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Handwriting Recognition Of Unrestricted Numerals

Handwriting Recognition of Unrestricted Numerals

A multi-staged system for off-line handwritten numeral recognition is presented here. After scanning, the digitized binary bitmap image of the source document is passed through a preprocessing stage which performs segmentation, thinning and rethickening, normalization, and slant correction. The recognizer is a three-layered neural net trained with back-propagation algorithm. While a few systems that use three-layered nets for recognition have been presented in the literature, the contribution of our system is based on two aspects: elaborate preprocessing based on structural pattern recognition methods combined with a neural net based recognizer; and integration of neural net based and structural pattern recognition methods to produce high accuracies.

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