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2015 13th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR) (2015)
Tunis, Tunisia
Aug. 23, 2015 to Aug. 26, 2015
ISBN: 978-1-4799-1804-1
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Front cover (PDF)

pp. c1

Back cover (PDF)

pp. c4

Welcome message from honorary chair (PDF)

Sebastiano Impedovo , University of Bari, Italy
pp. 1

Table of contents (PDF)

pp. i-xv

Author index (PDF)

pp. xvi-xxviii

Automatic extraction of correlation-entropy features for text document analysis directly in run-length compressed domain (Abstract)

Mohammed Javed , Department of Studies in Computer Science, University of Mysore, 570006, India
P. Nagabhushan , Department of Studies in Computer Science, University of Mysore, 570006, India
B.B. Chaudhuri , Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata-700108, India
pp. 1-5

A Polar Stroke Descriptor for classification of historical documents (Abstract)

Sheng He , Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Engineering (ALICE), University of Groningen, Nijenborgh 9, the Netherlands
Lambert Schomaker , Institute of Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Engineering (ALICE), University of Groningen, Nijenborgh 9, the Netherlands
pp. 6-10

Solving substitution ciphers for OCR with a semi-supervised hidden Markov model (Abstract)

Erik Scharwachter , Qatar Computing Research Institute, Doha, Qatar
Stephan Vogel , Qatar Computing Research Institute, Doha, Qatar
pp. 11-15

Co-occurrence Matrix of Oriented Gradients for word script and nature identification (Abstract)

Asma Saidani , University of Tunis, LaTICE, Tunisia
Afef Kacem , University of Tunis, LaTICE, Tunisia
Abdel Belaid , University of Lorraine, LORIA-Nancy, France
pp. 16-20

A recognition based approach for segmenting touching components in Arabic manuscripts (Abstract)

Nabil Aouadi , University of Tunis, Tunisia
Afef Kacem Echi , University of Tunis, Tunisia
Abdel Belaid , University of Lorraine, Nancy, France
pp. 21-25

Towards a SignWriting recognition system (Abstract)

D. Stiehl , UFPR, DInf, PPGInf, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
L. Addams , UFPR, DInf, PPGInf, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
L. S. Oliveira , UFPR, DInf, PPGInf, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
C. Guimaraes , UTFPR, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
A. S. Britto , PUCPR, PPGIa, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
pp. 26-30

Combination of multiple aligned recognition outputs using WFST and LSTM (Abstract)

Mayce Al Azawi , MDAM Group DFKI, TU Kaiserslautern, D-67663, Germany
Marcus Liwicki , MDAM Group DFKI, TU Kaiserslautern, D-67663, Germany
Thomas M. Breuel , TU Kaiserslautern, D-67663, Germany
pp. 31-35

Class-adaptive zoning methods for recognizing handwritten digits and characters (Abstract)

D. Impedovo , Dipartimento Ingegneria Elettrica e dell'Informazione, Politecnico di Bari, Via Amendola 146, 70125, Italy
G. Pirlo , Dipartimento di Informatica, Università degli Studi di Bari, Via Orabona 4, 70125, Italy
pp. 36-40

Keyword spotting in handwritten documents based on a generic text line HMM and a SVM verification (Abstract)

Yousri Kessentini , University of Sfax, MIRACL Laboratory, Tunisia
Thierry Paquet , Université de Rouen, Laboratoire LITIS EA 4108, Site du Madrillet, St Etienne du Rouvray, France
pp. 41-45

Online handwritten Tibetan syllable recognition based on component segmentation method (Abstract)

Long-Long Ma , National Engineering Research Center of Fundamental Software, Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Jian Wu , National Engineering Research Center of Fundamental Software, Institute of Software, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
pp. 46-50

Arabic handwritten words off-line recognition based on HMMs and DBNs (Abstract)

Akram Khemiri , University of Tunis, LaTICE, Tunisia
Afef Kacem Echi , University of Tunis, LaTICE, Tunisia
Abdel Belaid , University of Lorraine, LORIA, Nancy, France
Mourad Elloumi , University of Tunis, LaTICE, Tunisia
pp. 51-55

Binarizing complex scanned documents (Abstract)

Rafael Dueire Lins , Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
Gabriel de Franca P. e Silva , Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
Marcos Martins de Almeida , Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
pp. 56-60

Recognition confidence analysis of handwritten Chinese character with CNN (Abstract)

Meijun He , School of Electronic and Information Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Shuye Zhang , School of Electronic and Information Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Huiyun Mao , School of Electronic and Information Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Lianwen Jin , School of Electronic and Information Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
pp. 61-65

Multi-strategy tracking based text detection in scene videos (Abstract)

Ze-Yu Zuo , Department of Computer Science and Technology, School of Computer and Communication Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, 100083, China
Shu Tian , Department of Computer Science and Technology, School of Computer and Communication Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, 100083, China
Wei-yi Pei , Department of Computer Science and Technology, School of Computer and Communication Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, 100083, China
Xu-Cheng Yin , Department of Computer Science and Technology, School of Computer and Communication Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, 100083, China
pp. 66-70

Recognition of Urdu ligatures - a holistic approach (Abstract)

Israr Uddin Khattak , Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Imran Siddiqi , Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Shehzad Khalid , Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Chawki Djeddi , LAMIS Laboratory, Larbi Tebessi University, Tebessa, Algeria
pp. 71-75

Cost-sensitive MQDF classifier for handwritten Chinese address recognition (Abstract)

Shujing Lu , ECNU-SRI Joint Lab for Pattern Analysis and Intelligent System, Shanghai Research Institute of China Post, 200062, China
Xiaohua Wei , Shanghai Key Laboratory of Multidimensional Information Processing, Department of Computer Science and Technology, East China Normal University, 200241, China
Yue Lu , ECNU-SRI Joint Lab for Pattern Analysis and Intelligent System, Shanghai Research Institute of China Post, 200062, China
pp. 76-80

Framewise and CTC training of Neural Networks for handwriting recognition (Abstract)

Theodore Bluche , A2iA SA, Paris, France
Hermann Ney , LIMSI CNRS, Spoken Language Processing Group, Orsay, France
Jerome Louradour , A2iA SA, Paris, France
Christopher Kermorvant , A2iA SA, Paris, France
pp. 81-85

The LIMSI handwriting recognition system for the HTRtS 2014 contest (Abstract)

Theodore Bluche , LIMSI CNRS, Spoken Language Processing Group, Orsay, France
Hermann Ney , LIMSI CNRS, Spoken Language Processing Group, Orsay, France
Christopher Kermorvant , A2iA SA, Paris, France
pp. 86-90

Text-independent writer identification using SIFT descriptor and contour-directional feature (Abstract)

Yu-Jie Xiong , Shanghai Key Laboratory of Multidimensional Information Processing, Department of Computer Science and Technology, East China Normal University, 200241, China
Ying Wen , Shanghai Key Laboratory of Multidimensional Information Processing, Department of Computer Science and Technology, East China Normal University, 200241, China
Patrick S P Wang , Shanghai Key Laboratory of Multidimensional Information Processing, Department of Computer Science and Technology, East China Normal University, 200241, China
Yue Lu , Shanghai Key Laboratory of Multidimensional Information Processing, Department of Computer Science and Technology, East China Normal University, 200241, China
pp. 91-95

Multi-font printed Chinese character recognition using multi-pooling convolutional neural network (Abstract)

Zhuoyao Zhong , School of Electronic and Information Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Lianwen Jin , School of Electronic and Information Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Ziyong Feng , School of Electronic and Information Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
pp. 96-100

Similarity-based regularization for semi-supervised learning for handwritten digit recognition (Abstract)

D. Barbuzzi , Department of Computer Science, University of Bari Aldo MORO, Italy
G. Pirlo , Department of Computer Science, University of Bari Aldo MORO, Italy
S. Uchida , Faculty of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
V. Frinken , Faculty of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
D. Impedovo , Department of Mechanics, Mathematics and Management, Polytechnic of Bari, Italy
pp. 101-105

Text detection in nature scene images using two-stage nontext filtering (Abstract)

Qingqing Wang , Shanghai Key Laboratory of Multidimensional Information Processing, Department of Computer Science and Technology, East China Normal University, 200241, China
Yue Lu , Shanghai Key Laboratory of Multidimensional Information Processing, Department of Computer Science and Technology, East China Normal University, 200241, China
Shiliang Sun , Shanghai Key Laboratory of Multidimensional Information Processing, Department of Computer Science and Technology, East China Normal University, 200241, China
pp. 106-110

Classification of forms with similar layouts based on Mixed Gaussian Weighted Mask (Abstract)

Simeng Wang , Institute of Computer Science and Technology, Peking University, Beijing, China 100871
Liangcai Gao , Institute of Computer Science and Technology, Peking University, Beijing, China 100871
Yuehan Wang , Institute of Computer Science and Technology, Peking University, Beijing, China 100871
pp. 111-115

A structural signature based on texture for digitized historical book page categorization (Abstract)

Maroua Mehri , L3i, University of La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042, France
Pierre Heroux , LITIS, University of Rouen, Avenue de l'Université, 76800, Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, France
Julien Lerouge , LITIS, University of Rouen, Avenue de l'Université, 76800, Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, France
Petra Gomez-Kramer , L3i, University of La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042, France
Remy Mullot , L3i, University of La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042, France
pp. 116-120

A multiple instances approach to improving keyword spotting on historical Mongolian document images (Abstract)

Hongxi Wei , School of Computer Science, Inner Mongolia University, Hohhot, China
Guanglai Gao , School of Computer Science, Inner Mongolia University, Hohhot, China
Xiangdong Su , School of Computer Science, Inner Mongolia University, Hohhot, China
pp. 121-125

Combining handwriting and speech recognition for transcribing historical handwritten documents (Abstract)

Emilio Granell , Pattern Recognition and Human Language Technology Research Center, Universitat Politècnica de València, Camino Vera s/n, 46022, Valencia, Spain
Carlos-D. Martinez-Hinarejos , Pattern Recognition and Human Language Technology Research Center, Universitat Politècnica de València, Camino Vera s/n, 46022, Valencia, Spain
pp. 126-130

Seamless stitching with shape deformation for historical document images (Abstract)

Wei Liu , Fujitsu R&D Center, No. 56 Dong Si Huan Zhong Rd, Beijing, China
Wei Fan , Fujitsu R&D Center, No. 56 Dong Si Huan Zhong Rd, Beijing, China
Li Chen , Fujitsu R&D Center, No. 56 Dong Si Huan Zhong Rd, Beijing, China
Jun Sun , Fujitsu R&D Center, No. 56 Dong Si Huan Zhong Rd, Beijing, China
Naoi Satoshi , Fujitsu R&D Center, No. 56 Dong Si Huan Zhong Rd, Beijing, China
pp. 131-135

An open source testing tool for evaluating handwriting input methods (Abstract)

Liquan Qiu , South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Lianwen Jin , South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Ruifen Dai , South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Yuxiang Zhang , South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Lei Li , South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
pp. 136-140

Using multiple sequence alignment and statistical language model to integrate multiple Chinese address recognition outputs (Abstract)

Shengchang Chen , Shanghai Key Laboratory of Multidimensional Information Processing, Department of Computer Science and Technology, East China Normal University, 200241, China
Shujing Lu , ECNU-SRI Joint Lab for Pattern Analysis and Intelligent System, Shanghai Research Institute of China Post Group, 200062, China
Ying Wen , Shanghai Key Laboratory of Multidimensional Information Processing, Department of Computer Science and Technology, East China Normal University, 200241, China
Yue Lu , Shanghai Key Laboratory of Multidimensional Information Processing, Department of Computer Science and Technology, East China Normal University, 200241, China
pp. 151-155

Document image analysis by a mobile robot for autonomous indoor navigation (Abstract)

D.M. Rojas Castro , Computer Science Department, Laboratory L3i of La Rochelle University, Avenue Michel Crépeau 17042, France
A. Revel , Computer Science Department, Laboratory L3i of La Rochelle University, Avenue Michel Crépeau 17042, France
M. Menard , Computer Science Department, Laboratory L3i of La Rochelle University, Avenue Michel Crépeau 17042, France
pp. 156-160

HoG based two-directional Dynamic Time Warping for handwritten word spotting (Abstract)

Shunyi Yao , Shanghai Key Laboratory of Multidimensional Information Processing, Department of Computer Science and Technology, East China Normal University, 200241, China
Ying Wen , Shanghai Key Laboratory of Multidimensional Information Processing, Department of Computer Science and Technology, East China Normal University, 200241, China
Yue Lu , Shanghai Key Laboratory of Multidimensional Information Processing, Department of Computer Science and Technology, East China Normal University, 200241, China
pp. 161-165

Evaluation of neural network language models in handwritten Chinese text recognition (Abstract)

Yi-Chao Wu , National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition (NLPR), Institute of Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Fei Yin , National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition (NLPR), Institute of Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
Cheng-Lin Liu , National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition (NLPR), Institute of Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China
pp. 166-170

Segmentation-free handwritten Chinese text recognition with LSTM-RNN (Abstract)

Ronaldo Messina , A2iA S.A., 39, rue de la Bienfaisance, Paris - France
Jerome Louradour , A2iA S.A., 39, rue de la Bienfaisance, Paris - France
pp. 171-175

Document image quality assessment based on improved gradient magnitude similarity deviation (Abstract)

Alireza Alaei , Laboratoire d'Informatique (LI EA6300), Université François-Rabelais de Tours, France
Donatello Conte , Laboratoire d'Informatique (LI EA6300), Université François-Rabelais de Tours, France
Romain Raveaux , Laboratoire d'Informatique (LI EA6300), Université François-Rabelais de Tours, France
pp. 176-180

Author identification by automatic learning (Abstract)

Jordan Frery , Laboratoire Hubert Curien, Universitié Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne, France
Christine Largeron , Laboratoire Hubert Curien, Universitié Jean Monnet, Saint-Etienne, France
Mihaela Juganaru-Mathieu , Institut H. Fayol, École Nationale Supérieure des Mines de St Etienne, France
pp. 181-185

A syntax directed system for the recognition of printed Arabic mathematical formulas (Abstract)

Kaouther Khazri Ayeb , University of Tunis, ENSIT-LaTICE, 5 Avenue Taha Husseïn, BP 56 Babmnara 1008, Tunisia
Afef Kacem Echi , University of Tunis, ENSIT-LaTICE, 5 Avenue Taha Husseïn, BP 56 Babmnara 1008, Tunisia
Abdel Belaid , University of Lorraine, LORIA Campus scientifique, BP 239 54506 Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy, France
pp. 186-190

Text line extraction in document images (Abstract)

Liuan Wang , Fujitsu Research & Development Center CO., LTD, Beijing, China
Wei Fan , Fujitsu Research & Development Center CO., LTD, Beijing, China
Jun Sun , Fujitsu Research & Development Center CO., LTD, Beijing, China
Satshi Naoi , Fujitsu Research & Development Center CO., LTD, Beijing, China
Tanaka Hiroshi , Fujitsu Laboratories LTD, Kawasaki, Japan
pp. 191-195

An improved Artificial Immune Recognition System for off-line handwritten signature verification (Abstract)

Yasmine Serdouk , LISIC Lab, Faculty of Electronic and Computer Sciences, University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene (USTHB), Bab Ezzouar El-Alia BP. 32. 16111, Algiers, Algeria
Hassiba Nemmour , LISIC Lab, Faculty of Electronic and Computer Sciences, University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene (USTHB), Bab Ezzouar El-Alia BP. 32. 16111, Algiers, Algeria
Youcef Chibani , LISIC Lab, Faculty of Electronic and Computer Sciences, University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene (USTHB), Bab Ezzouar El-Alia BP. 32. 16111, Algiers, Algeria
pp. 196-200

Benchmarking discriminative approaches for word spotting in handwritten documents (Abstract)

Gautier Bideault , Laboratoire LITIS - EA 4108, Universite de Rouen, FRANCE 76800
Luc Mioulet , Laboratoire LITIS - EA 4108, Universite de Rouen, FRANCE 76800
Clement Chatelain , Laboratoire LITIS - EA 4108, INSA Rouen, FRANCE 76800
Thierry Paquet , Laboratoire LITIS - EA 4108, Universite de Rouen, FRANCE 76800
pp. 201-205

Object proposals for text extraction in the wild (Abstract)

Lluis Gomez , Computer Vision Center, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Dimosthenis Karatzas , Computer Vision Center, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
pp. 206-210

Topological simplification of electrical circuits by super-component analysis (Abstract)

Paramita De Sekhar Mandal , Computer Science and Technology, IIEST Shibpur, India
Partha Bhowmick , Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kharagpur, India
Bhabatosh Chanda , Electronics and Communication Sciences Unit, ISI Kolkata, India
pp. 211-215

A direct approach for word and character segmentation in run-length compressed documents with an application to word spotting (Abstract)

Mohammed Javed , Department of Studies in Computer Science, University of Mysore, 570006, India
P. Nagabhushan , Department of Studies in Computer Science, University of Mysore, 570006, India
B.B. Chaudhuri , Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata-700108, India
pp. 216-220

Using histogram representation and Earth Mover's Distance as an evaluation tool for text detection (Abstract)

Stefania Calarasanu , EPITA Research and Development Laboratory (LRDE), F-94276, Le Kremlin Bicêtre, France
Jonathan Fabrizio , EPITA Research and Development Laboratory (LRDE), F-94276, Le Kremlin Bicêtre, France
Severine Dubuisson , Sorbonne Universités, UPMC Univ Paris 06, CNRS, UMR 7222, F-75005, France
pp. 221-225

A bottom-up method using texture features and a graph-based representation for lettrine recognition and classification (Abstract)

Maroua Mehri , L3i, University of La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042, France
Petra Gomez-Kramer , L3i, University of La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042, France
Pierre Heroux , LITIS, University of Rouen, Avenue de l'Université, 76800, Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, France
Mickael Coustaty , L3i, University of La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042, France
Julien Lerouge , LITIS, University of Rouen, Avenue de l'Université, 76800, Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, France
Remy Mullot , L3i, University of La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042, France
pp. 226-230

Machine-readable region identification from partially blurred document images (Abstract)

Qinwen Wang , College of Computer and Control Engineering, Nankai University, Tianjin, China
Yixue Wang , College of Computer and Control Engineering, Nankai University, Tianjin, China
Chenyang Wang , College of Computer and Control Engineering, Nankai University, Tianjin, China
Jufeng Yang , College of Computer and Control Engineering, Nankai University, Tianjin, China
Tao Li , College of Computer and Control Engineering, Nankai University, Tianjin, China
Kai Wang , College of Computer and Control Engineering, Nankai University, Tianjin, China
pp. 231-235

Stretching deep architectures for text recognition (Abstract)

Yuchen Zheng , Department of Computer Science and Technology, Ocean University of China, 238 Songling Road, Qingdao, China 266100
Yajuan Cai , Department of Computer Science and Technology, Ocean University of China, 238 Songling Road, Qingdao, China 266100
Guoqiang Zhong , Department of Computer Science and Technology, Ocean University of China, 238 Songling Road, Qingdao, China 266100
Youssouf Chherawala , Synchromedia Laboratory for Multimedia Communication in Telepresence, École de Technologie Supérieure, Montréal, Québec H3C 1K3, Canada
Yaxin Shi , Department of Computer Science and Technology, Ocean University of China, 238 Songling Road, Qingdao, China 266100
Junyu Dong , Department of Computer Science and Technology, Ocean University of China, 238 Songling Road, Qingdao, China 266100
pp. 236-240

Robust score normalization for DTW-based on-line signature verification (Abstract)

Andreas Fischer , Laboratoire Scribens, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
Moises Diaz , IDeTIC Institute, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Rejean Plamondon , Laboratoire Scribens, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
Miguel A. Ferrer , IDeTIC Institute, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
pp. 241-245

A proposal of a document image reading-life log based on document image retrieval and eyetracking (Abstract)

Olivier Augereau , Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
Koichi Kise , Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
Kensuke Hoshika , Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
pp. 246-250

The eye as the window of the language ability: Estimation of English skills by analyzing eye movement while reading documents (Abstract)

Kazuyo Yoshimura , Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
Koichi Kise , Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
Kai Kunze , Graduate School of Media Design, Keio University, Japan
pp. 251-255

Bagging by design for continuous Handwriting Recognition using multi-objective particle swarm optimization (Abstract)

Mahdi Hamdani , Human Language Technology and Pattern Recognition Group - RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Patrick Doetsch , Human Language Technology and Pattern Recognition Group - RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Hermann Ney , Human Language Technology and Pattern Recognition Group - RWTH Aachen University, Germany
pp. 256-260

Investigation of Segmental Conditional Random Fields for large vocabulary handwriting recognition (Abstract)

Mahdi Hamdani , Human Language Technology and Pattern Recognition Group - RWTH Aachen University, Germany
M. Ali Basha Shaik , Human Language Technology and Pattern Recognition Group - RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Patrick Doetsch , Human Language Technology and Pattern Recognition Group - RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Hermann Ney , Human Language Technology and Pattern Recognition Group - RWTH Aachen University, Germany
pp. 261-265

Aligning transcript of historical documents using energy minimization (Abstract)

Rafi Cohen , Department of Computer Science, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel
Irina Rabaev , Department of Computer Science, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel
Jihad El-Sana , Department of Computer Science, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel
Klara Kedem , Department of Computer Science, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel
Itshak Dinstein , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ben-Gurion University, Beer-Sheva, Israel
pp. 266-270

Extracting structured data from unstructured document with incomplete resources (Abstract)

Herve Dejean , Xerox Research Centre Europe, Meylan, France
pp. 271-275

Classifier self-assessment: active learning and active noise correction for document classification (Abstract)

Dominik Henter , University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Armin Stahl , Insiders Technologies GmbH, Germany
Markus Ebbecke , Insiders Technologies GmbH, Germany
Michael Gillmann , Insiders Technologies GmbH, Germany
pp. 276-280

Goal-Oriented Performance Evaluation Methodology for Page Segmentation Techniques (Abstract)

Nikolaos Stamatopoulos , Computational Intelligence Laboratory, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, GR-153 10 Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
Georgios Louloudis , Computational Intelligence Laboratory, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, GR-153 10 Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
Basilis Gatos , Computational Intelligence Laboratory, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, GR-153 10 Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
pp. 281-285

Improving sigma-lognormal parameter extraction (Abstract)

Daniel Martin-Albo , PRHLT Research Center, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Rejean Plamondon , Laboratoire Scribens, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
Enrique Vidal , PRHLT Research Center, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
pp. 286-290

Efficient text localization in born-digital images by local contrast-based segmentation (Abstract)

Kai Chen , National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition (NLPR), Institute of Automation of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 95 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
Fei Yin , National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition (NLPR), Institute of Automation of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 95 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
Amir Hussain , Department of Computing Science and Mathematics, University of Stirling, FK9 4LA, UK
Cheng-Lin Liu , National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition (NLPR), Institute of Automation of Chinese Academy of Sciences, 95 Zhongguancun East Road, Beijing 100190, China
pp. 291-295

Separator and content based approach for table extraction in handwritten chemistry documents (Abstract)

Nabil Ghanmi , LORIA, Nancy, France
Abdel Belaid , Université de Lorraine - LORIA, Nancy, France
pp. 296-300

Semantic Label and Structure Model based Approach for Entity Recognition in Database Context (Abstract)

Nihel Kooli , LORIA - Université de Lorraine, Campus scientifique - BP 239, 54506 Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy Cedex, France
Abdel Belaid , LORIA - Université de Lorraine, Campus scientifique - BP 239, 54506 Vandoeuvre-lès-Nancy Cedex, France
pp. 301-305

Preselection of support vector candidates by relative neighborhood graph for large-scale character recognition (Abstract)

Masanori Goto , Research & Development Center, GLORY LTD., Hyogo, Japan
Ryosuke Ishida , Research & Development Center, GLORY LTD., Hyogo, Japan
Seiichi Uchida , Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
pp. 306-310

A subtractive clustering scheme for text-independent online writer identification (Abstract)

Gautam Singh , Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, 781-039, India
Suresh Sundaram , Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, 781-039, India
pp. 311-315

Automatic annotation extension and classification of documents using a probabilistic graphical model (Abstract)

Abdessalem Bouzaieni , LORIA-Université de Lorraine, XILOPIX, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
Sabine Barrat , Laboratory of Computer Science, François Rabelais University, Tours city, France
Salvatore Tabbone , LORIA, Université de Lorraine, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
pp. 316-320

A multiple-expert binarization framework for multispectral images (Abstract)

Reza Farrahi Moghaddam , Synchromedia Lab and CIRROD, ETS (University of Quebec), Montreal, Canada H3C 1K3
Mohamed Cheriet , Synchromedia Lab and CIRROD, ETS (University of Quebec), Montreal, Canada H3C 1K3
pp. 321-325

Character retrieval of vectorized cuneiform script (Abstract)

Bartosz Bogacz , Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR), Heidelberg University, Germany
Michael Gertz , Institute of Computer Science, Heidelberg University, Germany
Hubert Mara , Interdisciplinary Center for Scientific Computing (IWR), Heidelberg University, Germany
pp. 326-330

Robust text segmentation using graph cut (Abstract)

Shangxuan Tian , Department of Computer Science, School of Computing, National University of Singapore, Computing 1, 13 Computing Drive, Singapore 117417
Shijian Lu , Visual Computing Department, Institute for Infocomm Research, 1 Fusionopolis Way, #21-01 Connexis, Singapore 138632
Bolan Su , Visual Computing Department, Institute for Infocomm Research, 1 Fusionopolis Way, #21-01 Connexis, Singapore 138632
Chew Lim Tan , Department of Computer Science, School of Computing, National University of Singapore, Computing 1, 13 Computing Drive, Singapore 117417
pp. 331-335

Isolated character recognition using projections of oriented gradients (Abstract)

George Retsinas , Computational Intelligence Laboratory, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, GR-15310 Athens, Greece
Basilis Gatos , Computational Intelligence Laboratory, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, GR-15310 Athens, Greece
Nikolaos Stamatopoulos , Computational Intelligence Laboratory, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, GR-15310 Athens, Greece
Georgios Louloudis , Computational Intelligence Laboratory, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, GR-15310 Athens, Greece
pp. 336-340

A combined Convolutional Neural Network and Dynamic Programming approach for text line normalization (Abstract)

Joan Pastor-Pellicer , Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Salvador Espana-Boquera , Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
M. J. Castro-Bleda , Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Francisco Zamora-Martinez , Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera, Alfara del Patriarca, València, Spain
pp. 341-345

A segmentation free Word Spotting for handwritten documents (Abstract)

Adam Ghorbel , Paris Descartes University, LIPADE-SIP, France
Jean-Marc Ogier , La Rochelle University, L3I, France
Nicole Vincent , Paris Descartes University, LIPADE-SIP, France
pp. 346-350

Speech balloon and speaker association for comics and manga understanding (Abstract)

Christophe Rigaud , Laboratoire L3i, Université de La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17000, France
Nam Le Thanh , Laboratoire L3i, Université de La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17000, France
J.-C. Burie , Laboratoire L3i, Université de La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17000, France
J.-M. Ogier , Laboratoire L3i, Université de La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17000, France
Motoi Iwata , Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University, 1-1 Gakuen-cho, Nakaku, Sakai, 599-8531, Japan
Eiki Imazu , Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University, 1-1 Gakuen-cho, Nakaku, Sakai, 599-8531, Japan
Koichi Kise , Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka Prefecture University, 1-1 Gakuen-cho, Nakaku, Sakai, 599-8531, Japan
pp. 351-355

Graph matching versus bag of graph: a comparative study for lettrines recognition (Abstract)

Mickael Coustaty , L3i labs, University of La Rochelle, France
Jean-Marc Ogier , L3i labs, University of La Rochelle, France
pp. 356-360

Detecting dense foreground stripes in Arabic handwriting for accurate baseline positioning (Abstract)

Felix Stahlberg , Qatar Computing Research Institute, HBKU, Doha, Qatar
Stephan Vogel , Qatar Computing Research Institute, HBKU, Doha, Qatar
pp. 361-365

Document skew detection based on hough space derivatives (Abstract)

Felix Stahlberg , Qatar Computing Research Institute, HBKU, Doha, Qatar
Stephan Vogel , Qatar Computing Research Institute, HBKU, Doha, Qatar
pp. 366-370

Efficient estimation of character normal direction for Camera-based OCR (Abstract)

Kanta Kuramoto , Graduate School of Engineering, Mie University, Tsu-shi, Japan
Wataru Ohyama , Graduate School of Engineering, Mie University, Tsu-shi, Japan
Tetsushi Wakabayashi , Graduate School of Engineering, Mie University, Tsu-shi, Japan
Fumitaka Kimura , Graduate School of Engineering, Mie University, Tsu-shi, Japan
pp. 371-375

Content-independent font recognition on a single Chinese character using sparse representation (Abstract)

Weikang Song , Institute of Computer Science and Technology, Peking University, No.128 Zhongguancun North Street, Beijing 100080, China
Zhouhui Lian , Institute of Computer Science and Technology, Peking University, No.128 Zhongguancun North Street, Beijing 100080, China
Yingmin Tang , Institute of Computer Science and Technology, Peking University, No.128 Zhongguancun North Street, Beijing 100080, China
Jianguo Xiao , Institute of Computer Science and Technology, Peking University, No.128 Zhongguancun North Street, Beijing 100080, China
pp. 376-380

Inkball models for character localization and out-of-vocabulary word spotting (Abstract)

Nicholas R. Howe , Department of Computer Science, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA
pp. 381-385

Segmented handwritten text recognition with recurrent neural network classifiers (Abstract)

Bolan Su , Institute for Infocomm Research, A*Star, 1 Fusionopolis Way, 21-01 Connexis (south tower), Singapore 138632
Xi Zhang , School of Computing, National University of Singapore, Computing 1, 13 Computing Drive, Singapore 117417
Shijian Lu , Institute for Infocomm Research, A*Star, 1 Fusionopolis Way, 21-01 Connexis (south tower), Singapore 138632
Chew Lim Tan , School of Computing, National University of Singapore, Computing 1, 13 Computing Drive, Singapore 117417
pp. 386-390

A new method based on bag of filters for character recognition in scene images by learning (Abstract)

Qisu Li , National Key Lab for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University, China
Tong Lu , National Key Lab for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University, China
Palaiahnakote Shivakumara , Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Umapada Pal , Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, India
Chew Lim Tan , School of Computing, National University of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 391-395

Natural Scene character recognition using Markov Random Field (Abstract)

Xiaolong Liu , National Key Lab for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University, China
Tong Lu , National Key Lab for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University, China
pp. 396-400

Study of two zone-based features for online Bengali and Devanagari character recognition (Abstract)

Rajib Ghosh , CSE Department, National Institute of Technology Patna, India
Partha Pratim Roy , CSE Department, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India
pp. 401-405

Building Handwriting Recognizers by Leveraging Skeletons of Both Offline and Online Samples (Abstract)

Xiong Zhang , Harbin Institute of Technology, 150001, China
Min Wang , Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 200240, China
Lijuan Wang , Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing 100080, China
Qiang Huo , Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing 100080, China
Haifeng Li , Harbin Institute of Technology, 150001, China
pp. 406-410

A context-sensitive-chunk BPTT approach to training deep LSTM/BLSTM recurrent neural networks for offline handwriting recognition (Abstract)

Kai Chen , Department of Electronics Science and Technology, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China
Zhi-Jie Yan , Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China
Qiang Huo , Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing, China
pp. 411-415

A fast color barcode detection method through cross identification on mobile platforms (Abstract)

Yu Zhang , National Key Lab for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University, China
Tong Lu , National Key Lab for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University, China
pp. 416-420

Lexicon-driven recognition of one-stroke character strings in visual gesture (Abstract)

Fei Yin , National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition (NLPR), Institute of Automation of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China
Pai pai Liu , School of Electronics and Information Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University, 100044, China
Lin lin Huang , School of Electronics and Information Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University, 100044, China
Cheng-Lin Liu , National Laboratory of Pattern Recognition (NLPR), Institute of Automation of Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100190, China
pp. 421-425

Scene text detection with robust character candidate extraction method (Abstract)

Myung-Chul Sung , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, POSTECH, Pohang, Korea
Bongjin Jun , StradVision Incorporation, Dellaware, USA
Hojin Cho , StradVision Incorporation, Dellaware, USA
Daijin Kim , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, POSTECH, Pohang, Korea
pp. 426-430

Reconstruction combined training for convolutional neural networks on character recognition (Abstract)

Li Chen , Fujitsu Research & Development Center, Beijing, China
Song Wang , Fujitsu Research & Development Center, Beijing, China
Wei Fan , Fujitsu Research & Development Center, Beijing, China
Jun Sun , Fujitsu Research & Development Center, Beijing, China
Naoi Satoshi , Fujitsu Research & Development Center, Beijing, China
pp. 431-435

Deep learning based language and orientation recognition in document analysis (Abstract)

Li Chen , Fujitsu Research & Development Center, Beijing, China
Song Wang , Fujitsu Research & Development Center, Beijing, China
Wei Fan , Fujitsu Research & Development Center, Beijing, China
Jun Sun , Fujitsu Research & Development Center, Beijing, China
Naoi Satoshi , Fujitsu Research & Development Center, Beijing, China
pp. 436-440

Exploring the world of fonts for discovering the most standard fonts and the missing fonts (Abstract)

Seiichi Uchida , Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan 819-0395
Yuji Egashira , Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan 819-0395
Kota Sato , Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan 819-0395
pp. 441-445

Learning non-Markovian constraints for handwriting recognition (Abstract)

Ryosuke Kakisako , Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan 819-0395
Seiichi Uchida , Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan 819-0395
Frinken Volkmar , Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan 819-0395
pp. 446-450

Arabic handwritten document preprocessing and recognition (Abstract)

Edgard Chammas , University of Balamand, El-Koura, Lebanon
Chafic Mokbel , University of Balamand, El-Koura, Lebanon
Laurence Likforman-Sulem , Institut Mines-Telecom/Telecom ParisTech & CNRS LTCI, France
pp. 451-455

Paragraph text segmentation into lines with Recurrent Neural Networks (Abstract)

Bastien Moysset , A2iA SA, Paris, France
Christopher Kermorvant , Teklia SAS, Paris, France
Christian Wolf , Université de Lyon, CNRS, France
Jerome Louradour , A2iA SA, Paris, France
pp. 456-460

A study on effects of implicit and explicit language model information for DBLSTM-CTC based handwriting recognition (Abstract)

Qi Liu , ACM Honored Class, Zhiyuan College, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 200240, China
Lijuan Wang , Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing 100080, China
Qiang Huo , Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing 100080, China
pp. 461-465

BLSTM-based handwritten text recognition using Web resources (Abstract)

Cristina Oprean , Institut Mines-Telecom/Telecom ParisTech and CNRS LTCI, France
Laurence Likforman-Sulem , Institut Mines-Telecom/Telecom ParisTech and CNRS LTCI, France
Chafic Mokbel , University of Balamand, Faculty of Engineering, P.O. Box 100 Tripoli, Liban
Adrian Popescu , CEA, LIST, Vision & Content Engineering Laboratory, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
pp. 466-470

Subspace method with multi scale wavelet for recognition of printer property (Abstract)

Takeshi Furukawa , Forensic Science Laboratory, Ibaraki Prefectural Police Headquarters, Mito, JAPAN
pp. 471-475

Training an Arabic handwriting recognizer without a handwritten training data set (Abstract)

Irfan Ahmad , Information and Computer Science Department, KFUPM, Dhahran Saudi Arabia
Gernot A. Fink , Department of Computer Science, TU Dortmund University, Germany
pp. 476-480

Novel line verification for multiple instance focused retrieval in document collections (Abstract)

Hongxing Gao , Computer Vision Center, Univ. Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Marcal Rusinol , Computer Vision Center, Univ. Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Dimosthenis Karatzas , Computer Vision Center, Univ. Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Josep Llados , Computer Vision Center, Univ. Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Rajiv Jain , Language and Media Precessing Laboratory, University of Maryland, U.S.A.
David Doermann , Language and Media Precessing Laboratory, University of Maryland, U.S.A.
pp. 481-485

Writer Identification from offline isolated Bangla characters and numerals (Abstract)

Chandranath Adak , Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata-700108, India
Bidyut B. Chaudhuri , Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata-700108, India
pp. 486-490

Generation of synthetic training data for handwritten Indic script recognition (Abstract)

Shivansh Gaur , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India
Siddhant Sonkar , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India
Partha Pratim Roy , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Uttarakhand, India
pp. 491-495

Localized forgery detection in hyperspectral document images (Abstract)

Zhipei Luo , University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China
Faisal Shafait , National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan
Ajmal Mian , The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
pp. 496-500

Towards query-by-speech handwritten keyword spotting (Abstract)

Marcal Rusinol , Computer Vision Center, Dept. Ciències de la Computació, Edifici O, Univ. Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona), Spain
David Aldavert , Computer Vision Center, Dept. Ciències de la Computació, Edifici O, Univ. Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona), Spain
Ricardo Toledo , Computer Vision Center, Dept. Ciències de la Computació, Edifici O, Univ. Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona), Spain
Josep Llados , Computer Vision Center, Dept. Ciències de la Computació, Edifici O, Univ. Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra (Barcelona), Spain
pp. 501-505

True color distributions of scene text and background (Abstract)

Renwu Gao , Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
Shoma Eguchi , Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
Seiichi Uchida , Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
pp. 506-510

Blind versus unblind performance evaluation of binarization methods (Abstract)

Amina Djema , LISIC Lab. Faculty of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Science and Technology Houari Boumediene (USTHB), USTHB, EL-Alia, B.P. 32, 16111, Algiers, Algeria
Youcef Chibani , LISIC Lab. Faculty of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Science and Technology Houari Boumediene (USTHB), USTHB, EL-Alia, B.P. 32, 16111, Algiers, Algeria
Abdenour Sehad , LISIC Lab. Faculty of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Science and Technology Houari Boumediene (USTHB), USTHB, EL-Alia, B.P. 32, 16111, Algiers, Algeria
ET-Tahir Zemouri , LISIC Lab. Faculty of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Science and Technology Houari Boumediene (USTHB), USTHB, EL-Alia, B.P. 32, 16111, Algiers, Algeria
pp. 511-515

Representation and reconstruction of map regions (Abstract)

Samit Biswas , Computer Science and Technology Department, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, Howrah, 711 103, INDIA
Sekhar Mandal , Computer Science and Technology Department, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, Howrah, 711 103, INDIA
Amit Kumar Das , Computer Science and Technology Department, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, Howrah, 711 103, INDIA
pp. 516-520

Fisher vector encoding of micro color features for (real world) jigsaw puzzles (Abstract)

Fabian Richter , Multimedia Computing and Computer Vision Lab, University of Augsburg, Germany
Christian Eggert , Multimedia Computing and Computer Vision Lab, University of Augsburg, Germany
Rainer Lienhart , Multimedia Computing and Computer Vision Lab, University of Augsburg, Germany
pp. 521-525

Recognizing perspective scene text with context feature (Abstract)

Anna Zhu , State Key Lab for Multispectral Information Processing Technology, School of automation, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
Yangbo Dong , State Key Lab for Multispectral Information Processing Technology, School of automation, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
Guoyou Wang , State Key Lab for Multispectral Information Processing Technology, School of automation, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China
pp. 526-530

Automatic script identification in the wild (Abstract)

Baoguang Shi , School of EIC, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China 430074
Cong Yao , School of EIC, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China 430074
Chengquan Zhang , School of EIC, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China 430074
Xiaowei Guo , Tecent, Shanghai, China 200233
Feiyue Huang , Tecent, Shanghai, China 200233
Xiang Bai , School of EIC, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, China 430074
pp. 531-535

Influence of text line segmentation in Handwritten Text Recognition (Abstract)

Veronica Romero , Pattern Recognition and Human Language Technology, Universitat Politècnica de València, Camí de Vera, s/n, Spain
Joan Andreu Sanchez , Pattern Recognition and Human Language Technology, Universitat Politècnica de València, Camí de Vera, s/n, Spain
Vicente Bosch , Pattern Recognition and Human Language Technology, Universitat Politècnica de València, Camí de Vera, s/n, Spain
Katrien Depuydt , Instituut voor Nederlandse Lexicologie, 2300RA Matthias de Vrieshof 2-3, 2311 BZ, Leiden, Netherlands
Jesse de Does , Instituut voor Nederlandse Lexicologie, 2300RA Matthias de Vrieshof 2-3, 2311 BZ, Leiden, Netherlands
pp. 536-540

Effects of clustering algorithms on typographic reconstruction (Abstract)

Elisa H. Barney Smith , Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Boise State University, ID 83725-2075, USA
Bart Lamiroy , Université de Lorraine - LORIA (UMR 7503), Campus Scientifique - BP 239, 54506 Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy CEDEX - FRANCE
pp. 541-545

Chinese character-level writer identification using path signature feature, DropStroke and deep CNN (Abstract)

Weixin Yang , College of Electronic and Information Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Lianwen Jin , College of Electronic and Information Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Manfei Liu , College of Electronic and Information Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
pp. 546-550

Improved deep convolutional neural network for online handwritten Chinese character recognition using domain-specific knowledge (Abstract)

Weixin Yang , College of Electronic and Information Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Lianwen Jin , College of Electronic and Information Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Zecheng Xie , College of Electronic and Information Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Ziyong Feng , College of Electronic and Information Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
pp. 551-555

OCR performance prediction using cross-OCR alignment (Abstract)

Ahmed Ben Salah , Université de Rouen-LITIS and Bibliothèque nationale de France, Quai François Mauriac, 75013 Paris, France
Jean philippe Moreux , Bibliothèque nationale de France, Quai François Mauriac, 75013 Paris, France
Nicolas Ragot , Université François Rabelais-LI, 64, Avenue Jean Portalis, 37200 Tours, France
Thierry Paquet , Université de Rouen-LITIS, 1 Rue Thomas Becket, 76821 Mont-Saint-Aignan, France
pp. 556-560

Shape-based word spotting in handwritten document images (Abstract)

Angelos P. Giotis , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Greece
Giorgos Sfikas , Computational Intelligence Laboratory, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, GR-15310 Athens, Greece
Christophoros Nikou , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Ioannina, Greece
Basilis Gatos , Computational Intelligence Laboratory, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, GR-15310 Athens, Greece
pp. 561-565

Multiresolution approach based on adaptive superpixels for administrative documents segmentation into color layers (Abstract)

Elodie Carel , L3i, University of La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042 Cedex, France
Jean-Christophe Burie , L3i, University of La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042 Cedex, France
Vincent Courboulay , L3i, University of La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042 Cedex, France
Jean-Marc Ogier , L3i, University of La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042 Cedex, France
Vincent Poulain d'Andecy , ITESOFT Headquarters: Parc d'Andron Le Séquoia, 30470 Aimargues, France
pp. 566-570

Text-graphics separation to detect logo and stamp from color document images: A spectral approach (Abstract)

Amit Vijay Nandedkar , School of Information Technology, IIT Kharagpur, India
Jayanta Mukhopadhyay , Dept. of Computer Science & Engg., IIT Kharagpur, India
Shamik Sural , School of Information Technology, IIT Kharagpur, India
pp. 571-575

A Conditional Random Field model for font forgery detection (Abstract)

Romain Bertrand , Laboratory L3i, University of La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042, France
Oriol Ramos Terrades , Computer Science Dep., Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Computer Vision Center (CVC), Edifici 0, campus UAB, 08193, Bellaterra, Spain
Petra Gomez-Kramer , Laboratory L3i, University of La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042, France
Patrick Franco , Laboratory L3i, University of La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042, France
Jean-Marc Ogier , Laboratory L3i, University of La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042, France
pp. 576-580

Parallel sequence classification using recurrent neural networks and alignment (Abstract)

Federico Raue , University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Wonmin Byeon , University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Thomas M. Breuel , University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Marcus Liwicki , University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
pp. 581-585

One-shot field spotting on colored forms using subgraph isomorphism (Abstract)

Maroua Hammami , University of Rouen - LITIS EA 4108, Avenue de l'Université, 76801 Saint-Etienne-du Rouvray, France
Pierre Heroux , University of Rouen - LITIS EA 4108, Avenue de l'Université, 76801 Saint-Etienne-du Rouvray, France
Sebastien Adam , University of Rouen - LITIS EA 4108, Avenue de l'Université, 76801 Saint-Etienne-du Rouvray, France
Vincent Poulain d'Andecy , Itesoft, Parc d'Andron Le Séquoia 30470 Aimargues, France
pp. 586-590

DASyR(IR) - document analysis system for systematic reviews (in Information Retrieval) (Abstract)

Florina Piroi , Institute of Software Engineering and Information Systems, Vienna University of Technology, Favoriten Strasse 9-11/188, 1040, Austria
Aldo Lipani , Institute of Software Engineering and Information Systems, Vienna University of Technology, Favoriten Strasse 9-11/188, 1040, Austria
Mihai Lupu , Institute of Software Engineering and Information Systems, Vienna University of Technology, Favoriten Strasse 9-11/188, 1040, Austria
Allan Hanbury , Institute of Software Engineering and Information Systems, Vienna University of Technology, Favoriten Strasse 9-11/188, 1040, Austria
pp. 591-595

A comparative study of local detectors and descriptors for mobile document classification (Abstract)

Maral Rusinol , Computer Vision Center, Dept. Ciències de la Computació, Edifici O, Univ. Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
Joseph Chazalon , L3i Laboratory, Université de La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042 Cédex 1, France
Jean-Marc Ogier , L3i Laboratory, Université de La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042 Cédex 1, France
Josep Llados , Computer Vision Center, Dept. Ciències de la Computació, Edifici O, Univ. Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
pp. 596-600

SRIF: Scale and Rotation Invariant Features for camera-based document image retrieval (Abstract)

Q.B. Dang , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
M.M. Luqman , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
M. Coustaty , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
C.D. Tran , College of Information and Communication Technology, Can Tho University, Vietnam
J.M. Ogier , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
pp. 601-605

Segmentation-free pattern spotting in historical document images (Abstract)

Sovann En , LITIS, University of Rouen, Saint Etienne du Rouvray, 76800, France
Caroline Petitjean , LITIS, University of Rouen, Saint Etienne du Rouvray, 76800, France
Stephane Nicolas , LITIS, University of Rouen, Saint Etienne du Rouvray, 76800, France
Laurent Heutte , LITIS, University of Rouen, Saint Etienne du Rouvray, 76800, France
pp. 606-610

A complete automatic short answer assessment system with student identification (Abstract)

Hemmaphan Suwanwiwat , School of Information and Communication Technology, Griffith University, Australia
Michael Blumenstein , School of Information and Communication Technology, Griffith University, Australia
Umapada Pal , Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, India
pp. 611-615

Unsupervised word spotting using a graph representation based on invariants (Abstract)

Quang Anh Bui , Laboratory L3i, University of La Rochelle, France
Muriel Visani , Laboratory L3i, University of La Rochelle, France
Remy Mullot , Laboratory L3i, University of La Rochelle, France
pp. 616-620

A semi-automatic groundtruthing tool for mobile-captured document segmentation (Abstract)

Joseph Chazalon , L3i Laboratory, Université de La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042 Cédex 1, France
Marcal Rusinol , L3i Laboratory, Université de La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042 Cédex 1, France
Jean-Marc Ogier , L3i Laboratory, Université de La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042 Cédex 1, France
Josep Llados , Computer Vision Center, Dept. Ci`encies de la Computació, Edifici O, Univ. Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
pp. 621-625

Hidden Markov model topology optimization for handwriting recognition (Abstract)

Nuria Cirera , Computer Vision Center, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Ed. O, 08193, Bellaterra, Spain
Alicia Fornes , Computer Vision Center, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Ed. O, 08193, Bellaterra, Spain
Josep Llados , Computer Vision Center, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Ed. O, 08193, Bellaterra, Spain
pp. 626-630

Towards an automatic on-line signature verifier using only one reference per signer (Abstract)

Moises Diaz , IDeTIC Institute, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Andreas Fischer , École Polytechnique de Montréal, Laboratoire Scribens, Canada
Rejean Plamondon , École Polytechnique de Montréal, Laboratoire Scribens, Canada
Miguel A. Ferrer , IDeTIC Institute, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
pp. 631-635

A comparative study of features for handwritten Bangla text recognition (Abstract)

Ayan Kumar Bhunia , Dept. of ECE, Inst. of Engg. & Management, Kolkata, India
Ayan Das , Dept. of ECE, Inst. of Engg. & Management, Kolkata, India
Partha Pratim Roy , Dept. of CSE, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India
Umapada Pal , CVPR Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
pp. 636-640

Towards visual words to words (Abstract)

Rakesh Mehta , Dept. of Signal Processing, Tampere Univ. of Technology in Tampere, Finland
Ondrej Chum , Centre for Machine Peception, Department of Cybernetics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Jiri Matas , Centre for Machine Peception, Department of Cybernetics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
pp. 641-645

GRPOLY-DB: An old Greek polytonic document image database (Abstract)

Basilis Gatos , Computational Intelligence Laboratory, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, GR-153 10 Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
Nikolaos Stamatopoulos , Computational Intelligence Laboratory, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, GR-153 10 Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
Georgios Louloudis , Computational Intelligence Laboratory, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, GR-153 10 Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
Giorgos Sfikas , Computational Intelligence Laboratory, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, GR-153 10 Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
George Retsinas , Computational Intelligence Laboratory, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, GR-153 10 Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
Vassilis Papavassiliou , Institute for Language and Speech Processing (ILSP), Athena Research and Innovation Center, GR-151 25 Maroussi, Athens, Greece
Fotini Sunistira , Institute for Language and Speech Processing (ILSP), Athena Research and Innovation Center, GR-151 25 Maroussi, Athens, Greece
Vassilis Katsouros , Institute for Language and Speech Processing (ILSP), Athena Research and Innovation Center, GR-151 25 Maroussi, Athens, Greece
pp. 646-650

Learning local image descriptors for word spotting (Abstract)

Sebastian Sudholt , Department of Computer Science, Technische Universität Dortmund University, 44221, Germany
Leonard Rothacker , Department of Computer Science, Technische Universität Dortmund University, 44221, Germany
Gernot A. Fink , Department of Computer Science, Technische Universität Dortmund University, 44221, Germany
pp. 651-655

An initial study on the construction of ground truth binarized images of ancient palm leaf manuscripts (Abstract)

Made Windu Antara Kesiman , Laboratoire Informatique Image Interaction (L3i), University of La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042, Cedex 1, France
Sophea Prum , Laboratoire Informatique Image Interaction (L3i), University of La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042, Cedex 1, France
Jean-Christophe Burie , Laboratoire Informatique Image Interaction (L3i), University of La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042, Cedex 1, France
Jean-Marc Ogier , Laboratoire Informatique Image Interaction (L3i), University of La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042, Cedex 1, France
pp. 656-660

Segmentation-free query-by-string word spotting with Bag-of-Features HMMs (Abstract)

Leonard Rothacker , Department of Computer Science, TU Dortmund University, 44221, Germany
Gernot A. Fink , Department of Computer Science, TU Dortmund University, 44221, Germany
pp. 661-665

Automated scoring of Bender Gestalt Test using image analysis techniques (Abstract)

Momina Moetesum , Center of Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Imran Siddiqi , Center of Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Uzma Masroor , Dept. of Professional Psychology, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Chawki Djeddi , LAMIS Laboratory, Larbi Tebessi University, Tebessa, Algeria
pp. 666-670

Hybrid word/Part-of-Arabic-Word Language Models for arabic text document recognition (Abstract)

Mohamed Faouzi BenZeghiba , A2iA S.A., 39 rue de la Bienfaisance, 75008 - Paris - France
Jerome Louradour , A2iA S.A., 39 rue de la Bienfaisance, 75008 - Paris - France
Christopher Kermorvant , Teklia S.A.S, 164 avenue de Suffren, 75015 Paris - France
pp. 671-675

Language identification from handwritten documents (Abstract)

Luc Mioulet , Laboratoire LITIS - EA 4108, Universite de Rouen, FRANCE 76800
Utpal Garain , CVPR Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B.T. Road, Kolkata 700108, India
Clement Chatelain , Laboratoire LITIS - EA 4108, INSA Rouen, FRANCE 76800
Philippine Barlas , Laboratoire LITIS - EA 4108, Universite de Rouen, FRANCE 76800
Thierry Paquet , Laboratoire LITIS - EA 4108, Universite de Rouen, FRANCE 76800
pp. 676-680

Where to apply dropout in recurrent neural networks for handwriting recognition? (Abstract)

Theodore Bluche , LIMSI CNRS, Spoken Language Processing Group, Orsay, France
Christopher Kermorvant , A2iA SA, Paris, France
Jerome Louradour , A2iA SA, Paris, France
pp. 681-685

Using attributes for word spotting and recognition in polytonic greek documents (Abstract)

Giorgos Sfikas , Computational Intelligence Laboratory, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, GR-15310 Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
Angelos P. Giotis , Computational Intelligence Laboratory, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, GR-15310 Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
Georgios Louloudis , Computational Intelligence Laboratory, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, GR-15310 Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
Basilis Gatos , Computational Intelligence Laboratory, Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, GR-15310 Agia Paraskevi, Athens, Greece
pp. 686-690

Writer adaptation of online handwritten recognition using Adaptive RBF Network (Abstract)

Surabhi Raje , Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune, India
Kapil Mehrotra , Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune, India
Swapnil Belhe , Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Pune, India
pp. 691-695

Automatic and interactive rule inference without ground truth (Abstract)

Ceres Carton , IRISA - INSA, Université Européenne de Bretagne, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042 Rennes Cedex, France
Aurelie Lemaitre , IRISA - Université Rennes 2, Université Européenne de Bretagne, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042 Cedex, France
Bertrand Couasnon , IRISA - INSA, Université Européenne de Bretagne, Campus de Beaulieu, 35042 Rennes Cedex, France
pp. 696-700

Word segmentation using Wigner-Ville distribution (Abstract)

Ergina Kavallieratou , Dept. Information and Communication Systems Engineering, University of the Aegean, Samos, Greece
pp. 701-705

Improving OCR for an under-resourced script using unsupervised word-spotting (Abstract)

Adi Silberpfennig , The Blavatnik School of Computer Science, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Lior Wolf , The Blavatnik School of Computer Science, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Nachum Dershowitz , The Blavatnik School of Computer Science, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Seraogi Bhagesh , Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
Bidyut B. Chaudhuri , Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
pp. 706-710

Viral transcript alignment (Abstract)

Gil Sadeh , Tel Aviv University, Israel
Lior Wolf , Tel Aviv University, Israel
Tal Hassner , The Open University, Raanana, Israel
Nachum Dershowitz , Tel Aviv University, Israel
Daniel Stokl Ben-Ezra , École Pratique des Hautes Études, Paris, France
pp. 711-715

Sparse radial sampling LBP for writer identification (Abstract)

Anguelos Nicolaou , Computer Vision Center, Edifici O, Universitad Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain
Andrew D. Bagdanov , Computer Vision Center, Edifici O, Universitad Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain
Marcus Liwicki , DIVA research group, Department of Informatics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Dimosthenis Karatzas , Computer Vision Center, Edifici O, Universitad Autonoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Spain
pp. 716-720

Use case visual Bag-of-Words techniques for camera based identity document classification (Abstract)

Lluis-Pere de las Heras , Computer Vision Center, Computer Science Dept., Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Catalonia / Spain
Oriol Ramos Terrades , Computer Vision Center, Computer Science Dept., Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Catalonia / Spain
Josep Llados , Computer Vision Center, Computer Science Dept., Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Catalonia / Spain
David Fernandez-Mota , ICAR Vision, Barcelona, Catalonia / Spain
Cristina Canero , ICAR Vision, Barcelona, Catalonia / Spain
pp. 721-725

Attributed Graph Grammar for floor plan analysis (Abstract)

Lluis-Pere de las Heras , Computer Vision Center, Computer Science Dept., Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Catalonia / Spain
Oriol Ramos Terrades , Computer Vision Center, Computer Science Dept., Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Catalonia / Spain
Josep Llados , Computer Vision Center, Computer Science Dept., Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Catalonia / Spain
pp. 726-730

Probabilistic interpretation and improvements to the HMM-filler for handwritten keyword spotting (Abstract)

Joan Puigcerver , PRHLT Research Center, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Alejandro H. Toselli , PRHLT Research Center, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Enrique Vidal , PRHLT Research Center, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
pp. 731-735

Context-aware lattice based filler approach for key word spotting in handwritten documents (Abstract)

Alejandro Hector Toselli , Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Joan Puigcerver , Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Enrique Vidal , Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
pp. 736-740

High performance Query-by-Example keyword spotting using Query-by-String techniques (Abstract)

Enrique Vidal , Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Alejandro H. Toselli , Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Joan Puigcerver , Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
pp. 741-745

Efficient Scene text localization and recognition with local character refinement (Abstract)

Lukas Neumann , Centre for Machine Perception, Department of Cybernetics, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic
Jiri Matas , Centre for Machine Perception, Department of Cybernetics, Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic
pp. 746-750

Multi-stage HMM based Arabic text recognition with rescoring (Abstract)

Irfan Ahmad , Information and Computer Science Department, KFUPM, Dhahran Saudi Arabia
Gernot A. Fink , Department of Computer Science, TU Dortmund University, Germany
pp. 751-755

Label transition and selection pruning and automatic decoding parameter optimization for time-synchronous Viterbi decoding (Abstract)

Yasuhisa Fujii , Google Research, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
Dmitriy Genzel , Google Research, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
Ashok C. Popat , Google Research, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
Remco Teunen , Google Research, Mountain View, CA 94043, USA
pp. 756-760

Content-based comic retrieval using multilayer graph representation and frequent graph mining (Abstract)

Thanh-Nam Le , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, Avenue Micheal Crépeau, 17042 Cedex 1, France
Muhammad Muzzamil Luqman , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, Avenue Micheal Crépeau, 17042 Cedex 1, France
Jean-Christophe Burie , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, Avenue Micheal Crépeau, 17042 Cedex 1, France
Jean-Marc Ogier , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, Avenue Micheal Crépeau, 17042 Cedex 1, France
pp. 761-765

Recognition of historical Greek polytonic scripts using LSTM networks (Abstract)

Fotini Simistira , Institute for Language and Speech Processing, Athena Research and Innovation Center, Athens, Greece
Adnan Ul-Hassan , Department of Computer Science, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Vassilis Papavassiliou , Institute for Language and Speech Processing, Athena Research and Innovation Center, Athens, Greece
Basilis Gatos , Institute of Informatics and Telecommunications, NCSR Demokritos, Athens, Greece
Vassilis Katsouros , Institute for Language and Speech Processing, Athena Research and Innovation Center, Athens, Greece
Marcus Liwicki , Department of Computer Science, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
pp. 766-770

Document image OCR accuracy prediction via latent Dirichlet allocation (Abstract)

Xujun Peng , Raytheon BBN Technologies, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Huaigu Cao , Raytheon BBN Technologies, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Prem Natarajan , ISI, Univ. of Southern California, Marina del Rey, 90292, USA
pp. 771-775

Text zone classification using unsupervised feature learning (Abstract)

Nibal Nayef , L3i Laboratory, Université de La Rochelle, France
Jean-Marc Ogier , L3i Laboratory, Université de La Rochelle, France
pp. 776-780

Handwritten word spotting by inexact matching of grapheme graphs (Abstract)

Pau Riba , Computer Vision Center - Computer Science Department, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Catalonia, Spain
Josep Llados , Computer Vision Center - Computer Science Department, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Catalonia, Spain
Alicia Fornes , Computer Vision Center - Computer Science Department, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Bellaterra, Catalonia, Spain
pp. 781-785

Localized document image change detection (Abstract)

Rajiv Jain , Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
David Doermann , Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
pp. 786-790

Overlapped-triangle analysis with hierarchical ranking of dominance (Abstract)

Xiaoqing Lu , Institute of Computer Science & Technology, Peking University, State Key Laboratory of Digital Publishing Technology, Beijing, China
Lu Liu , Institute of Computer Science & Technology, Peking University, State Key Laboratory of Digital Publishing Technology, Beijing, China
Zhi Tang , Institute of Computer Science & Technology, Peking University, State Key Laboratory of Digital Publishing Technology, Beijing, China
Haibin Ling , Department of Computer and Information Sciences, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A
pp. 791-795

Automated analysis of line plots in documents (Abstract)

Rathin Radhakrishnan Nair , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo, NY 14260-1660, USA
Nishant Sankaran , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo, NY 14260-1660, USA
Ifeoma Nwogu , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo, NY 14260-1660, USA
Venu Govindaraju , Department of Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo, NY 14260-1660, USA
pp. 796-800

Chart classification by combining deep convolutional networks and deep belief networks (Abstract)

Xiao Liu , College of Computer Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China 310027
Binbin Tang , College of Computer Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China 310027
Zhenyang Wang , College of Computer Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China 310027
Xianghua Xu , College of Computer Science, Hangdian University, Hangzhou, China 310027
Shiliang Pu , HIK VISION, Hangzhou, China 310027
Dapeng Tao , School of Information Science and Engineering, Yunnan University, Kunming, China 650000
Mingli Song , College of Computer Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China 310027
pp. 801-805

A character degradation model for color document images (Abstract)

Do Thi Luyen , L3i, University of La Rochelle, France
Elodie Carel , L3i, University of La Rochelle, France
Jean-Marc Ogier , L3i, University of La Rochelle, France
Jean-Christophe Burie , L3i, University of La Rochelle, France
pp. 806-810

Multilingual signature-verification by generalized combined segmentation verification (Abstract)

Wataru Ohyama , Graduate School of Engineering, Mie University, Tsu-shi, Japan
Yuuki Ogi , Graduate School of Engineering, Mie University, Tsu-shi, Japan
Tetsushi Wakabayashi , Graduate School of Engineering, Mie University, Tsu-shi, Japan
Fumitaka Kimura , Graduate School of Engineering, Mie University, Tsu-shi, Japan
pp. 811-815

Tackling temporal pattern recognition by vector space embedding (Abstract)

Brian Iwana , Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
Seiichi Uchida , Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
Kaspar Riesen , University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland, Olten, Switzerland
Volkmar Frinken , Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan
pp. 816-820

MRF based text binarization in complex images using stroke feature (Abstract)

Yanna Wang , The State Key Laboratory of Management and Control for Complex Systems, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CASIA), Beijing 100190, China
Cunzhao Shi , The State Key Laboratory of Management and Control for Complex Systems, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CASIA), Beijing 100190, China
Baihua Xiao , The State Key Laboratory of Management and Control for Complex Systems, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CASIA), Beijing 100190, China
Chunheng Wang , The State Key Laboratory of Management and Control for Complex Systems, Institute of Automation, Chinese Academy of Sciences (CASIA), Beijing 100190, China
pp. 821-825

Simplifying the reading of historical manuscripts (Abstract)

Abedelkadir Asi , Department of Computer Science, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
Rafi Cohen , Department of Computer Science, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
Klara Kedem , Department of Computer Science, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
Jihad El-Sana , Department of Computer Science, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
pp. 826-830

Optical modelling and language modelling trade-off for Handwritten Text Recognition (Abstract)

Mauricio Villegas , PRHLT, Universitat Politècnica de València, Camí de Vera s/n, 46022, Spain
Joan Andreu Sanchez , PRHLT, Universitat Politècnica de València, Camí de Vera s/n, 46022, Spain
Enrique Vidal , PRHLT, Universitat Politècnica de València, Camí de Vera s/n, 46022, Spain
pp. 831-835

ALTID : Arabic/Latin Text Images Database for recognition research (Abstract)

Imen Chtourou , MIRACL laboratory, ISIMS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Ahmed Cheikh Rouhou , MIRACL laboratory, ISIMS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Faten Kallel Jaiem , MIRACL laboratory, ISIMS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
Slim Kanoun , MIRACL laboratory, ISIMS, University of Sfax, Tunisia
pp. 836-840

Writer adaptive feature extraction based on convolutional neural networks for online handwritten Chinese character recognition (Abstract)

Jun Du , University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, China
Jian-Fang Zhai , University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, China
Jin-Shui Hu , iFlytek Research, Hefei, Anhui, China
Bo Zhu , iFlytek Research, Hefei, Anhui, China
Si Wei , iFlytek Research, Hefei, Anhui, China
Li-Rong Dai , University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, China
pp. 841-845

High performance offline handwritten Chinese character recognition using GoogLeNet and directional feature maps (Abstract)

Zhuoyao Zhong , School of Electronic and Information Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Lianwen Jin , School of Electronic and Information Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
Zecheng Xie , School of Electronic and Information Engineering, South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, China
pp. 846-850

Let's be done with thresholds! (Abstract)

Sebastien Eskenazi , L3i, University of La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042, France
Petra Gomez-Kramer , L3i, University of La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042, France
Jean-Marc Ogier , L3i, University of La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042, France
pp. 851-855

Comic frame extraction via line segments combination (Abstract)

Yongtao Wang , Institute of Computer Science & Technology, Peking University, Beijing, China
Yafeng Zhou , Institute of Computer Science & Technology, Peking University, Beijing, China
Zhi Tang , Institute of Computer Science & Technology, Peking University, Beijing, China
pp. 856-860

Mixed handwritten and printed digit recognition in Sudoku with Convolutional Deep Belief Network (Abstract)

Baptiste Wicht , University of Fribourg, Switzerland, HES-SO, University of Applied Science of Western Switzerland
Jean Henneberty , University of Fribourg, Switzerland, HES-SO, University of Applied Science of Western Switzerland
pp. 861-865

Date field extraction from handwritten documents using HMMs (Abstract)

Ranju Mandal , School of Information and Communication Technology, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
Partha Pratim Roy , Dept. of Computer Science & Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India
Umapada Palz , Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
Michael Blumenstein , School of Information and Communication Technology, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
pp. 866-870

Joint denoising and magnification of noisy Low-Resolution textual images (Abstract)

Rim Walha , REGIM-Lab.: REsearch Groups in Intelligent Machines, University of Sfax, ENIS, BP 1173, 3038, Tunisia
Fadoua Drira , REGIM-Lab.: REsearch Groups in Intelligent Machines, University of Sfax, ENIS, BP 1173, 3038, Tunisia
Franck Lebourgeois , University of Lyon, INSA-Lyon, CNRS, LIRIS, UMR5205, F-69621, France
Christophe Garcia , University of Lyon, INSA-Lyon, CNRS, LIRIS, UMR5205, F-69621, France
Adel M. Alimi , REGIM-Lab.: REsearch Groups in Intelligent Machines, University of Sfax, ENIS, BP 1173, 3038, Tunisia
pp. 871-875

Efficient word image retrieval using fast DTW distance (Abstract)

G. Nagendar , Center for Visual Information Technology, IIIT Hyderabad, India
C.V. Jawahar , Center for Visual Information Technology, IIIT Hyderabad, India
pp. 876-880

Query by string word spotting based on character bi-gram indexing (Abstract)

Suman K. Ghosh , Computer Vision Center, Dept. Ci`encies de la Computació Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
Ernest Valveny , Computer Vision Center, Dept. Ci`encies de la Computació Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
pp. 881-885

Automatic discrimination of text and non-text natural images (Abstract)

Chengquan Zhang , School of Electronic Information and Communications, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, 430074, China
Cong Yao , School of Electronic Information and Communications, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, 430074, China
Baoguang Shi , School of Electronic Information and Communications, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, 430074, China
Xiang Bai , School of Electronic Information and Communications, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, 430074, China
pp. 886-890

Confidence measures for seamless skew and orientation detection in document images (Abstract)

Iuliu Konya , Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems (IAIS), Schloss Birlinghoven, 53754 Sankt Augustin, Germany
Stefan Eickeler , Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems (IAIS), Schloss Birlinghoven, 53754 Sankt Augustin, Germany
Christian Brandt , Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems (IAIS), Schloss Birlinghoven, 53754 Sankt Augustin, Germany
pp. 891-895

Arabic ligatures: Analysis and application in text recognition (Abstract)

Yousef Elarian , CNET, Jazan Univ., 45142, KSA
Irfan Ahmad , ICS, KFUPM, Dhahran 31261, KSA
Sameh Awaida , CEN, Qassim Univ., 51452, KSA
Wasfi Al-Khatib , ICS, KFUPM, Dhahran 31261, KSA
Abdelmalek Zidouri , EE, KFUPM, Dhahran 31261, KSA
pp. 896-900

A clump splitting based method to localize speech balloons in comics (Abstract)

Xicheng Liu , Institute of Computer Science and Technology, Peking University, Beijing, China
Yongtao Wang , Institute of Computer Science and Technology, Peking University, Beijing, China
Zhi Tang , Institute of Computer Science and Technology, Peking University, Beijing, China
pp. 901-905

Writer identification using VLAD encoded contour-Zernike moments (Abstract)

Vincent Christlein , Pattern Recognition Lab, Department of Computer Science, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Martensstr. 3, 91058, Germany
David Bernecker , Pattern Recognition Lab, Department of Computer Science, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Martensstr. 3, 91058, Germany
Elli Angelopoulou , Pattern Recognition Lab, Department of Computer Science, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Martensstr. 3, 91058, Germany
pp. 906-910

Deep BLSTM neural networks for unconstrained continuous handwritten text recognition (Abstract)

Volkmar Frinken , Faculty of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University, Japan
Seiichi Uchida , Faculty of Information Science and Electrical Engineering, Kyushu University, Japan
pp. 911-915

Robust seed-based stroke width transform for text detection in natural images (Abstract)

Feng Su , State Key Laboratory for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University, 210023, China
Hailiang Xu , State Key Laboratory for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University, 210023, China
pp. 916-920

Interactive content-based Document Retrieval using fuzzy attributed relational graph matching (Abstract)

Ramzi Chaieb , Engineering School of Tunis, SAGE Research Unit, ENISo, University of Sousse, Tunisia
Karim Kalti , Faculty of Science of Monastir, SAGE Research Unit, ENISo, University of Sousse, Tunisia
Najoua Essoukri Ben Amara , Engineering School of Sousse (ENISo), SAGE Research Unit, ENISo, University of Sousse, Tunisia
pp. 921-925

A new wavelet-Laplacian method for arbitrarily-oriented character segmentation in video text lines (Abstract)

Guozhu Liang , National Key Lab for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University, China
Palaiahnakote Shivakumara , Faculty of Computer Science and Information Technology, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Tong Lu , National Key Lab for Novel Software Technology, Nanjing University, China
Chew Lim Tan , School of Computing, National University of Singapore, Singapore
pp. 926-930

The ENP image and ground truth dataset of historical newspapers (Abstract)

Christian Clausner , Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (PRImA) Research Lab, School of Computing, Science and Engineering, University of Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Christos Papadopoulos , Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (PRImA) Research Lab, School of Computing, Science and Engineering, University of Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Stefan Pletschacher , Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (PRImA) Research Lab, School of Computing, Science and Engineering, University of Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
Apostolos Antonacopoulos , Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (PRImA) Research Lab, School of Computing, Science and Engineering, University of Salford, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
pp. 931-935

A hypothesize-and-verify framework for text recognition using deep recurrent neural networks (Abstract)

Anupama Ray , Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
Sai Rajeswar , Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
Santanu Chaudhury , Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
pp. 936-940

Arabic handwritten texts clusterization based on Feature Relation Graph (FRG) (Abstract)

Vladislav A. Pavlov , Saint-Petersburg State University, Russian Federation
Dmitry S. Shalymov , Saint Petersburg State University, Russian Federation
pp. 941-945

A segmentation-free approach for printed Devanagari script recognition (Abstract)

Tushar Karayil , Department of Computer Science, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Adnan Ul-Hasan , Department of Computer Science, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Thomas M. Breuel , Department of Computer Science, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
pp. 946-950

Multi-lingual text recognition from video frames (Abstract)

Nabin Sharma , Griffith University, Queensland, Australia 4222
Ranju Mandal , Griffith University, Queensland, Australia 4222
Rabi Sharma , CVPR Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India 700108
Partha P. Roy , Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India
Umapada Pal , CVPR Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India 700108
Michael Blumenstein , Griffith University, Queensland, Australia 4222
pp. 951-955

Crossing the lines: making optimal use of context in line-based Handwritten Text Recognition (Abstract)

J. Tanha , Institute for Dutch Lexicology (INL), Matthias de Vrieshof 3, 2311 BZ Leiden, The Netherlands
J.D. Does , Institute for Dutch Lexicology (INL), Matthias de Vrieshof 3, 2311 BZ Leiden, The Netherlands
K. Depuydt , Institute for Dutch Lexicology (INL), Matthias de Vrieshof 3, 2311 BZ Leiden, The Netherlands
J.A. Sanchez , Universitat Politcnica de Valncia, Cam de Vera, s/n 46022, Spain
pp. 956-960

Color structure recovering in strong specular text regions (Abstract)

Tam Nguyen , Saigon Technology University, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam
GueeSang Lee , Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea, 500-757
Huan Nguyen Nhu , HCMC University of Science, Vietnam
Thuc Nguyen Dinh , HCMC University of Science, Vietnam
pp. 961-965

A sigma-lognormal model for character level CAPTCHA generation (Abstract)

Chetan Ramaiah , University at Buffalo, NY 14260-1608, USA
Rejean Plamondon , École Polytechnique de Montréal, C.P. 6079, QC, Canada H3C 3A7
Venu Govindaraju , University at Buffalo, NY 14260-1608, USA
pp. 966-970

Noise characterization in ancient document images based on DCT coefficient distribution (Abstract)

Fitri Arnia , Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Syiah Kuala University, Indonesia 23111
Fardian , Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Syiah Kuala University, Indonesia 23111
Sayed Muchallil , Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Syiah Kuala University, Indonesia 23111
Khairul Munadi , Dept. of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Syiah Kuala University, Indonesia 23111
pp. 971-975

Can RNNs reliably separate script and language at word and line level? (Abstract)

Ajeet Kumar Singh , Center for Visual Information Technology, IIIT Hyderabad, India
C. V. Jawahar , Center for Visual Information Technology, IIIT Hyderabad, India
pp. 976-980

Visual appearance based document classification methods: Performance evaluation and benchmarking (Abstract)

Syed Saqib Bukhari , German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Germany
Andreas Dengel , German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Germany
pp. 981-985

Adapting off-the-shelf CNNs for word spotting & recognition (Abstract)

Arjun Sharma , Xerox Research Centre India, Bengaluru, India
Pramod Sankar K. , Xerox Research Centre India, Bengaluru, India
pp. 986-990

Evaluation of deep convolutional nets for document image classification and retrieval (Abstract)

Adam W. Harley , Department of Computer Science, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Alex Ufkes , Department of Computer Science, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Konstantinos G. Derpanis , Department of Computer Science, Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
pp. 991-995

A dataset for Arabic text detection, tracking and recognition in news videos- AcTiV (Abstract)

Oussama Zayene , DIVA group, Department of Informatics, University of Fribourg (Unifr), Switzerland
Jean Hennebert , DIVA group, Department of Informatics, University of Fribourg (Unifr), Switzerland
Sameh Masmoudi Touj , SAGE lab, National Engineering School of Sousse (Eniso), University of Sousse, Tunisia
Rolf Ingold , DIVA group, Department of Informatics, University of Fribourg (Unifr), Switzerland
Najoua Essoukri Ben Amara , SAGE lab, National Engineering School of Sousse (Eniso), University of Sousse, Tunisia
pp. 996-1000

Curriculum learning for printed text line recognition of ligature-based scripts (Abstract)

Adnan Ul-Hasan , Department of Computer Science, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Faisal Shafaity , NUST School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Islamabad, Pakistan
Marcus Liwicki , Department of Computer Science, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
pp. 1001-1005

Gradient-domain degradations for improving historical documents images layout analysis (Abstract)

Mathias Seuret , University of Fribourg, Department of Informatics, Bd. de Pérolles 90, 1700, Switzerland
Kai Chen , University of Fribourg, Department of Informatics, Bd. de Pérolles 90, 1700, Switzerland
Nicole Eichenbergery , University of Fribourg, Germanistische Mediävistik, Avenue de l'Europe 20, 1700, Switzerland
Marcus Liwicki , University of Fribourg, Department of Informatics, Bd. de Pérolles 90, 1700, Switzerland
Rolf Ingold , University of Fribourg, Department of Informatics, Bd. de Pérolles 90, 1700, Switzerland
pp. 1006-1010

Page segmentation of historical document images with convolutional autoencoders (Abstract)

Kai Chen , DIVA (Document, Image and Voice Analysis) research group, Department of Informatics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Mathias Seuret , DIVA (Document, Image and Voice Analysis) research group, Department of Informatics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Marcus Liwicki , DIVA (Document, Image and Voice Analysis) research group, Department of Informatics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Jean Hennebert , DIVA (Document, Image and Voice Analysis) research group, Department of Informatics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Rolf Ingold , DIVA (Document, Image and Voice Analysis) research group, Department of Informatics, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
pp. 1011-1015

Word of blobs (Abstract)

Jihad El-Sana , Department of Computer Science, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
Klara Kedem , Department of Computer Science, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
pp. 1016-1020

CNN based common approach to handwritten character recognition of multiple scripts (Abstract)

Durjoy Sen Maitra , Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B. T. Road, Kolkata-108, India
Ujjwal Bhattacharya , Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B. T. Road, Kolkata-108, India
Swapan K. Parui , Computer Vision & Pattern Recognition Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B. T. Road, Kolkata-108, India
pp. 1021-1025

Deep learning and recurrent connectionist-based approaches for Arabic text recognition in videos (Abstract)

Sonia Yousfi , Orange Labs - France Telecom, 35510 Cesson-Sévigné, France
Sid-Ahmed Berrani , Orange Labs - France Telecom, 35510 Cesson-Sévigné, France
Christophe Garcia , University of Lyon, INSA-Lyon, LIRIS, UMR5205 CNRS, 69621 Villeurbanne, France
pp. 1026-1030

Planar Markovian approach for the recognition of a wide vocabulary of Arabic decomposable words (Abstract)

Imen Ben Cheikh , LaTICe-ESSTT, 5 Avenue Taha Hussein, BP56 Mnara, 1008 Tunis, Tunisie
Imen Allagui , LaTICe-ESSTT, 5 Avenue Taha Hussein, BP56 Mnara, 1008 Tunis, Tunisie
pp. 1031-1035

Arabic characters recognition in natural scenes using sparse coding for feature representations (Abstract)

Maroua Tounsi , REsearch Groups in Intelligent Machines (REGIM-Lab), ENIS-Sfax, Tunisia
Ikram Moalla , REsearch Groups in Intelligent Machines (REGIM-Lab), ENIS-Sfax, Tunisia
Adel M. Alimi , REsearch Groups in Intelligent Machines (REGIM-Lab), ENIS-Sfax, Tunisia
Frank Lebouregois , Laboratoire d'InfoRmatique en Images et Systèmes d'information (LIRIS), INSA of Lyon, France
pp. 1036-1040

Unsupervised feature learning for optical character recognition (Abstract)

Devendra K Sahu , Center for Visual Information Technology, IIIT Hyderabad, India
C. V. Jawahar , Center for Visual Information Technology, IIIT Hyderabad, India
pp. 1041-1045

A sequence learning approach for multiple script identification (Abstract)

Adnan Ul-Hasan , Department of Computer Science, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Muhammad Zeshan Afzal , Department of Computer Science, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Faisal Shafait , NUST School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Islamabad, Pakistan
Marcus Liwicki , Department of Computer Science, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
Thomas M. Breuel , Department of Computer Science, University of Kaiserslautern, Germany
pp. 1046-1050

Trajectory recovery and stroke reconstruction of handwritten mathematical symbols (Abstract)

Behrang Sabeghi Saroui , School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham, UK
Volker Sorge , School of Computer Science, University of Birmingham, UK
pp. 1051-1055

Unconstrained Bengali handwriting recognition with recurrent models (Abstract)

Utpal Garain , CVPR Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, 203, B. T. Road, Kolkata 700108, INDIA
Luc Mioulet , Laboratoire LITIS - EA 4108, Universite de Rouen, 76800, FRANCE
B. B. Chaudhuri , CVPR Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, 203, B. T. Road, Kolkata 700108, INDIA
Clement Chatelain , Laboratoire LITIS - EA 4108, Universite de Rouen, 76800, FRANCE
Thierry Paquet , Laboratoire LITIS - EA 4108, Universite de Rouen, 76800, FRANCE
pp. 1056-1060

Online handwriting recognition using depth sensors (Abstract)

Rajat Aggarwal , International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India
Sirnam Swetha , International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India
Anoop M. Namboodiri , International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India
Jayanthi Sivaswamy , International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India
C. V. Jawahar , International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad, India
pp. 1061-1065

Evaluation of techniques for signature classification from accelerometer and gyroscope data (Abstract)

Lukas Tencer , Département de Génie de la Production Automatisée, École de technologie supérieure, Montréal, Canada
Marta Reznakova , Département de Génie de la Production Automatisée, École de technologie supérieure, Montréal, Canada
Mohamed Cheriet , Département de Génie de la Production Automatisée, École de technologie supérieure, Montréal, Canada
pp. 1066-1070

Supporting early contextualization of textual content in digital documents on the Web (Abstract)

Bahaa Eldesouky , Knowledge Management Department, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Kaiserslautern, Germany
Menna Bakry , German University in Cairo, New-Cairo, Egypt
Heiko Maus , Knowledge Management Department, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Kaiserslautern, Germany
Andreas Dengel , Knowledge Management Department, German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Kaiserslautern, Germany
pp. 1071-1075

A hybrid approach to discover semantic hierarchical sections in scholarly documents (Abstract)

Suppawong Tuarob , Information and Communication Technology, Mahidol University, Thailand
Prasenjit Mitra , Qatar Computing Research Institute, Doha, Qatar
C. Lee Giles , Computer Science and Engineering, Information Sciences and Technology, Pennsylvania State University, USA
pp. 1081-1085

Table information extraction and structure recognition using query patterns (Abstract)

T Kasar , LORIA - Universite de Lorraine, BP 239 - Loria Campus Scientifique, 54506 Nancy Cedex, FRANCE
T K Bhowmik , LORIA - Universite de Lorraine, BP 239 - Loria Campus Scientifique, 54506 Nancy Cedex, FRANCE
A Belaid , LORIA - Universite de Lorraine, BP 239 - Loria Campus Scientifique, 54506 Nancy Cedex, FRANCE
pp. 1086-1090

A performance evaluation of NSHP-HMM based on conditional ZONE observation probabilities application to offline handwriting word recognition (Abstract)

Hanene Boukerma , Ecole Normale Supérieur de l'Enseignement Technologique (ENSET), Skikda, Algeria
Christophe Choisy , ALTRAN, France
Abdallah Benouareth , LABoratoire de Gestion Electronique du Documents (LABGED), Université Badji Mokhtar, Annaba, Algeria
Nadir Farah , LABoratoire de Gestion Electronique du Documents (LABGED), Université Badji Mokhtar, Annaba, Algeria
pp. 1091-1095

Text and non-text segmentation based on connected component features (Abstract)

Viet Phuong Le , Laboratory L3I, Faculty of Science and Technology, La Rochelle University, France
Nibal Nayef , Laboratory L3I, Faculty of Science and Technology, La Rochelle University, France
Muriel Visani , Laboratory L3I, Faculty of Science and Technology, La Rochelle University, France
Jean-Marc Ogier , Laboratory L3I, Faculty of Science and Technology, La Rochelle University, France
Cao De Tran , College of Information and Communication Technology, Can Tho University, Vietnam
pp. 1096-1100

Scale and rotation invariant OCR for Pashto cursive script using MDLSTM network (Abstract)

Riaz Ahmad , TU-Kaiserslautern, Germany
Muhammad Zeshan Afzal , TU-Kaiserslautern, Germany
Sheikh Faisal Rashid , TU-Kaiserslautern, Germany
Marcus Liwicki , DFKI Kaiserslautern, Germany
Thomas Breuel , TU-Kaiserslautern, Germany
pp. 1101-1105

Word-level script identification for handwritten Indic scripts (Abstract)

Pawan Kumar Singh , Computer Science & Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
Ram Sarkar , Computer Science & Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
Mita Nasipuri , Computer Science & Engineering Department, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
David Doermann , Institute for Advanced Computer Studies, University of Maryland, College Park, USA
pp. 1106-1110

Deepdocclassifier: Document classification with deep Convolutional Neural Network (Abstract)

Muhammad Zeshan Afzal , Kaiserslautern University of Technology, Germany
Samuele Capobianco , Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione, Università di Firenze, Italy
Muhammad Imran Malik , Kaiserslautern University of Technology, Germany
Simone Marinai , Dipartimento di Ingegneria dell'Informazione, Università di Firenze, Italy
Thomas M. Breuel , Kaiserslautern University of Technology, Germany
Andreas Dengel , Kaiserslautern University of Technology, Germany
Marcus Liwicki , Kaiserslautern University of Technology, Germany
pp. 1111-1115

Age, gender and handedness prediction from handwriting using gradient features (Abstract)

Nesrine Bouadjenek , LISIC. Lab, Faculty of Electronics and Computer Sciences, University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene (USTHB), Algiers, Algeria
Hassiba Nemmour , LISIC. Lab, Faculty of Electronics and Computer Sciences, University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene (USTHB), Algiers, Algeria
Youcef Chibani , LISIC. Lab, Faculty of Electronics and Computer Sciences, University of Sciences and Technology Houari Boumediene (USTHB), Algiers, Algeria
pp. 1116-1120

Binarization-free OCR for historical documents using LSTM networks (Abstract)

Mohammad Reza Yousefi , German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Kaiserslautern, Germany
Mohammad Reza Soheili , German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Kaiserslautern, Germany
Thomas M. Breuel , Technical University of Kaiserslautern, 67663, Germany
Ehsanollah Kabir , Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tarbiat Modares University, Iran
Didier Stricker , German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), Kaiserslautern, Germany
pp. 1121-1125

A new automatic framework for document image enhancement process based on anisotropic diffusion (Abstract)

Mohamed Riad Yagoubi , Department of Telecommunications, LTIR, USTHB, Algiers, Algeria
Amina Serir , Department of Telecommunications, LTIR, USTHB, Algiers, Algeria
Azeddine Beghdadi , L2TI, Institut Galilée, France
pp. 1126-1130

Ink classification and visualisation of historical manuscripts: Application of hyperspectral imaging (Abstract)

Sony George , The Norwegian Colour and Visual Computing Laboratory, Gjøvik University College, Norway
Jon Yngve Hardeberg , The Norwegian Colour and Visual Computing Laboratory, Gjøvik University College, Norway
pp. 1131-1135

Visual graph analysis for quality assessment of manually labelled documents image database (Abstract)

Romain Giot , Laboratoire Bordelais de Recherche en Informatique UMR 5800, Domaine universitaire, 351, cours de la Libération 33405 Talence - France
Romain Bourqui , Laboratoire Bordelais de Recherche en Informatique UMR 5800, Domaine universitaire, 351, cours de la Libération 33405 Talence - France
Nicholas Journet , Laboratoire Bordelais de Recherche en Informatique UMR 5800, Domaine universitaire, 351, cours de la Libération 33405 Talence - France
Anne Vialard , Laboratoire Bordelais de Recherche en Informatique UMR 5800, Domaine universitaire, 351, cours de la Libération 33405 Talence - France
pp. 1136-1140

Performance evaluation of DTW and its variants for word spotting in degraded documents (Abstract)

Tanmoy Mondal , Université François Rabelais, Laboratory of Computer Science (LI), Tours, France
Nicolas Ragot , Université François Rabelais, Laboratory of Computer Science (LI), Tours, France
Jean-Yves Ramel , Université François Rabelais, Laboratory of Computer Science (LI), Tours, France
Umapada Pal , Indian Statistical Institute, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Unit, Kolkata, India
pp. 1141-1145

Exemplary Sequence Cardinality: An effective application for word spotting (Abstract)

Tanmoy Mondal , Université François Rabelais Tours, Laboratory of Computer Science (LI), France
Nicolas Ragot , Université François Rabelais Tours, Laboratory of Computer Science (LI), France
Jean-Yves Ramel , Université François Rabelais Tours, Laboratory of Computer Science (LI), France
Umapada Pal , Indian Statistical Institute, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Unit, Kolkata, India
pp. 1146-1150

ICDAR2015 competition on recognition of documents with complex layouts - RDCL2015 (Abstract)

A. Antonacopoulos , Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (PRImA) Research Lab, School of Computing, Science and Engineering, University of Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 4WT, United Kingdom
C. Clausner , Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (PRImA) Research Lab, School of Computing, Science and Engineering, University of Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 4WT, United Kingdom
C. Papadopoulos , Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (PRImA) Research Lab, School of Computing, Science and Engineering, University of Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 4WT, United Kingdom
S. Pletschacher , Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (PRImA) Research Lab, School of Computing, Science and Engineering, University of Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 4WT, United Kingdom
pp. 1151-1155

ICDAR 2015 competition on Robust Reading (Abstract)

Dimosthenis Karatzas , Computer Vision Centre, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Lluis Gomez-Bigorda , Computer Vision Centre, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Anguelos Nicolaou , Computer Vision Centre, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Suman Ghosh , Computer Vision Centre, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Andrew Bagdanov , Computer Vision Centre, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
Masakazu Iwamura , Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
Jiri Matas , Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Lukas Neumann , Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic
Vijay Ramaseshan Chandrasekhar , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Shijian Lu , Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
Faisal Shafait , National University of Science and Technology (NUST), Pakistan
Seiichi Uchida , Kyushu University, Japan
Ernest Valveny , Computer Vision Centre, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
pp. 1156-1160

ICDAR2015 competition on smartphone document capture and OCR (SmartDoc) (Abstract)

JC. Burie , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
J. Chazalon , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
M. Coustaty , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
S. Eskenazi , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
M.M. Luqman , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
M. Mehri , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
N. Nayef , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
JM. Ogier , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
S. Prum , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
M. Rusinol , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
pp. 1161-1165

ICDAR 2015 competition HTRtS: Handwritten Text Recognition on the tranScriptorium dataset (Abstract)

Joan Andreu Sanchez , PRHLT, Universitat Politècnica de València, amí de Vera s/n, 46022, Spain
Alejandro H. Toselli , PRHLT, Universitat Politècnica de València, amí de Vera s/n, 46022, Spain
Veronica Romero , PRHLT, Universitat Politècnica de València, amí de Vera s/n, 46022, Spain
Enrique Vidal , PRHLT, Universitat Politècnica de València, amí de Vera s/n, 46022, Spain
pp. 1166-1170

ICDAR 2015 competition on text line detection in historical documents (Abstract)

Michael Murdock , Content Systems Group, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah USA
Shawn Reid , Content Systems Group, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah USA
Blaine Hamilton , Content Systems Group, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah USA
Jackson Reese , Content Systems Group, Ancestry.com, Provo, Utah USA
pp. 1171-1175

ICDAR2015 Competition on Keyword Spotting for Handwritten Documents (Abstract)

Joan Puigcerver , PRHLT Research Center, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Alejandro H. Toselli , PRHLT Research Center, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
Enrique Vidal , PRHLT Research Center, Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain
pp. 1176-1180

ICDAR 2015 contest on MultiSpectral Text Extraction (MS-TEx 2015) (Abstract)

Rachid Hedjam , Synchromedia Lab, Department of Automated Manufacturing Engineering, ETS, University of Quebec, 1100 Notre-Dame West, Montreal, Canada H3C 1K3
Hossein Ziaei Nafchi , Synchromedia Lab, Department of Automated Manufacturing Engineering, ETS, University of Quebec, 1100 Notre-Dame West, Montreal, Canada H3C 1K3
Reza Farrahi Moghaddam , Synchromedia Lab, Department of Automated Manufacturing Engineering, ETS, University of Quebec, 1100 Notre-Dame West, Montreal, Canada H3C 1K3
Margaret Kalacska , Remote sensing Lab. Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke West, Montreal, QC, Canada H3A 2K6
Mohamed Cheriet , Synchromedia Lab, Department of Automated Manufacturing Engineering, ETS, University of Quebec, 1100 Notre-Dame West, Montreal, Canada H3C 1K3
pp. 1181-1185

ICDAR2015 competition on signature verification and writer identification for on- and off-line skilled forgeries (SigWIcomp2015) (Abstract)

Muhammad Imran Malik , German Research Center for AI (DFKI GmbH), Kaisersautern, Germany
Sheraz Ahmed , German Research Center for AI (DFKI GmbH), Kaisersautern, Germany
Angelo Marcelli , University of Salerno Via Giovanni Paolo II, Fisciano (SA), Italy
Umapada Pal , CVPR Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
Michael Blumenstein , School of ICT, Griffith University, Australia
Linda Alewijns , Netherlands Forensic Institute, The Hague, The Netherlands
Marcus Liwicki , University of Fribourg, Switzerland
pp. 1186-1190

ICDAR2015 competition on Multi-script Writer Identification and Gender Classification using ‘QUWI’ Database (Abstract)

Chawki Djeddi , LAMIS Laboratory, Larbi Tebessi University, Tebessa, Algeria
Somaya Al-Maadeed , Computer Science and Engineering Department, College of Engineering, Qatar University, Doha, Qatar
Abdeljalil Gattal , LAMIS Laboratory, Larbi Tebessi University, Tebessa, Algeria
Imran Siddiqi , Department of Computer Science, Bahria University, Islamabad, Pakistan
Labiba Souici-Meslati , LISCO Laboratory, Badji Mokhtar-Annaba University, Algeria
Haikal El Abed , Technical Trainers College, German International Cooperation, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
pp. 1191-1195

ICDAR2015 Competition on Video Script Identification (CVSI 2015) (Abstract)

Nabin Sharma , School of Information and Communication Technology, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
Ranju Mandal , School of Information and Communication Technology, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
Rabi Sharma , Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
Umapada Pal , Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, India
Michael Blumenstein , School of Information and Communication Technology, Griffith University, Queensland, Australia
pp. 1196-1200

ICDAR2015 competition on Text Image Super-Resolution (Abstract)

Clement Peyrard , Orange Labs, 4, rue du Clos Courtel, 35510 Cesson-Sévigné, France
Moez Baccouche , Orange Labs, 4, rue du Clos Courtel, 35510 Cesson-Sévigné, France
Franck Mamalet , Spikenet Technology, 20 avenue Prat Gimont, 31130 Balma, France
Christophe Garcia , University of Lyon, INSA-Lyon, LIRIS, UMR5205 CNRS, 69621 Villeurbanne, France
pp. 1201-1205

Quantitative evaluation of features for Forensic Handwriting Examination (Abstract)

Angelo Marcelli , Department of Information and Electrical Engineering and Applied Mathematics, Via Giovanni Paolo II, 132, University of Salerno, Italy
Antonio Parziale , Department of Information and Electrical Engineering and Applied Mathematics, Via Giovanni Paolo II, 132, University of Salerno, Italy
Claudio De Stefano , Department of Electrical and Information Engineering, Via Si Biasio, 32, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, Italy
pp. 1266-1271

Handedness detection of online handwriting based on horizontal strokes (Abstract)

Erika Griechisch , Department of Medical Physics and Informatics, University of Szeged, Hungary
Erika Bencsik , Hungarian Institute for Forensic Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
pp. 1272-1277

Behaviour of dynamic and static feature dependences in constrained signatures (Abstract)

Giuseppe Pirlo , Dipartimento di Informatica, Università degli Studi di Bari, via Orabona, 4, 70125, Italy
Moises Diaz , Instituto Universitario para el Desarrollo Tecnologico y la Innovacion en Comunicaciones, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Miguel A. Ferrer , Instituto Universitario para el Desarrollo Tecnologico y la Innovacion en Comunicaciones, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Donato Impedovo , Dipartimento di Informatica, Elettrotecnica ed Elettronica, Politecnico di Bari, via Amendola 126, 70125, Italy
Fabrizio Rizzi , Dipartimento di Informatica, Università degli Studi di Bari, via Orabona, 4, 70125, Italy
pp. 1278-1281

AMIGO - automatic indexing of lecture footage (Abstract)

Markus Eberts , RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, 65197 Wiesbaden, Germany
Adrian Ulges , RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, 65197 Wiesbaden, Germany
Ulrich Schwanecke , RheinMain University of Applied Sciences, 65197 Wiesbaden, Germany
pp. 1206-1210

Camera-based document image retrieval system using local features - comparing SRIF with LLAH, SIFT, SURF and ORB (Abstract)

Q.B. Dang , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
V.P. Le , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
M.M. Luqman , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
M. Coustaty , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
C.D. Tran , College of Information and Communication Technology, Can Tho University, Vietnam
J-M. Ogier , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
pp. 1211-1215

Improving document matching performance by local descriptor filtering (Abstract)

Joseph Chazalon , L3i Laboratory, Université de La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042 Cédex 1, France
Marcal Rusinol , Computer Vision Center, Dept. Ciències de la Computació, Edifici O, Univ. Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
Jean-Marc Ogier , L3i Laboratory, Université de La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crépeau, 17042 Cédex 1, France
pp. 1216-1220

ALIF: A dataset for Arabic embedded text recognition in TV broadcast (Abstract)

Sonia Yousfi , Orange Labs - France Telecom, 35510 Cesson-Sévigné, France
Sid-Ahmed Berrani , Orange Labs - France Telecom, 35510 Cesson-Sévigné, France
Christophe Garcia , University of Lyon, INSA-Lyon, LIRIS, UMR5205 CNRS, 69621 Villeurbanne, France
pp. 1221-1225

Rectification of camera captured document images for camera-based OCR technology (Abstract)

Mohamed Fawzi , Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt
Mohsen. A. Rashwan , Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt
Hany Ahmed , Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt
Shaimaa Samir , Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University, Egypt
Sherif M. Abdou , Faculty of Computers and Information Systems, Cairo University, Egypt
Hassanin M. Al-Barhamtoshy , Computing and Information Technology, King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Saudi Arabia
Kamal M. Jambi , Computing and Information Technology, King Abdulaziz University (KAU), Saudi Arabia
pp. 1226-1230

SmartDoc-QA: A dataset for quality assessment of smartphone captured document images - single and multiple distortions (Abstract)

Nibal Nayef , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
Muhammad Muzzamil Luqman , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
Sophea Prum , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
Sebastien Eskenazi , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
Joseph Chazalon , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
Jean-Marc Ogier , L3i Laboratory, University of La Rochelle, France
pp. 1231-1235

Efficient indexing for Query By String text retrieval (Abstract)

Suman K. Ghosh , Computer Vision Center, Dept. Ciències de la Computació, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
Lluis Gomez , Computer Vision Center, Dept. Ciències de la Computació, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
Dimosthenis Karatzas , Computer Vision Center, Dept. Ciències de la Computació, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
Ernest Valveny , Computer Vision Center, Dept. Ciències de la Computació, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
pp. 1236-1240

Multi-script iterative steerable directional filtering for handwritten text line extraction (Abstract)

Wassim Swaileh , LITIS Laboratory, University of Rouen, France
Kamel Ait Mohand , Géographie-cités Laboratory, French National Center for Scientific Research, Paris, France
Thierry Paquet , LITIS Laboratory, University of Rouen, France
pp. 1241-1245

Recognizable units in Pashto language for OCR (Abstract)

Riaz Ahmad , DFKI Kaiserslautern, Germany
Muhammad Zeshan Afzal , DFKI Kaiserslautern, Germany
Sheikh Faisal Rashid , DFKI Kaiserslautern, Germany
Marcus Liwicki , University in Fribourg, Switzerland
Andreas Dengel , DFKI Kaiserslautern, Germany
Thomas Breuel , TU-Kaiserslautern, Germany
pp. 1246-1250

Script independent online handwriting recognition (Abstract)

Oendrila Samanta , CVPR Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B. T. Road, Kolkata, India
Anandarup Roy , École de Tech. Supérieure, University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada
Ujjwal Bhattacharya , CVPR Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B. T. Road, Kolkata, India
Swapan K. Parui , CVPR Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, 203 B. T. Road, Kolkata, India
pp. 1251-1255

OCR for bilingual documents using language modeling (Abstract)

Anupama Ray , Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
Sai Rajeswar , Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
Santanu Chaudhury , Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India
pp. 1256-1260

Document indexing framework for retrieval of degraded document images (Abstract)

Ritu Garg , Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India
Ehtesham Hassan , Innovation Labs, TCS, Delhi, India
Santanu Chaudhury , Electrical Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, India
pp. 1261-1265
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