The ICDAR2011 Arabic Writer Identification Contest

Hassaine, Abdelaali, Al-Maadeed, Somaya, Alja'am, Jihad Mohamad, Jaoua, Ali and Bouridane, Ahmed (2011) The ICDAR2011 Arabic Writer Identification Contest. In: 2011 International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR), 18-21 September 2011, Beijing, China.

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Arabic writer identification is a very active research field. However, no standard benchmark is available for researchers in this field. The aim of this competition is to gather researchers and compare recent advances in Arabic writer identification. This competition was hosted by Kaggle, it has attracted thirty participants from both academia and industry. This paper gives details on this competition, including the evaluation procedure, description of participating methods and their performances.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: educational institutions, feature extraction, handwriting recognition, image edge detection, support vector machines, text analysis, training
Subjects: G400 Computer Science
G500 Information Systems
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering
Depositing User: Ellen Cole
Date Deposited: 19 Dec 2012 12:05
Last Modified: 12 Oct 2019 22:55

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