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Automated zone correction in bitmapped document images
Author(s): Susan E. Hauser; Daniel X. Le; George R. Thoma
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Paper Abstract

The optical character recognition system (OCR) selected by the National Library of Medicine (NLM) as part of its system for automating the production of MEDLINER records frequently segments the scanned page images into zones which are inappropriate for NLM's application. Software has been created in-house to correct the zones using character coordinate and character attribute information provided as part of the OCR output data. The software correctly delineates over 97% of the zones of interest tested to date.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 December 1999
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3967, Document Recognition and Retrieval VII, (22 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.373499
Show Author Affiliations
Susan E. Hauser, National Library of Medicine (United States)
Daniel X. Le, National Library of Medicine (United States)
George R. Thoma, National Library of Medicine (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3967:
Document Recognition and Retrieval VII
Daniel P. Lopresti; Jiangying Zhou, Editor(s)

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