Unsupervised Deep Learning in Character Recognition

  • M. Arif Wani
  • Farooq Ahmad Bhat
  • Saduf Afzal
  • Asif Iqbal Khan
Part of the Studies in Big Data book series (SBD, volume 57)


The recognition of handwritten digits is a well-researched problem and has many applications in real life. The important applications include automatic reading of addresses on postal envelopes, automated form processing, automated processing of handwritten bank cheques, and filled-in forms like questionnaires or money orders. Digit recognition serves as an evaluation task because the problem is well defined and benchmark datasets are easily available.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Arif Wani
    • 1
  • Farooq Ahmad Bhat
    • 2
  • Saduf Afzal
    • 3
  • Asif Iqbal Khan
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Computer SciencesUniversity of KashmirSrinagarIndia
  2. 2.Education DepartmentGovernment of Jammu and KashmirKashmirIndia
  3. 3.Islamic University of Science and TechnologyKashmirIndia
  4. 4.Department of Computer SciencesUniversity of KashmirSrinagarIndia

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