Exemplar Driven Character Recognition in the Wild

@inproceedings{Sheshadri2012ExemplarDC,
  title={Exemplar Driven Character Recognition in the Wild},
  author={Karthik Sheshadri and Santosh Kumar Divvala},
  booktitle={British Machine Vision Conference},
  year={2012}
}
Character recognition in natural scenes continues to represent a formidable challenge in computer vision. Traditional optical character recognition (OCR) methods fail to perform well on characters from scene text owing to a variety of difficulties in background clutter, binarisation, and arbitrary skew. Further, English characters group into only 62 classes whereas many of the world’s languages have several hundred classes. In particular, most Indic script languages such as Kannada exhibit… 

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