Towards Automated Transcription of Label Text from Pinned Insect Collections

@article{Agarwal2018TowardsAT,
  title={Towards Automated Transcription of Label Text from Pinned Insect Collections},
  author={Nitin Agarwal and Nicola J. Ferrier and Mark Hereld},
  journal={2018 IEEE Winter Conference on Applications of Computer Vision (WACV)},
  year={2018},
  pages={189-198}
}
We present a computer vision system that can transcribe the text on tiny printed labels stacked beneath pinned insects (as found in museum collections). The approach uses multiple views of each label because the labels are often occluded by the pin, the insect specimen, and other labels. Our approach handles occlusion and the extreme viewing angles required… CONTINUE READING