New Features for the Recognition of German-Kurrent-Handwriting with HMM-based Offline Systems

Klaus Prätel

Abstract

In 2007, the project Herbar-Digital was launched at the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hannover (Steinke, K.-H., Dzido, R., Gehrke, M., Prätel, K., 2008). The aim of this project is to realize a global Herbarium, to compare findings quickly and catalog. There are many herbaria, i.e. collections of herbarium specimens worldwide. Herbarium specimens are paper pages where botanical elements are glued on. This herbarium specimens are provided with some important clues, such as the name of the submitter, barcode, color table, flag for first record, description of the findings, this often handwritten. All information on the herbarium specimens should be evaluated digitally. Since a number of discoveries in the 19th Century took place, Alexander von Humboldt is to be mentioned, here is the challenge to identify specific manuscripts from this period. This paper describes the topic recognition of old German handwriting (cursive).

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Prätel K. (2017). New Features for the Recognition of German-Kurrent-Handwriting with HMM-based Offline Systems . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods - Volume 1: ICPRAM, ISBN 978-989-758-222-6, pages 366-371. DOI: 10.5220/0006185403660371


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@conference{icpram17,
author={Klaus Prätel},
title={New Features for the Recognition of German-Kurrent-Handwriting with HMM-based Offline Systems},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods - Volume 1: ICPRAM,},
year={2017},
pages={366-371},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006185403660371},
isbn={978-989-758-222-6},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Pattern Recognition Applications and Methods - Volume 1: ICPRAM,
TI - New Features for the Recognition of German-Kurrent-Handwriting with HMM-based Offline Systems
SN - 978-989-758-222-6
AU - Prätel K.
PY - 2017
SP - 366
EP - 371
DO - 10.5220/0006185403660371