The PAGE (Page Analysis and Ground-Truth Elements) format framework
Pletschacher, S and Antonacopoulos, A 2010, 'The PAGE (Page Analysis and Ground-Truth Elements) format framework' , Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR2010), Istanbul, Turkey, August 23-26, 2010 , pp. 257-260.
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There is a plethora of established and proposed document representation formats but none that can adequately support individual stages within an entire sequence of document image analysis methods (from document image enhancement to layout analysis to OCR) and their evaluation. This paper describes PAGE, a new XML-based page image representation framework that records information on image characteristics (image borders, geometric distortions and corresponding corrections, binarisation etc.) in addition to layout structure and page content. The suitability of the framework to the evaluation of entire workflows as well as individual stages has been extensively validated by using it in high-profile applications such as in public contemporary and historical ground-truthed datasets and in the ICDAR Page Segmentation competition series.
|Themes:||Subjects outside of the University Themes|
|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Data Mining and Pattern Recognition Research Centre|
Colleges and Schools > College of Science & Technology > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
|Journal or Publication Title:||Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR2010), Istanbul, Turkey, August 23-26, 2010|
|Depositing User:||Dr Apostolos Antonacopoulos|
|Date Deposited:||07 Oct 2011 11:06|
|Last Modified:||10 Oct 2011 15:11|
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