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A blind indic script recognizer for multi-script documents

Pati, Peeta Basa and Ramakrishnan, AG (2007) A blind indic script recognizer for multi-script documents. In: 9th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, 23-26 Sept. 2007, Curitiba, BRAZIL.

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Abstract

We report a hierarchical blind script identifier for 11 different Indian scripts. An initial grouping of the 11 scripts is accomplished at the first level of this hierarchy. At the subsequent level, we recognize the script in each group. The various nodes of this tree use different feature-classifier combinations. A database of 20,000 words of different font styles and sizes is collected and used for each script. Effectiveness of Gabor and Discrete Cosine Transform features has been independently, evaluated using nearest neighbor linear discriminant and support vector machine classifiers. The minimum and maximum accuracies obtained, using this hierarchical mechanism, are 92.2% and 97.6%, respectively.

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Department/Centre: Division of Electrical Sciences > Electrical Engineering
Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2010 09:18
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:56
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/25997

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