The Eighth IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems (DAS2008)

September 16-19, 2008
Nara Prefectural New Public Hall, Nara, Japan

Accepted Regular Papers

ORAL Presentation (24 papers)

ID Paper Title Authors
1 Shape Code Based Lexicon Reduction for Offline Handwritten Word Recognition Roman Bertolami, Christoph Gutmann, Horst Bunke, and A. Lawrence Spitz
10 A Hilbert Warping Algorithm for Recognizing Characters from Moving Camera Hiroyuki Ishida, Tomokazu Takahashi, Ichiro Ide, and Hiroshi Murase
11 Writer-Dependent Recognition of Handwritten Whiteboard Notes in Smart Meeting Room Environments Marcus Liwicki, Andreas Schlapbach, and Horst Bunke
13 Grouping Text Lines in Online Handwritten Japanese Documents by Combining Temporal and Spatial Information Xiang-Dong Zhou, Da-Han Wang, and Cheng-Lin Liu
24 A Robust System to Detect and Localize Texts in Natural Scene Images Yi-Feng Pan, Xinwen Hou, and Cheng-Lin Liu
28 Combining Multiple Methods for Book Indexing Hervé Déjean, and Jean-Luc Meunier
41 Contrast Enhancement in Multispectral Images by Emphasizing Text Regions Martin Lettner, Florian Kleber, Robert Sablatnig, and Heinz Miklas
42 Categorization of On-Line Handwritten Documents Sebastián Peña Saldarriaga, Emmanuel Morin, and Christian Viard-Gaudin
45 STATE: A Multimodal Assisted Text-Transcription System for Ancient Documents Albert Gordo, David Llorens, Andrés Marzal, Federico Prat, and Juan Miguel Vilar
49 An Image Based Watermark String Detection System for Document Security Checking Jun Sun, Yusaka Fujii, Hiroaki Takebe, Katsuhito Fujimoto, and Satoshi Naoi
52 Authorship Identification of Ukiyoe by Using Rakkan Image Shun Hirose, Mitsu Yoshimura, Kozaburo Hachimura, and Ryo Akama
56 Super-Resolution of Text Images Using Edge-Directed Tangent Field Jyotirmoy Banerjee, and C.V. Jawahar
63 Symbol Descriptor Based on Shape Context and Vector Model of Information Retrieval T.-O. Nguyen, S. Tabbone, O. Ramos Terrades
67 An End-to-End Administrative Document Analysis System Hatem Hamza, Yolande Belaïd, Abdel Belaïd, and Bidyut B.Chaudhuri
69 A Two-Step Dewarping of Camera Document Images Nikolaos Stamatopoulos, Basilis Gatos, Ioannis Pratikakis, and Stavros J. Perantonis
75 Feature Extraction for Document Image Segmentation by pLSA Model Takuma Yamaguchi, and Minoru Maruyama
78 An Objective Evaluation Methodology for Document Image Binarization Techniques Konstantinos Ntirogiannis, Basilis Gatos, and Ioannis Pratikakis
85 Attention-Based Document Classifier Learning Georg Buscher, and Andreas Dengel
87 Accurate Alignment of Double-Sided Manuscripts for Bleed-Through Removal Jie Wang, Michael S. Brown, and Chew Lim Tan
95 Skew Estimation by Instances Seiichi Uchida, Megumi Sakai, Masakazu Iwamura, Shinichiro Omachi, and Koichi Kise
102 Re-Targetable OCR with Intelligent Character Segmentation Mudit Agrawal, and David Doermann
103 Writer Verification of Arabic Handwriting Sargur N. Srihari, and Gregory R. Ball
106 Automated OCR Ground Truth Generation Joost van Beusekom, Faisal Shafait, and Thomas M. Breuel
114 A Document Analysis System for Supporting Electronic Voting Research Daniel Lopresti, George Nagy, and Elisa Barney Smith

POSTER Presentation (56 papers)

ID Paper Title Authors
9 Exploring Evolutionary Technical Trends from Academic Research Papers Teng-Kai Fan, and Chia-Hui Chang
16 Difference of Boxes Filters Revisited: Shadow Suppression and Efficient Character Segmentation Erik Rodner, Herbert Süsse, Wolfgang Ortmann, and Joachim Denzler
17 The HCI Paradigm of HyperPrinting Thomas Kieninger, and Andreas Dengel
18 Segmentation of Curled Textlines Using Active Contours Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait, and Thomas M. Breuel
20 Text String Extraction from Scene Image Based on Edge Feature and Morphology Yuming Wang, and Naoki Tanaka
21 A Graphics Image Processing System Linlin Li, and Chew Lim Tan
23 Comprehensive Global Typography Extraction System for Electronic Book Documents Liangcai Gao, Zhi Tang, Xiaofan Lin, and Ruiheng Qiu
25 An Expansion Method for Off-Line Hand-Printed Character Recognition Using On-Line Character Writing Features Hiromitsu Nishimura, and Kazuhisa Yanaka
26 Multi-Oriented Text Line Extraction from Handwritten Arabic Documents Nazih Ouwayed, and Abdel Belaïd
29 Writer Identification in Old Handwritten Music Scores Alicia Fornés, Josep Lladós, Gemma Sánchez, and Horst Bunke
30 Pre-Printed and Hand-Filled Table-Form Analysis Aiming Cell Extraction Rafaela Dandolini Felipe, and Luiz Antonio Pereira Neves
37 Anisotropic Total Variation Method for Text Image Super-Resolution Battulga Bayarsaikhan, Younghee Kwon, and Jin Hyung Kim
38 Object Extraction from Colour Cadastral Maps Romain Raveaux, Jean-Christophe Burie, and Jean-Marc Ogier
39 Word and Symbol Spotting Using Spatial Organization of Local Descriptors Marçal Rusiñol, and Josep Lladós
43 Handling of Surface Modifications for Robust Image Based Mail Piece Comparison Katja Worm, and Beate Meffert
44 Named Entity Recognition by Neural Sliding Window Ignazio Gallo, Elisabetta Binaghi, Moreno Carullo, and Nicola Lamberti
47 Multi-Font Rotated Character Recognition Using Periodicity Hiroyuki Hase, Kohei Tanabe, Thi Hong Ha Tran, and Shogo Tokai
48 Detecting Gradients in Text Images Using the Hough Transform Dimosthenis Karatzas
50 An Efficient Edge Based Technique for Text Detection in Video Frames Palaiahnakote Shivakumara, Weihua Huang, and Chew Lim Tan
51 Unsupervised Decomposition of Color Document Images by Projecting Colors to A Spherical Surface Yuan He, Jun Sun, Satoshi Naoi, Yusaku Fujii, and Katsuhito Fujimoto
53 Accuracy Improvement and Objective Evaluation of Annotation Extraction from Printed Documents Tomohiro Nakai, Kazumasa Iwata, and Koichi Kise
55 Kanji Character Detection from Complex Real Scene Images Based on Character Properties Lianli Xu, Hiroto Nagayoshi, and Hiroshi Sako
58 Fast and Accurate Skew Estimation Based on Distance Transform Itay Bar-Yosef, Nate Hagbi, Klara Kedem, and Itshak Dinstein
64 CCD: Connected Component Descriptor for Robust Mosaicing of Camera-Captured Document Images T. Kasar, and A. G. Ramakrishnan
65 Structural Mixtures for Statistical Layout Analysis Faisal Shafait, Joost van Beusekom, Daniel Keysers, and Thomas M. Breuel
66 HistoSketch: A Semi-Automatic Annotation Tool for Archival Documents Joan Mas, José A. Rodríguez, Dimosthenis Karatzas, Gemma Sánchez, and Josep Lladós
70 A Complete Optical Character Recognition Methodology for Historical Documents G.Vamvakas, B.Gatos, N. Stamatopoulos, and S.J.Perantonis
72 A Comparison of Clustering Methods for Word Image Indexing Simone Marinai, Emanuele Marino, and Giovanni Soda
73 A Study for High Performance Character Extraction from Color Scene Images Keiichiro Shirai, Masanori Wakabayashi, Masayuki Okamoto, and Hiroaki Yamamoto
74 Performance Evaluation of Symbol Recognition and Spotting Systems: An Overview Mathieu Delalandre and Ernest Valveny, and Josep Lladós
76 Word Extraction Method by Generating Multiple Character Hypotheses Hiroaki Takebe, and Katsuhito Fujimoto
80 Efficient Binarization of Historical and Degraded Document Images B. Gatos, I. Pratikakis, and S.J. Perantonis
82 PaperDiff: A Script Independent Automatic Method for Finding The Text Differences Between Two Document Images Sitaram Ramachandrula, Gopal Datt Joshi, Noushath.S, Pulkit Parikh, and Vishal Gupta
84 Keyword Matching in Historical Machine-Printed Documents Using Synthetic Data, Word Portions and Dynamic Time Warping T. Konidaris, B. Gatos, S. J. Perantonis, and A. Kesidis
86 Multi-Oriented English Text Line Extraction Using Background and Foreground Information Partha Pratim Roy, Umapada Pal, Josep Lladós, and Fumitaka Kimura
89 Physical Layout Segmentation of Mail, Application Dedicated to Automatic Postal Sorting System Djamel Gaceb, Véronique Eglin, Frank Lebourgeois, and Hubert Emptoz
91 Dolores: An Interactive and Class-Free Approach for Document Logical Restructuring Jean-Luc Bloechle, Catherine Pugin, and Rolf Ingold
93 A Hybrid System for Text Detection in Video Frames Marios Anthimopoulos, Basilis Gatos, and Ioannis Pratikakis
101 A Proposal of Evaluation Method for Balance of White Space in Calligraphy by Using Horizon View Camera Kensuke Tobitani, Nobuyasu Okabe, Kazuhiko Yamamoto, and Kunihito Kato
105 An Empirical Measure on the Set of Symbols Occurring in Engineering Mathematics Texts Stephen M. Watt
108 End-to-End Trainable Thai OCR System Using Hidden Markov Models Kriste Krstovski, Ehry MacRostie, Rohit Prasad, and Premkumar Natarajan
109 The Convergence of Iterated Classification Chang An, and Henry S. Baird
111 Truthing for Pixel-Accurate Segmentation Michael A. Moll, Henry S. Baird, and Chang An
112 Lexicon Reduction in Handwriting Recognition Using Topic Categorization Faisal Farooq, Gaurav Chandalia, and Venu Govindaraju
113 Towards Whole-Book Recognition Pingping Xiu, and Henry S. Baird
115 A Fast Preprocessing Method for Table Boundary Detection: Narrowing Down the Sparse Lines Using Solely Coordinate Information Ying Liu, Prasenjit Mitra, and C. Lee Giles
116 MathBrush: A System for Doing Math on Pen-Based Devices George Labahn, Edward Lank, Scott MacLean, Mirette Marzouk, and David Tausky
117 Digital Ink to Form Alignment for Electronic Clipboard Devices Jagannadan Varadarajan, and Sriganesh Madhvanath
118 Affine Invariant Recognition of Characters by Progressive Pruning Akira Horimatsu, Ryo Niwa, Masakazu Iwamura, Koichi Kise, Seiichi Uchida, and Shinichiro Omachi
121 A Study on Document Structure Recognition of Discharge Summaries for Analogous Case Search System Hiroharu Kawanaka, Yujiro Shiroyama, Shinji Tsuruoka, Tsuyoshi Shinogi, and Koji Yamamoto
123 Document Image Retrieval to Support Reading Mokkans Akihito Kitadai, Jun Takakura, Masatoshi Ishikawa, Masaki Nakagawa, Hajime Baba, and Akihiro Watanabe
125 A Model-Based Field Frame Detection for Handwritten Filled-in Forms Juan-Carlos Perez-Cortes, Luis Andreu, and Joaquim Arlandis
127 A Large-Scale Analysis of Mathematical Expressions for an Accurate Understanding of Their Structure Walaa Aly, Seiichi Uchida, and Masakazu Suzuki
128 On the Reading of Tables of Contents Prateek Sarkar, and Eric Saund
132 New Oversampling Approaches Based on Polynomial Fitting for Imbalanced Data Sets Sami Gazzah and Najoua Essoukri Ben Amara