Guide to OCR for Arabic Scripts

Guide to OCR for Arabic Scripts

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This Guide to OCR for Arabic Scripts is the first book of its kind, specifically devoted to this emerging field. Topics and features: contains contributions from the leading researchers in the field; with a Foreword by Professor Bente Maegaard of the University of Copenhagen; presents a detailed overview of Arabic character recognition technology, covering a range of different aspects of pre-processing and feature extraction; reviews a broad selection of varying approaches, including HMM-based methods and a recognition system based on multidimensional recurrent neural networks; examines the evaluation of Arabic script recognition systems, discussing data collection and annotation, benchmarking strategies, and handwriting recognition competitions; describes numerous applications of Arabic script recognition technology, from historical Arabic manuscripts to online Arabic recognition.These methods are used mostly to compare image optimization software, to experiment using grayscale files, to use ... By using innovative a€œautomatic page- turning scannera€ technology and a high-resolution Canon digital camera, Kirtasanbsp;...

Title:Guide to OCR for Arabic Scripts
Author:Volker Märgner, Haikal El Abed
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-07-03


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