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Fast Two-Stage Matcher for Handwritten Character Recognition

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036125D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Tappert, CC [+details]

Abstract

A two-stage matching system is disclosed to provide a fast and accurate recognizer for handwritten characters. The first stage consists of a fast, linear matcher to reduce the character choices. The second stage consists of a slower, elastic (non-linear) matcher to provide the required accuracy.