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Candidate Reduction Method for Character Recognition

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036229D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Sep-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

Publishing Venue

IBM

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Authors:
Katoh, S Takahashi, H [+details]

Abstract

A program is disclosed in which the candidate characters output by a discrimination step in an optical character reader (OCR) are reduced by a simple operation before being sent on to a sorting step. Consequently, the sorting step is completed faster and the total throughput in an OCR system is improved tremendously.