Optical character recognition without segmentation

  • Mehmet Ali Özdil
  • Fatop T. Yarman-Vural
  • Nafiz Arica
Poster Session D: Biomedical Applications, Detection, Control & Surveillance, Inspection, Optical Character Recognition
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1311)


In this study, an off-line optical character recognition scheme is presented. The proposed method performs the recognition by extracting the characters from the whole word, thus, avoiding segmentation process which is the most significant source of error in the recognition process.


Control Point Hide Markov Model Recognition Rate Character Recognition Attribute Vector 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mehmet Ali Özdil
    • 1
  • Fatop T. Yarman-Vural
    • 1
  • Nafiz Arica
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Computer EngineeringMiddle East Technical UniversityTurkey

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