An OCR based on character shape codes and lexical information

@inproceedings{Spitz1995AnOB,
  title={An OCR based on character shape codes and lexical information},
  author={A. Lawrence Spitz},
  booktitle={ICDAR},
  year={1995}
}
We describe an OCR process which has as its principal attributes high speed of operation and tunability to the lexical content of the documents to which it is applied. This process relies on the transformation of the text image into character shape codes, a rapid and robust process, and on special lexica which contain information on the “shape” of words and the character ambiguities present within particular word shape classijications. We rely on the structure of English (in the current case… CONTINUE READING
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