Writer Identification Using Edge-Based Directional Features

@inproceedings{Bulacu2003WriterIU,
  title={Writer Identification Using Edge-Based Directional Features},
  author={Marius Bulacu and Lambert Schomaker and Louis Vuurpijl},
  booktitle={ICDAR},
  year={2003}
}
This paper evaluates the performance of edge-based directional probability distributions as features in writer identification in comparison to a number of non-angular features. It is noted that the joint probability distribution of the angle combination of two ”hinged” edge fragments outperforms all other individual features. Combining features may improve the performance. Limitations of the method pertain to the amount of handwritten material needed in order to obtain reliable distribution… CONTINUE READING
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