A Bezier Curve-Based Approach to Shape Description for Chinese Calligraphy Characters

@inproceedings{Yang2001ABC,
  title={A Bezier Curve-Based Approach to Shape Description for Chinese Calligraphy Characters},
  author={Hsi-Ming Yang and Jainn-Jyh Lu and Hsi-Jian Lee},
  booktitle={ICDAR},
  year={2001}
}
In this paper, we propose a method to vectorize Chinese characters in calligraphy documents, Our system can prevent the zigzag phenomena when the characters are enlarged. The system contains two modules: contour segment extraction and description. In the former, high curvature points on contours are detected as corner points, which divide the contour into several segments. In the latter, a contour segment can be described either by a straight line or a cubic Bezier curve. According to relations… CONTINUE READING
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