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Visual representation of text in web documents and its interpretation

Karatzas, D and Antonacopoulos, A 2005, 'Visual representation of text in web documents and its interpretation' , in: Multidisciplinary approaches to visual representations and interpretations , Studies in multidisciplinarity, 2 , Elsevier Science, pp. 181-196.

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This chapter examines the uses of text and its representation on Web documents in terms of the challenges in its interpretation. Particular attention is paid to the significant problem of non-uniform representation of text. This non-uniformity is mainly due to the presence of semantically important text in image form as opposed to the standard encoded text. The issues surrounding text representation in Web documents are discussed in the context of colour perception and spatial representation. The characteristics of the representation of text in image form are examined and research towards interpreting these images of text is briefly described.

Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Malcolm, GR
Additional Information: Chapter 13
Themes: Subjects / Themes > Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA075 Electronic computers. Computer science
Subjects outside of the University Themes
Schools: Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering
Schools > School of Computing, Science and Engineering > Salford Innovation Research Centre (SIRC)
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Refereed: Yes
Series Name: Studies in multidisciplinarity
ISBN: 9780444514639
Depositing User: H Kenna
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2009 14:12
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2015 00:02

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