Script based text identification: a multi-level architecture

  title={Script based text identification: a multi-level architecture},
  author={Ehtesham Hassan and Ritu Garg and Santanu Chaudhury and Madan Gopal},
  booktitle={MOCR_AND '11},
Script identification in a multi-lingual document environment has numerous applications in the field of document image analysis, such as indexing and retrieval or as an initial step towards optical character recognition. In this paper, we propose a novel hierarchical framework for script identification in bi-lingual documents. The framework presents a top-down approach by performing page, block/paragraph and word level script identification in multiple stages. We utilize texture and shape based… CONTINUE READING