A data base for Arabic handwritten text recognition research

  title={A data base for Arabic handwritten text recognition research},
  author={Somaya Al-M{\'a}adeed and Dave Elliman and Colin Higgins},
  journal={Int. Arab J. Inf. Technol.},
In this paper we present a new database for off-line Arabic handwriting recognition, together with several preprocessing procedures. We designed, collected and stored a database of Arabic handwriting (AHDB). This resulted in a unique databases dealing with handwritten information from Arabic text, both in terms of the size of the database as well as the number of different writers involved. We further designed an innovative, simple, yet powerful, in place tagging procedure for the database. It… CONTINUE READING
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