Time Series Classification for Online Tamil Handwritten Character Recognition – A Kernel Based Approach

  • K. R. Sivaramakrishnan
  • Chiranjib Bhattacharyya
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3316)


In this paper, we consider the problem of time series classification. Using piecewise linear interpolation various novel kernels are obtained which can be used with Support vector machines for designing classifiers capable of deciding the class of a given time series. The approach is general and is applicable in many scenarios. We apply the method to the task of Online Tamil handwritten character recognition with promising results.


Time Series Support Vector Machine Time Instant Piecewise Linear Function Reproduce Kernel Hilbert Space 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. R. Sivaramakrishnan
    • 1
  • Chiranjib Bhattacharyya
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Electrical EngineeringIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Dept. of Computer Science & AutomationIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

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