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Carpet correction method for multifont and handwritten characters

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000033944D
Original Publication Date: 2005-Jan-06
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-06

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

United States Patent 5455875 shows "carpet correction" method for the verification of OCR results. However, in case that different shapes of characters, such as handwritten and machine printed, are intermingled in a screen, the verification process is still tough even if the carpet correction is applied. This disclosure shows an enhancement of the above carpet correction. This can separate handwritten and machine printed characters, and can also sort the result by character code order. This enhanced method carried out easy-to-verify environment for OCR verification operation.