Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

A novel approach for skew estimation of document images in OCR system

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Sarfraz, M. ; Dept. of Inf. & Comput. Sci., KFUPM, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia ; Zidouri, A. ; Shahab, S.A.

Optical character recognition (OCR) is an area which has always received special attention. OCR systems are typically built on the strategy of divide and conquer, rather than recognizing documents at one go. They utilize several stages during the course of recognition. There have been many stages in a typical OCR system, preprocessing stage in considered to be indispensable. An input image or information need to be normalized and converted into format acceptable by OCR system. OCR systems typically assume that documents were printed with a single direction of the text and that the acquisition process did not introduce a relevant skew. Practically this assumption is not very strong and printed document could be skewed at some angle with horizontal axis. In this paper, we have proposed a new technique for skew estimation of image document. In the proposed scheme, multiscale properties of an image are utilized together with principal component analysis to estimate the orientation of principal axis of clustered data.

Published in:

Computer Graphics, Imaging and Vision: New Trends, 2005. International Conference on

Date of Conference:

26-29 July 2005

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.