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2011 International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (2011)
Beijing, China
Sept. 18, 2011 to Sept. 21, 2011
ISSN: 1520-5363
ISBN: 978-0-7695-4520-2
pp: 440-445
ABSTRACT
Reading text from photographs is a challenging problem that has received a significant amount of attention. Two key components of most systems are (i) text detection from images and (ii) character recognition, and many recent methods have been proposed to design better feature representations and models for both. In this paper, we apply methods recently developed in machine learning -- specifically, large-scale algorithms for learning the features automatically from unlabeled data -- and show that they allow us to construct highly effective classifiers for both detection and recognition to be used in a high accuracy end-to-end system.
INDEX TERMS
Robust reading, character recognition, feature learning, photo OCR
CITATION

T. Wang et al., "Text Detection and Character Recognition in Scene Images with Unsupervised Feature Learning," 2011 International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition(ICDAR), Beijing, China, 2011, pp. 440-445.
doi:10.1109/ICDAR.2011.95
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