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Prototype Pruning For Elastic Matching Symbol Recognition

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000048479D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-08

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Karnaugh, M Kurtzberg, JM Tappert, CC [+details]


A technique is described herein for the recognition of discrete handwritten symbols. The use of symbol features is incorporated to prune the set of prototypes of unlikely matches prior to the elastic matching of the unknown symbol, thereby greatly reducing the required computation time.