 714-718

An Automatic Mathematical Expression Understanding System (Abstract)

X. Jiang , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100080, China
L. Huang , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100080, China
C. Liu , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100080, China
Y. Guo , Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100080, China
pp. 719-723

Modified Dynamic Time Warping for Stroke-Based On-line Signature Verification (Abstract)

W. Chang , University of Aizu,Fukushima, Japan
J. Shin , University of Aizu,Fukushima, Japan
pp. 724-728

On the Use of Context-Dependent Modeling Units for HMM-Based Offline Handwriting Recognition (Abstract)

T. Pl? , University of Dortmund, Robotics Research Institute, Germany
G. Fink , University of Dortmund, Robotics Research Institute, Germany
pp. 729-733

Off-line Signature Verification Using Enhanced Modified Direction Features in Conjunction with Neural Classifiers and Support Vector Machines (Abstract)

Michael Blumenstein , School of ICT, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
Vu Nguyen , School of ICT, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
Graham Leedham , UNSW (Asia), Singapore
Vallipuram Muthukkumarasamy , School of ICT, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
pp. 734-738

A Multi-Agent System for Hand-drawn Diagram Recognition (Abstract)

V. Deufemia , Universit? di Salerno
G. Casella , Universit? di Genova
V. Mascardi , Universit? di Salerno
pp. 739-743

Enhancement of Old Manuscript Images (Abstract)

R. Gupta , Cypress Semiconductor
S. Joshi , Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
S. Kumar , IBM India Research Lab
A. Gupta , Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
S. Chaudhury , Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
pp. 744-748

Handwritten Numeral Recognition of Six Popular Indian Scripts (Abstract)

N. Sharma , Mie University
T. Wakabayashi , Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata-108, India
F. Kimura , Mie University
U. Pal , Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata-108, India
pp. 749-753

Machine Dating of Handwritten Manuscripts (Abstract)

L. Heutte , UFR des Sciences, Universit? de Rouen, France
U. Garain , Indian Statistical Institute, India
S. Parui , Indian Statistical Institute, India
T. Paquet , UFR des Sciences, Universit? de Rouen, France
pp. 759-763

Off-line Handwritten Signature GPDS-960 Corpus (Abstract)

C. Travieso , Universidad de las Palmas de Gran Canaria. ESPA?A
J. Alonso , Universidad de las Palmas de Gran Canaria. ESPA?A
F. Vargas , Universidad de Antioquia. COLOMBIA.
M. Ferrer , Universidad de las Palmas de Gran Canaria. ESPA?A
pp. 764-768

Text-Independent Writer Identification and Verification on Offline Arabic Handwriting (Abstract)

A. Brink , University of Groningen, The Netherlands
L. Schomaker , University of Groningen, The Netherlands
M. Bulacu , University of Groningen, The Netherlands
pp. 769-773

A New Physically Motivated Warping Model for Form Drop-Out (Abstract)

A. Tzadok , IBM Corporation, Haifa Research Center
G. Rosman , IBM Corporation, Haifa Research Center
D. Tal , IBM Corporation, Haifa Research Center
pp. 774-778

Global Contour Lines Reconstruction in Topographic Maps (Abstract)

J. Pouderoux , University of Bordeaux, France
S. Spinello , University of Bordeaux, France
pp. 779-783

Combination of OCR Engines for Page Segmentation Based on Performance Evaluation (Abstract)

M. Ferrer , Universitat Aut`onoma de Barcelona
E. Valveny , Universitat Aut`onoma de Barcelona
pp. 784-788

An Indexing Method for Graphical Documents (Abstract)

D. Zuwala , University Nancy2-INPL
S. Tabbone , University Nancy2-INPL
pp. 789-793

Document Processing via Trained Morphological Operators (Abstract)

N. Hirata , University of Sao Paulo
pp. 794-798

Content-level Annotation of Large Collection of Printed Document Images (Abstract)

C.V. Jawahar , International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad - 500032, INDIA
A. Kumar , International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad - 500032, INDIA
pp. 799-803

Bibliographic Attributes Extraction with Layer-upon-Layer Tagging (Abstract)

J.H-M. Lee , Chinese University of Hong Kong
I. King , Chinese University of Hong Kong
W. Wei , Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden
pp. 804-808

Guido: A Musical Score Recognition System (Abstract)

M. Szwoch , Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
pp. 809-813

A Coupled Mean Shift-Anisotropic Diffusion Approach for Document Image Segmentation and Restoration (Abstract)

Frank LeBourgeois , LIRIS - INSA Lyon, 20 avenue Albert Einstein, 69621 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
Hubert Emptoz , LIRIS - INSA Lyon, 20 avenue Albert Einstein, 69621 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
Fadoua Drira , LIRIS - INSA Lyon, 20 avenue Albert Einstein, 69621 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
pp. 814-818
Keynote III
Session E1: Writer Identification and Verification

Towards Explainable Writer Verification and Identification Using Vantage Writers (Abstract)

A. Brink , University of Groningen
L. Schomaker , University of Groningen
M. Bulacu , University of Groningen
pp. 824-828

A New Method for Writer Identification and Verification Based on Farsi/Arabic Handwritten Texts (Abstract)

F. Nejad , Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran.
M. Rahmati , Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic), Tehran, Iran.
pp. 829-833

Off-line Signature Verification System Performance against Image Acquisition Resolution (Abstract)

C. Travieso , Universidad de las Palmas de Gran Canaria. ESPA?A.
M. Ferre , Universidad de las Palmas de Gran Canaria. ESPA?A.
J. Vargas , Universidad de Antioquia. COLOMBIA.
J. Alonso , Universidad de las Palmas de Gran Canaria. ESPA?A.
pp. 834-838

Writer Identification Using Steered Hermite Features and SVM (Abstract)

S. Bres , LIRIS INSA de Lyon
A. Imdad , LIRIS INSA de Lyon
V. Eglin , LIRIS INSA de Lyon
H. Emptoz , LIRIS INSA de Lyon
C. Rivero-Moreno , LIRIS INSA de Lyon
pp. 839-843

On Computing Strength of Evidence for Writer Verification (Abstract)

S. Srihari , University at Buffalo
S. Kabra , University at Buffalo
C. Huang , University at Buffalo
H. Srinivasan , University at Buffalo
pp. 844-848
Session E2: Symbol Recognition

Mathematical Formulae Recognition Using 2D Grammars (Abstract)

D. Pru_a , Czech Technical University
V. Hlav? , Czech Technical University
pp. 849-853

A Unified Framework for Symbol Segmentation and Recognition of Handwritten Mathematical Expressions (Abstract)

Yu SHI , Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China
HaiYang LI , Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, China
Frank K. SOONG , Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China
pp. 854-858

Hybrid Mathematical Symbol Recognition Using Support Vector Machines (Abstract)

S. Watt , University of Western Ontario
B. Keshari , University of Western Ontario
pp. 859-863

Automatic Document Logo Detection (Abstract)

G. Zhu , University of Maryland, College Park, MD
D. Doermann , University of Maryland, College Park, MD
pp. 864-868

A Bayesian Network Approach to Mode Detection for Interactive Maps (Abstract)

L. Vuurpijl , Radboud University Nijmegen
D. Willems , Radboud University Nijmegen
pp. 869-873
Session E3: Camera and Video Applications

Robust Binarization for Video Text Recognition (Abstract)

C. Garcia , Orange Labs, Cesson Sevign?e Cedex - France
Z. Saidane , Orange Labs, Cesson Sevign?e Cedex - France
pp. 874-879

A Parametric Spectral-Based Method for Verification of Text in Videos (Abstract)

T. Stafylakis , Institute for Language and Speech Processing of Athena, Athens, Greece
G. Carayannis , Institute for Language and Speech Processing of Athena, Athens, Greece
V. Katsouros , Institute for Language and Speech Processing of Athena, Athens, Greece
V. Papavassiliou , Institute for Language and Speech Processing of Athena, Athens, Greece
pp. 879-883

Camera-Based Graphical Symbol Detection (Abstract)

J. Llad? , Computer Vision Center, Bellaterra, Spain
M. Rusi? , Computer Vision Center, Bellaterra, Spain
P. Dosch , Loria UMR, Cedex, France
pp. 884-888

A Weighted Finite-State Framework for Correcting Errors in Natural Scene OCR (Abstract)

R. Beaufort , Multitel Research Center Belgium
C. Mancas-Thillou , Faculte Polytechnique de Mons, Belgium
pp. 889-893

Exploiting Videotext _Events_ for Improved Videotext Detection (Abstract)

H. Aradhye , SRI International, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
G. Myers , SRI International, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
pp. 894-898
Session F1: Chinese Handwriting Recognition

Skew Detection for Chinese Handwriting by Horizontal Stroke Histogram (Abstract)

T.-H. Su , Harbin Institute of Technology, Harbin, P. R. CHINA
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
pp. 899-903

LDA-Based Compound Distance for Handwritten Chinese Character Recognition (Abstract)

C.-L. Liu , Chinese Academy of Sciences
T.-F Gao , Chinese Academy of Sciences
pp. 904-908

Building Compact MQDF Classifier for Off-line Handwritten Chinese Characters by Subspace Distribution Sharing (Abstract)

Lian-Wen Jin , South China University of Technology, Guangzhou 510641, P.R. China
Teng Long , South China University of Technology, Guangzhou 510641, P.R. China
pp. 909-913

Handwritten Chinese Character Recognition Using Modified LDA and Kernel FDA (Abstract)

D. Yang , South China University of technology, Guangzhou, 510640, P.R.China
L. Jin , South China University of technology, Guangzhou, 510640, P.R.China
pp. 914-918
Session F2: Layout Analysis

Example-Based Logical Labeling of Document Title Page Images (Abstract)

F. Shafait , German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Kaiserslautern, Germany
D. Keysers , German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Kaiserslautern, Germany
J. van Beusekom , Technical University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
T. Breuel , Thomas M. Breuel
pp. 919-923

A Data Mining Approach to Reading Order Detection (Abstract)

M. Ceci , University of Bari
D. Malerba , University of Bari
G. Porcelli , University of Bari
M. Berardi , University of Bari
pp. 924-928

A General Approach for Partitioning Web Page Content Based on Geometric and Style Information (Abstract)

A. Stent , Stony Brook University, NY
H. Guo , Stony Brook University, NY
Y. Borodin , Stony Brook University, NY
I. Ramakrishnan , Stony Brook University, NY
J. Mahmud , Stony Brook University, NY
pp. 929-933

Searching for Tables in Digital Documents (Abstract)

P. Mitra , Pennsylvania State University
C. Giles , Pennsylvania State University
K. Bai , Pennsylvania State University
Y. Liu , Pennsylvania State University
pp. 934-938
Session F3: Applications (1)

A Pen-Based Interface for Real-Time Document Edition (Abstract)

J. Rodr?guez , Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
J. Llad? , Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
G. S?nchez , Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona
pp. 939-943

Computer Assisted Transcription of Handwritten Text Images (Abstract)

A. Toselli , Universitat Polit`ecnica de Val`encia, Spain
E. Vidal , Universitat Polit`ecnica de Val`encia, Spain
V. Romero , Universitat Polit`ecnica de Val`encia, Spain
L. Rodr?guez , Universitat Polit`ecnica de Val`encia, Spain
pp. 944-948

A Method for Image Local-Difference Visualization (Abstract)

?. Baudrier , Universit?e de La Rochelle, Avenue Cr?epeau, 17042 La Rochelle Cedex 1, France
A. Riffaud , UFR Lettres, Universit?e du Maine, Le Mans, France
pp. 949-953

iGesture: A General Gesture Recognition Framework (Abstract)

M. Norrie , Institute for Information Systems, ETH Zurich
U. Kurmann , Institute for Information Systems, ETH Zurich
B. Signer , Institute for Information Systems, ETH Zurich
pp. 954-958
Session G1: Arabic Recognition

Combination of HMM-Based Classifiers for the Recognition of Arabic Handwritten Words (Abstract)

L. Likforman-Sulem , GET-Ecole Nationale Sup?rieure des T?l?communications/TSI, 46 rue Barrault, 75013 Paris, FRANCE
R. Al-Hajj , University of Balamand, Faculty of Engineering, PoBox 100 Tripoli, LEBANON
C. Mokbel , University of Balamand, Faculty of Engineering, PoBox 100 Tripoli, LEBANON
pp. 959-963

A hybrid approach for off-line Arabic handwriting recognition based on a Planar Hidden Markov modeling (Abstract)

Najoua Essoukri Ben Amara , Ecole Nationale d?Ing?nieurs de Sousse, Tunisia
Sameh Masmoudi Touj , Institut Sup?rieur d?Informatique, Tunis, Tunisia
Hamid Amiri , Ecole Nationale d?Ing?nieurs de Tunis, Tunisia
pp. 964-968

Shape-Based Alphabet for Off-line Arabic Handwriting Recognition (Abstract)

F. Menasri , SIP-CRIP5 Universite de Paris 5 (France)
N. Vincent , SIP-CRIP5 Universite de Paris 5 (France)
M. Cheriet , ETS - Montreal (Canada)
E. Augustin , A2iA SA - Paris (France)
pp. 969-973

Comparison of Different Preprocessing and Feature Extraction Methods for Offline Recognition of Handwritten ArabicWords (Abstract)

Haikal El Abed , Technical University Braunschweig, Germany
Volker Margner , Technical University Braunschweig, Germany
pp. 974-978
Session G2: Camera-based Systems

Fast Lexicon-Based Scene Text Recognition with Sparse Belief Propagation (Abstract)

J. Weinman , University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
A. Hanson , University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
E. Learned-Miller , University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
pp. 979-983

Removing Shading Distortions in Camera-based Document Images Using Inpainting and Surface Fitting With Radial Basis Functions (Abstract)

Andy M. Yip , National University of Singapore
Chew Lim Tan , National University of Singapore
Li Zhang , National University of Singapore
pp. 984-988

Segmentation Based Recovery of Arbitrarily Warped Document Images (Abstract)

I. Pratikakis , National Center for Scientific Research, Athens, Greece
B. Gatos , National Center for Scientific Research, Athens, Greece
K. Ntirogiannis , National Center for Scientific Research, Athens, Greece
pp. 989-993

Keyword Spotting and Retrieval of Document Images Captured by a Digital Camera (Abstract)

C.-L. Tan , National University of Singapore
S. Lu , National University of Singapore
pp. 994-998
Session G3: Applications (2)

Spoken Handwriting Verification Using Statistical Models (Abstract)

A. Humm , Universite de Fribourg, Switzerland
J. Hennebert , Universite de Fribourg, Switzerland
R. Ingold , Universite de Fribourg, Switzerland
pp. 999-1003

An Embedded OCR Software Architecture for Enhancing Portability (Abstract)

J. Park , Chung-Ang University, Seoul Korea
S. Kim , Chung-Ang University, Seoul Korea
Y.-B. Kwon , Chung-Ang University, Seoul Korea
pp. 1004-1008

Generating Copybooks from Consistent Handwriting Styles (Abstract)

R. Niels , Nijmegen Institute for Cognition and Information (Radboud University Nijmegen)
L. Vuurpijl , Nijmegen Institute for Cognition and Information (Radboud University Nijmegen)
pp. 1009-1013
Poster Session III

Implementation of Content Analysis System for Recognition of Journals_ Table of Contents (Abstract)

J. Park , Chung-Ang University, Seoul, 156-756, Korea
Y.-B. Kwon , Chung-Ang University, Seoul, 156-756, Korea
pp. 1018-1022

Preliminary experiments in layout analysis of handwritten letters based on textural and spatial information and a 2D Markovian approach (Abstract)

Melanie Lemaitre , DGA/Centre d?Expertise Parisien, France
Emmanuele Grosicki , DGA/Centre d?Expertise Parisien, France
Francoise Preteux , GET/INT, Unit?e de projets ARTEMIS, France
pp. 1023-1027

Elastic Matching of Online Handwritten Tamil and Telugu Scripts Using Local Features (Abstract)

L. Prasanth , Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning,, India
V. Babu , Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning,, India
G.V. Rao , Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning,, India
Dinesh M. , Hewlett-Packard Labs, Bangalore, India
R. Sharma , Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning,, India
pp. 1028-1032

Usage-Oriented Performance Evaluation for Text Localization Algorithms (Abstract)

Y. Ma , Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Science
B. Xiao , Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Science
C. Wang , Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Science
R. Dai , Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Science
pp. 1033-1037

An Effective and Practical Classifier Fusion Strategy for Improving Handwritten Character Recognition (Abstract)

X. Ding , Tsinghua University, P.R.China
T. Li , Tsinghua University, P.R.China
C. Liu , Tsinghua University, P.R.China
Q. Fu , Tsinghua University, P.R.China
pp. 1038-1042

Using Random Forests for Handwritten Digit Recognition (Abstract)

S. Adam , UFR des Sciences, Universit?e de Rouen, France
S. Bernard , UFR des Sciences, Universit?e de Rouen, France
L. Heutte , UFR des Sciences, Universit?e de Rouen, France
pp. 1043-1047

An Approach for Multifont Arabic Characters Features Extraction Based on Contourlet Transform (Abstract)

N. Ben Amor , National Engineering School of Tunis, National Engineering School of Sousse
N. Ben Amara , National Engineering School of Tunis, National Engineering School of Sousse
pp. 1048-1052

A Proposition of Retrieval Tools for Historical Document Images Libraries (Abstract)

N. Journet , LI, TOURS-FRANCE
V. Eglin , LIRIS INSA de Lyon Villeurbanne-FRANCE
R. Mullot , L3I, La Rochelle-FRANCE
J.-Y. Ramel , LI, TOURS-FRANCE
pp. 1053-1057

PRAAD: Preprocessing and Analysis Tool for Arabic Ancient Documents (Abstract)

A. Benabdelhafid , IUT, Universit? du Havre, Place Robert Schuman, 76610 Le Havre, France
B. Taconet , IUT, Universit? du Havre, Place Robert Schuman, 76610 Le Havre, France
A. Alimi , University of Sfax, REGIM, ENIS, Route Soukra, BPW, 3038, Sfax, Tunisia
A. Zahour , IUT, Universit? du Havre, Place Robert Schuman, 76610 Le Havre, France
W. Boussellaa , University of Sfax, REGIM, ENIS, Route Soukra, BPW, 3038, Sfax, Tunisia
pp. 1058-1062

The hOCR Microformat for OCR Workflow and Results (Abstract)

T. Breuel , U. Kaiserslautern and DFKI, Germany
pp. 1063-1067

OCR Accuracy Improvement through a PDE-Based Approach (Abstract)

F. LeBourgeois , LIRIS - INSA Lyon, 20 avenue Albert Einstein, 69621 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
F. Drira , LIRIS - INSA Lyon, 20 avenue Albert Einstein, 69621 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
H. Emptoz , LIRIS - INSA Lyon, 20 avenue Albert Einstein, 69621 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
pp. 1068-1072

An Efficient Feature Extraction and Dimensionality Reduction Scheme for Isolated Greek Handwritten Character Recognition (Abstract)

B. Gatos , National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos", GR-153 10 Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
S. Petridis , National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos", GR-153 10 Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
G. Vamvakas , National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos", GR-153 10 Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
N. Stamatopoulos , National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos", GR-153 10 Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
pp. 1073-1077

Using Grammar-Based Recognizers for Symbol Completion in Diagrammatic Sketches (Abstract)

M. Risi , Universit? di Salerno
G. Costagliola , Universit? di Salerno
V. Deufemia , Universit? di Salerno
pp. 1078-1082

A Visualization Tool to Improve the Performance of a Classifier Based on Hidden Markov Models (Abstract)

G. da Silva , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
M. Nakagawa , Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan
pp. 1083-1087

On the Use of Lexeme Features for Writer Verification (Abstract)

S. Srihari , University at Buffalo, State University of New York
A. Singh , University at Buffalo, State University of New York
H. Srinivasan , University at Buffalo, State University of New York
A. Bhardwaj , University at Buffalo, State University of New York
pp. 1088-1092

Incremental Learning of First Order Logic Theories for the Automatic Annotations of Web Documents (Abstract)

F. Esposito , Universita degli Studi di Bari-Dipartimento di Informatica
S. Ferilli , Universita degli Studi di Bari-Dipartimento di Informatica
N. Di Mauro , Universita degli Studi di Bari-Dipartimento di Informatica
T. Basile , Universita degli Studi di Bari-Dipartimento di Informatica
pp. 1093-1097

Handwritten Word Recognition Using Conditional Random Fields (Abstract)

H. Srinivasan , University at Buffalo
S. Srihari , University at Buffalo
S. Shetty , University at Buffalo
pp. 1098-1102

Three decision levels strategy for Arabic and Latin texts differentiation in printed and handwritten natures (Abstract)

Adel Mohamed ALIMI , University of Sfax
Mohamed BEN JLAIEL , University of Sfax
R?my MULLOT , University of La Rochelle, France
Slim KANOUN , University of Sfax
pp. 1103-1107

Neural Network for the Recognition of Handwritten Tunisian City Names (Abstract)

A. Kacem , Research Unit UTIC, ESSTT, 5 Avenue Taha Hussein, BP56 Bab Mnara, Tunis, Tunisia
I. Ben Cheikh , Research Unit UTIC, ESSTT, 5 Avenue Taha Hussein, BP56 Bab Mnara, Tunis, Tunisia
pp. 1108-1112

On The Effects of Sampling Rate and Interpolation in HMM-Based Dynamic Signature Verification (Abstract)

J. Fierrez , Univ. Autonoma de Madrid
M. Freire , Univ. Autonoma de Madrid
M. Martinez-Diaz , Univ. Autonoma de Madrid
J. Ortega-Garcia , Univ. Autonoma de Madrid
pp. 1113-1117

Skeletonization by Gradient Regularization and Diffusion (Abstract)

H. Emptoz , LIRIS INSA de Lyon, Villeurbanne France
F. LeBourgeois , LIRIS INSA de Lyon, Villeurbanne France
pp. 1118-1122

Use of Legal Amount to Confirm or Correct the Courtesy Amount on Farsi Bank Checks (Abstract)

M. Ezoji , Amirkabir University of Techonology, Tehran, Iran
M. Ziaratban , Amirkabir University of Techonology, Tehran, Iran
K. Faez , Amirkabir University of Techonology, Tehran, Iran
pp. 1123-1127

A Colour Document Interpretation: Application to Ancient Cadastral Maps (Abstract)

J.-C. Burie , University of La Rochelle, FRANCE
J.-M. Ogier , University of La Rochelle, FRANCE
R. Raveaux , University of La Rochelle, FRANCE
pp. 1128-1132

Arabic Handwriting Texture Analysis for Writer Identification Using the DWT-Lifting Scheme (Abstract)

S. Gazzah , Ecole Nationale d?Ing?nieurs de Sousse, France
N. Ben Amara , Ecole Nationale d?Ing?nieurs de Sousse, France
pp. 1133-1137

Recognition, Understanding and Aestheticization of Freehand Drawing Flowcharts (Abstract)

W. Szwoch , Gdansk University of Technology, Poland
pp. 1138-1142

Table Recognition and Understanding from PDF Files (Abstract)

T. Hassan , Vienna University of Technology
R. Baumgartner , Vienna University of Technology
pp. 1143-1147

Ink Discrimination Based on Co-occurrence Analysis of Visible and Infrared Images (Abstract)

V. Konstantinou , University of Westminster, Harrow School of Computer Science, UK
A. Psarrou , University of Westminster, Harrow School of Computer Science, UK
V. Kokla , University of Westminster, Harrow School of Computer Science, UK
pp. 1148-1152

Segmentation of Very Low Resolution Screen-Rendered Text (Abstract)

X. Jiang , University of Muenster, Germany
S. Fleischer , University of Muenster, Germany
H.-U. Klein , University of Muenster, Germany
S. Wachenfeld , University of Muenster, Germany
pp. 1153-1157

Quantile Linear Algorithm for Robust Binarization of Digitalized Letters (Abstract)

R. Rojas , Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
M. Ram?rez , Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
E. Tapia , Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
M. Block , Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany
pp. 1158-1162

A Shared Parts Model for Document Image Recognition (Abstract)

M. Das Gupta , University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
P. Sarkar , Palo Alto Research Center, California
pp. 1163-1172

Context-Sensitive Error Correction: Using Topic Models to Improve OCR (Abstract)

E. Learned-Miller , University of Massachusetts Amherst
M. Wick , University of Massachusetts Amherst
M. Ross , University of Massachusetts Amherst
pp. 1168-1172

On the Applicability of Off-Line Signatures to the Fuzzy Vault Construction (Abstract)

M. Freire , Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
J. Ortega-Garcia , Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
M. Martinez-Diaz , Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
J. Fierrez , Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain
pp. 1173-1177

Autonomous Text Capturing Robot Using Improved DCT Feature and Text Tracking (Abstract)

M. Tanaka , Tohoku University, Japan
H. Goto , Tohoku University, Japan
pp. 1178-1182

Aspects of Mathematical Expression Analysis in Arabic Handwriting (Abstract)

S. Watt , University of Western Ontario, Canada
E. Smirnova , University of Western Ontario, Canada
pp. 1183-1187

Online Handwritten Kanji Recognition Based on Inter-stroke Grammar (Abstract)

R. Yamamoto , University of Tokyo
S. Sako , University of Tokyo
I. Ota , University of Tokyo
S. Sagayama , University of Tokyo
pp. 1188-1192

Representing and Characterizing Handwritten Mathematical Symbols through Succinct Functional Approximation (Abstract)

Stephen M. Watt , University of Western Ontario
Bruce W. Char , Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
pp. 1198-1202

Extracting Features of Paper-made Objects Recognized from Origami Books Based on Design Knowledge (Abstract)

Hiroshi Shimanuki , Nagoya University, Japan
Jien Kato , Nagoya University, Japan
Toyohide Watanabe , Nagoya University, Japan
pp. 1203-1207

Word image based latent semantic indexing for conceptual querying in document image databases (Abstract)

Sameek Banerjee , IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India
Gaurav Harit , IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India
Santanu Chaudhury , IIT Delhi, New Delhi, India
pp. 1208-1212

A Sparse and Locally Shift Invariant Feature Extractor Applied to Document Images (Abstract)

M. Ranzato , New York University - New York, NY
Y. LeCun , New York University - New York, NY
pp. 1213-1217

A Novel Hierarchical Classification Scheme for Online Tamil Character Recognition (Abstract)

S. Sundaram , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
A. Ramakrishnan , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India
pp. 1218-1222

Extraction of Arabic Words from Complex Color Image (Abstract)

M. Ismail , Alexandria University
Y. El Sonbaty , Arab Academy for Sc. & Tech., Egypt
R. Fathalla , Arab Academy for Sc. & Tech., Egypt
pp. 1223-1227

Image Pixel Force Fields and their Application for Color Map Vectorisation (Abstract)

S. Uchida , United Institute of Informatics Problems of the National Academy of Sciences
V. Bucha , United Institute of Informatics Problems of the National Academy of Sciences
S. Ablameyko , United Institute of Informatics Problems of the National Academy of Sciences
pp. 1228-1242

New Strategy for the On-Line Handwriting Modelling (Abstract)

A. Alimi , National school of engineers, Sfax university, Tunisia
M. Kherallah , National school of engineers, Sfax university, Tunisia
H. Boubaker , National school of engineers, Sfax university, Tunisia
pp. 1233-1247

On Using Classical Poetry Structure for Indian Language Post-Processing (Abstract)

P. Narayanan , International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, INDIA
C. Jawahar , International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, INDIA
A. Namboodiri , International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, INDIA
pp. 1238-1242

On Segmentation of Documents in Complex Scripts (Abstract)

C. Jawahar , International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India
K.S. Kumar , International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India
S. Kumar , International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India
pp. 1243-1247

A Blind Indic Script Recognizer for Multi-script Documents (Abstract)

A. Ramakrishnan , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, INDIA
P. Pati , Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, INDIA
pp. 1248-1252

Streaming-Archival InkML Conversion (Abstract)

B. Keshari , University of Western Ontario
S. Watt , University of Western Ontario
pp. 1253-1257

Performance Analysis Framework for Layout Analysis Methods (Abstract)

D. Bridson , University of Salford
A. Antonacopoulos , University of Salford
pp. 1258-1262

Unsupervised Newspaper Segmentation Using Language Context (Abstract)

R. Furmaniak , University of Waterloo
pp. 1263-1267
Keynote IV
Competition Session

Arabic Handwriting Recognition Competition (Abstract)

V. M?rgner , Technical University Braunschweig
H. El Abed , Technical University Braunschweig
pp. 1274-1278

Page Segmentation Competition (Abstract)

B. Gatos , National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos", GR-153 10 Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
A. Antonacopoulos , University of Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, United Kingdom
D. Bridson , University of Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, United Kingdom
pp. 1279-1283

Handwriting Segmentation Contest (Abstract)

A. Antonacopoulos , University of Salford, Manchester, M5 4WT, United Kingdom
B. Gatos , National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos", GR-153 10 Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
N. Stamatopoulos , National Center for Scientific Research "Demokritos", GR-153 10 Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
pp. 1284-1288
Author Index

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