Removal of interfering strokes in double-sided document images

  title={Removal of interfering strokes in double-sided document images},
  author={Chew Lim Tan and Ruini Cao and Peiyi Shen and Qian Wang and Julia Chee and Josephine Chang},
This paper addresses a special problem with historical document images where handwritten characters from the reverse side appear as noise on the front side and even interfere with the front side characters. A novel method to extract clear textual images from interfering and overlapping areas of text is presented here. The proposed algorithm is interesting in that, with an observation that the edges of the sipping strokes from the reverse side are not as sharp as those on the front side, it… CONTINUE READING
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