Gerd Maderlechner

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Introduction The attention of a human reader and the reading speed strongly depends on the layout of a document The term layout is used for the geometrical arrangement of document components (i.e. text, graphics and figures) on the page as well as for the typographic features of the text (i.e. font type, style, size, alignment and line spacing). Although(More)
This paper describes an approach to attention based layout segmentation using general principles of the human visual perception to achieve this goal. The text is considered as texture in different resolution levels. A new measure of attractiveness is introduced. The segmentation is generic and not limited to specific document classes and models. The(More)
Office Automation by electronic text processing has not reduced the amount of paper used for communication and storage. The present boom of FAX-Systems proves this tendency. With this growing degree of ofice automation the paper-computer interface becomes increasingly important. To be useful , this interface must be able to handle documents containing text(More)