A complete printed Bangla OCR system

@article{Chaudhuri1998ACP,
  title={A complete printed Bangla OCR system},
  author={Bidyut Baran Chaudhuri and Umapada Pal},
  journal={Pattern Recognition},
  year={1998},
  volume={31},
  pages={531-549}
}
A complete Optical Character Recognition (OCR) system for printed Bangla, the fourth most popular script in the world, is presented. This is the first OCR system among all script forms used in the Indian sub-continent. The problem is difficult because (i) there are about 300 basic, modified and compound character shapes in the script, (ii) the characters in a word are topologically connected and (iii) Bangla is an inflectional language. In our system the document image captured by Flat-bed… CONTINUE READING
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