A Formal Approach to Textons and Its Application to Font Style Detection

  • A. Schreyer
  • P. Suda
  • G. Maderlechner
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1655)


In this paper we present a formal approach to Document Analysis based on the notions of textons and texture. This theoretical framework is then used to define texture-based font style classifiers. Tests on scanned document pages indicate good performance of the classifiers.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Schreyer
    • 1
  • P. Suda
    • 1
  • G. Maderlechner
    • 2
  1. 1.University of Technology MunichInstitute for Human-Machine-CommunicationMunichGermany
  2. 2.Siemens AGCorporate TechnologyMunichGermany

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