This paper describes a two level classification algorithm to discriminate the handwritten elements from the printed text in a printed document. The proposed technique is independent of size, slant, orientation, translation and other variations in handwritten text. At the first level of classification, we use two classifiers and present a comparison between the nearest neighbour classifier and Support Vector Machines(SVM) classifier to localize the handwritten text. The features that are extracted from the document are seven invariant central moments and based on these features, we classify the text as hand-written.
Added on September 8, 2017
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Author : R. Kandan,Nirup Kumar Reddy ,K. R. Arvind ,A. G. Ramakrishnan