Goal-Directed Evaluation of Binarization Methods

  title={Goal-Directed Evaluation of Binarization Methods},
  author={\Oivind Due Trier and Anil K. Jain},
  journal={IEEE Trans. Pattern Anal. Mach. Intell.},
This paper presenlts a methodology for evaluation of low-level image analysis methods, using binarization (two-level thresholding) as an example. Isinarization of scanned gray scale images is the first step in most document image analysis systems. Selection of an appropriate biniarization method for an input image domain is a difficult problem. Typically, a human expert evaluates the binarized images according to hislher visual criteria. However, to conduct an objective evaluation, one needs to… CONTINUE READING
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