A new comprehensive database of handwritten Arabic words, numbers, and signatures used for OCR testing

TitleA new comprehensive database of handwritten Arabic words, numbers, and signatures used for OCR testing
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication1999
AuthorsKharma, N., M. Ahmed, and R. Ward
Conference NameElectrical and Computer Engineering, 1999 IEEE Canadian Conference on
Pagination766 -768 vol.2
KeywordsArabic language, handwritten Arabic number database, handwritten Arabic signature database, handwritten Arabic word database, OCR testing, optical character recognition, optical character recognition research, visual databases
Abstract

This paper describes the formation of a comprehensive database of handwritten Arabic words, numbers, and signature, for use in optical character recognition research related to the Arabic language. So far no such (freely or commercially available) database exists

URLhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1109/CCECE.1999.808042
DOI10.1109/CCECE.1999.808042

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