Multi-dimensional long short-term memory networks for artificial Arabic text recognition in news video

@article{Zayene2018MultidimensionalLS,
  title={Multi-dimensional long short-term memory networks for artificial Arabic text recognition in news video},
  author={Oussama Zayene and Sameh Masmoudi Touj and Jean Hennebert and Rolf Ingold and Najoua Essoukri Ben Amara},
  journal={IET Comput. Vis.},
  year={2018},
  volume={12},
  pages={710-719}
}
This study presents a novel approach for Arabic video text recognition based on recurrent neural networks. In fact, embedded texts in videos represent a rich source of information for indexing and automatically annotating multimedia documents. However, video text recognition is a non-trivial task due to many challenges like the variability of text patterns and the complexity of backgrounds. In the case of Arabic, the presence of diacritic marks, the cursive nature of the script and the non… 

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