Recognition Of Well-Formed Handwritten Devnagari Characters.

Date of Submission

December 1992

Date of Award

Winter 12-12-1993

Institute Name (Publisher)

Indian Statistical Institute

Document Type

Master's Dissertation

Degree Name

Master of Technology

Subject Name

Computer Science


Theoretical Statistics and Mathematics Unit (TSMU-Kolkata)


Dutta, Amartya Kumar (TSMU-Kolkata; ISI)

Abstract (Summary of the Work)

The machine replication of human capabilities has been the subject of research for many decades. The machine having the same reading capabilities of human is one of such a cherished goal. still there is a great gap between human reading and machine reading capabilities, and further effort is required to narrow down this gap, if not bridge it. The character recognition problem has attracted many research workers in the field of also because of the possible commercial applications of character recognition techniques and the ease of availability of data for testing and implementing the various propositions in the general frame work of pattern recognition. Few of the various applications are as follows-Aid for blind people:Such an aid uses photosensors and tactile simulator which converts picture information into sound [12,13]. Also used for reading and reproduction of Braille original[14].-Use in postal department: For postal address reading and as a reader for handwritten and printed postal codes[15,16].-Use in motor vehicle Bureau as automatic number plate reader and recorder for road traffic control(17].-For automatic processing of documents. For automatic data entry from sheets. Use in publishing industry[45] as a multiprpose document reader for large scale data processing. As credit card reader [19].-Use for examination assesment and as a marksheet reader.-In information units and libraries (21].


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