HistDoc - A Toolbox for Processing Images of Historical Documents

  title={HistDoc - A Toolbox for Processing Images of Historical Documents},
  author={Gabriel Pereira e Silva and Rafael Dueire Lins and Jo{\~a}o Marcelo Monte da Silva},
HistDoc is a software tool designed to process images of historical documents. It has two operation modes: standalone mode - one can process one image a time; and batch mode - one can process thousands of documents automatically. This tool automatically detects noises present in the document image including back-to-front interference (also called bleeding or show-through) and uses the best techniques to filter it out. Besides that it removes noisy borders and salt-and-pepper degradation… CONTINUE READING