A new framework for recognition of heavily degraded characters in historical typewritten documents based on semi-supervised clustering
Pletschacher, S, Hu, J and Antonacopoulos, A 2009, A new framework for recognition of heavily degraded characters in historical typewritten documents based on semi-supervised clustering , in: 10th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, 26th - 29th July 2009, Barcelona.
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This paper presents a new semi-supervised clustering framework to the recognition of heavily degraded characters in historical typewritten documents, where off-theshelf OCR typically fails. The constraints are generated using typographical (collection-independent) domain knowledge and are used to guide both sample (glyph set) partitioning and metric learning. Experimental results using simple features provide encouraging evidence that this approach can lead to significantly improved clustering results compared to simple K-Means clustering, as well as to clustering using a state-of-the art OCR engine.
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
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|Schools:||Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Humanities, Languages & Social Sciences > Centre for Social Research (CSR. Salford)|
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|Date Deposited:||21 Dec 2011 11:37|
|Last Modified:||20 Aug 2013 18:19|
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