Rosetta: Large Scale System for Text Detection and Recognition in Images

@article{Borisyuk2018RosettaLS,
  title={Rosetta: Large Scale System for Text Detection and Recognition in Images},
  author={Fedor Borisyuk and Albert Gordo and Viswanath Sivakumar},
  journal={Proceedings of the 24th ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery \& Data Mining},
  year={2018}
}
In this paper we present a deployed, scalable optical character recognition (OCR) system, which we call Rosetta , designed to process images uploaded daily at Facebook scale. [] Key Method We present modeling techniques for efficient detection and recognition of text in images and describe Rosetta 's system architecture. We perform extensive evaluation of presented technologies, explain useful practical approaches to build an OCR system at scale, and provide insightful intuitions as to why and how certain…

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