Fast Two-Stage Matcher for Handwritten Character Recognition
Original Publication Date: 1989-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28
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.