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Automatic index creation for handwritten notes

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2 Author(s)
Uchihashi, S. ; FX Palo Alto Lab., CA, USA ; Wilcox, L.

This paper describes a technique for automatically creating an index for handwritten notes captured as digital ink. No text recognition is performed. Rather, a dictionary of possible index terms is built by clustering groups of ink strokes corresponding roughly to words. Terms whose distribution varies significantly across note pages are selected for the index. An index page containing the index terms is created, and terms are hyper-linked back to their original location in the notes. Further, index terms occurring in a note page are highlighted to aid browsing

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Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, 1999. Proceedings., 1999 IEEE International Conference on  (Volume:6 )

Date of Conference:

15-19 Mar 1999