A Comprehensive Study on Character Segmentation

  • Sourabh Sagar
  • Sunanda Dixit
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computational Vision and Biomechanics book series (LNCVB, volume 30)


In identifying the characters from a given image, character segmentation plays an important role. In a given line of text, first, we have to segment the words. Then, in each word there will be a character-by-character segmentation. There have been some rapid developments in this area. Many algorithms have been implemented to increase the accuracy range and decrease the word error rate. This paper aims to provide a review of some of the developments that have happened in this domain.


Binarization Covariance Hidden Markov model Hough lines Normalization Optical character recognition 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Information Science and EngineeringDayananda Sagar College of EngineeringBangaloreIndia

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