IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - New algorithms for skewing correction and slant removal on word-level [OCR]

ICECS'99. Proceedings of ICECS'99. 6th IEEE International Conference on Electronics, Circuits and Systems

Author(s): Kavallieratou, E. ; Fakotakis, N. ; Kokkinakis, G.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 January 1999
Conference Location: Pafos, Cyprus, Cyprus
Conference Date: 5 September 1999
Volume: 2
ISBN (Paper): 0-7803-5682-9
DOI: 10.1109/ICECS.1999.813439
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The word preprocessing is a crucial stage of OCR systems. Here we present two algorithms appropriate for this stage. The first one corrects the skewing of words and the second removes the slant... View More

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