Touching numeral segmentation using water reservoir concept

  title={Touching numeral segmentation using water reservoir concept},
  author={Umapada Pal and Abdel Bela{\"i}d and Christophe Choisy},
  journal={Pattern Recognition Letters},
This paper deals with a new technique for automatic segmentation of unconstrained handwritten connected numerals. To take care of variability involved in the writing style of different individuals a robust scheme is presented here. The scheme is mainly based on features obtained from a concept based on water reservoir. A reservoir is a metaphor to illustrate the region where numerals touch. Reservoir is obtained by considering accumulation of water poured from the top or from the bottom of the… CONTINUE READING
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