Yangxing Liu

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Text detection in color images has become an active research area since recent decades. In this paper, we present a novel approach to accurately detect text in color images possibly with a complex background. First, we use an elaborate edge detection algorithm to extract all possible text edge pixels. Second connected component analysis is employed to(More)
SUMMARY Text detection in color images has become an active research area in the past few decades. In this paper, we present a novel approach to accurately detect text in color images possibly with a complex background. The proposed algorithm is based on the combination of connected component and texture feature analysis of unknown text region contours.(More)
Rectangular shape object detection in color images is a critical step of many image recognition systems. However, there are few reports on this matter. In this paper, we proposed a hierarchical approach, which combines a global contour-based line segment detection algorithm and an Markov random field (MRF) model, to extract rectangular shape objects from(More)
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