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Online medical symbol recognition using a Tablet PC
Author(s): Amlan Kundu; Qian Hu; Stanley Boykin; Cheryl Clark; Randy Fish; Stephen Jones; Stephen Moore
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Paper Abstract

In this paper we describe a scheme to enhance the usability of a Tablet PC's handwriting recognition system by including medical symbols that are not a part of the Tablet PC's symbol library. The goal of this work is to make handwriting recognition more useful for medical professionals accustomed to using medical symbols in medical records. To demonstrate that this new symbol recognition module is robust and expandable, we report results on both a medical symbol set and an expanded symbol test set which includes selected mathematical symbols.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 January 2011
PDF: 13 pages
Proc. SPIE 7874, Document Recognition and Retrieval XVIII, 787412 (24 January 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.876538
Show Author Affiliations
Amlan Kundu, MITRE Corp. (United States)
Qian Hu, MITRE Corp. (United States)
Stanley Boykin, MITRE Corp. (United States)
Cheryl Clark, MITRE Corp. (United States)
Randy Fish, MITRE Corp. (United States)
Stephen Jones, MITRE Corp. (United States)
Stephen Moore, MITRE Corp. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7874:
Document Recognition and Retrieval XVIII
Gady Agam; Christian Viard-Gaudin, Editor(s)

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