Computer vision and image processing in postal automation

  • G. Garibotto
  • C. Scagliola
Session 12: Miscellaneous Applications
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1311)


The paper is intended to provide an overview of Computer Vision applications within the context of Postal Automation services. The main functional requirements are briefly referred, as well as the involved Vision functions, which are considered here in a broad sense, including Pattern Recognition, Image Processing and understanding, Signal Processing and Robot Vision. New trends as well as new services emerging in Postal Automation are also discussed, trying to highlight the expected impact on the development of Computer Vision technology.


Service Robot Autonomous Navigation Destination Address Handwriting Recognition Mail Service 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Garibotto
    • 1
  • C. Scagliola
    • 1
  1. 1.Elsag BaileyGenovaItaly

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