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Review of OCR Techniques Used in Automatic Mail Sorting of Postal Envelopes

Radha R, Aparna R.R
2013 Signal & Image Processing An International Journal  
The objective of this study is to provide a complete overview about the methods and techniques used by many researchers for automating the mail sorting process in postal service in various countries.  ...  The significance of Zip code or Pincode recognition is discussed.  ...  [27] have developed an OCR-GSA recognition system for handwritten Zip codes in a real world non-standard letter sorting system.  ... 
doi:10.5121/sipij.2013.4504 fatcat:rfl2n4uyebadlhvefzbubsjxru

A New Approach for Arabic Handwritten Postal Addresses Recognition

Moncef Charfi, Monji Kherallah, Abdelkarim El, Adel M.
2012 International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications  
After locating the address on the envelope, the address segmentation allows the extraction of postal code and city name separately.  ...  In this paper, we propose an automatic analysis system for the Arabic handwriting postal addresses recognition, by using the beta elliptical model.  ...  Lecolinet for their help and contribution during all the phases of project realization.  ... 
doi:10.14569/ijacsa.2012.030301 fatcat:tpslma7s6ngulou35jbmgcznsa

Hand Written Bangla Numerals Recognition for Automated Postal System

Mostofa Kamal Nasir
2013 IOSR Journal of Computer Engineering  
Recognition of handwritten numerals, such as postal codes, reveal all kinds of local and global deformations: distortions, different writing styles, thickness variations, wide variety of scales, limited  ...  This paper delineate a robust hybrid system for recognition of handwritten Bangla numerals for the automated postal system, which performed feature extraction using k-means clustering, Baye's theorem and  ...  To avoid that problem flood fill algorithm was used. The process is discussed below. Capture Image The handwritten bangle postal code is first captured using web camera and stored in JPG format.  ... 
doi:10.9790/0661-0864348 fatcat:cruz5zirtvdtzohkuvy7qgxjre

Postal Address Identification and Sorting

Mr. Onkar Deshpande
2021 International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology  
Also, in postal offices or industries, it negatively impacts the efficiency of the postal system. I am making a system for Indian postal automation based on recognizing pin-code on the postcard.  ...  Moreover, the system is mature enough to recognize handwritten as well as printed digits.  ...  Chin Keong Lee [11] describes an algorithmic approach for optical character recognition system integrated with a Singapore handwritten address interpretation system.  ... 
doi:10.22214/ijraset.2021.36023 fatcat:nlkgp4wh5rdjlcl2j7jprszeha

The AddressScript™ Recognition System for Handwritten Envelopes [chapter]

Alexander Filatov, Vadim Nikitin, Alexander Volgunin, Pavel Zelinsky
1999 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
This paper presents AddressScript -a system for handwritten postal address recognition for US mail.  ...  The algorithm of confidence level calculation is presented.  ...  Figure 1 shows examples of an address block. a) b) Fig. 1. Examples of address block images. AddressScript is a system intended for the recognition of handwritten U.S. postal addresses.  ... 
doi:10.1007/3-540-48172-9_14 fatcat:tmv2bxu4ujcrhgiupvh6zldoq4

Fractal-Based Approach for Segmentation of Address Block in Postal Envelopes [chapter]

Luiz Felipe Eiterer, Jacques Facon, David Menoti
2004 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
In this paper, an address block segmentation approach based on fractal dimension F D is proposed.  ...  The evaluation of the efficiency is carried out from a total of 200 postal envelope images with no fixed position for the address block, postmark and stamp.  ...  Acknowledgments We would like to acknowledge support for this research from PUCPR, CNPq/MCT and the Brazilian Post Office Agency (Correios Brasileiros).  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-30463-0_57 fatcat:rpr6owkl4jcwxfk4ngio543s7i

Segmentation of Arabic Handwritten Numeral Strings Based on Watershed Approach

Nidal F. Shilbayeh, Remah W. Al-Khatib, Sameer A. Nooh
2019 Zenodo  
Arabic Handwritten Numeral Strings are used to automate systems that deal with numbers such as postal code, banking account numbers and numbers on car plates.  ...  In this paper, we proposed algorithms for automatic segmentation and feature extraction of Arabic handwritten numeral strings based on Watershed approach.  ...  INTRODUCTION ECONIZING handwritten numerals plays an important and challenging role in automation systems that deals with numbers such as postal code, banking account numbers and numbers on car plates.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3462059 fatcat:lz6n3ftn6vbr5enejynmwxmmjm

SwiftPost — A vision-based fast postal envelope identification system

Xue Gao, Lianwen Jin
2009 2009 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man and Cybernetics  
This paper describes a method of real-time processing of machine-printed Chinese postage envelopes in an automated postal system.  ...  The results of an experimental trial with real live mails in a postal center indicated that our system could achieve a speed of 21,000 envelopes per hour, with the character recognition rate of postal  ...  Once an address line is located, an over-segmentation strategy is adopted for character segmentation. An address line is first segmented into a sequence of sub-segments using projection profiles.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icsmc.2009.5346224 dblp:conf/smc/GaoJ09 fatcat:ty7vbre32rc7jja43mn7a6zyl4

A SYSTEM FOR RECOGNITION OF DESTINATION ADDRESS IN POSTAL DOCUMENTS OF INDIA

Ramit Kumar Roy, Umapada Pal, Kaushik Roy, Fumitaka K Kimura
2020 Malaysian Journal of Computer Science  
For city-name recognition, lexicon information is used. However, no lexicon information is used for pin code recognition since an Indian pin code contains only 6 digits.  ...  From our experiment on recognition of handwritten pin codes, 99.01% reliability rate, 0.83% error rate and15.27% rejection rate are obtained.  ...  For our work, we prepared a database for which we had acquired as many as 7500 documents exclusively utilized for postal purposes. These documents are obtained from an Indian state named West Bengal.  ... 
doi:10.22452/mjcs.vol33no3.3 fatcat:6pmerx2gwneinbfykrbuegbbmm

On-line Handwritten Arabic Character Recognition using Artificial Neural Network

Khaoula Addakiri, Mohamed Bahaj
2012 International Journal of Computer Applications  
In this paper, an efficient approach for the recognition of online Arabic handwritten characters is presented.  ...  Experiment results showed the effectiveness of our approach for recognizing handwritten Arabic characters.  ...  Similar to the American Standard Code for Information Interchange (ASCII), each character in the ASMO code is represented by one byte. An English letter has two possible shapes.  ... 
doi:10.5120/8819-2819 fatcat:xnwzdhyozbe7rnjd5wuvn7ap3y

A review on handwritten character and numeral recognition for Roman, Arabic, Chinese and Indian scripts [article]

Aini Najwa Azmi, Dewi Nasien, Siti Mariyam Shamsuddin
2013 arXiv   pre-print
There are a lot of intensive researches on handwritten character recognition (HCR) for almost past four decades.  ...  (zoning, invariants moments, Fourier descriptors, Freeman chain code) features/ Fuzzy C-Means algorithm (FCM), the K-Means algorithm, the K Nearest Neighbor algorithm (KNN) and a Probabilistic  ...  , health care, and ledgering, automatic reading of city names and addresses for postal mail, document data compression, natural language and processing investigation forms or the automatic reading of postal  ... 
arXiv:1308.4902v1 fatcat:lvkxj3fxhjdsvkjy5hfujp7mpm

An HMM-based approach for off-line unconstrained handwritten word modeling and recognition

A. El-Yacoubi, M. Gilloux, R. Sabourin, C.Y. Suen
1999 IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence  
Experiments carried out on real-life data show that the proposed approach can be successfully used for handwritten word recognition.  ...  AbstractÐThis paper describes a hidden Markov model-based approach designed to recognize off-line unconstrained handwritten words for large vocabularies.  ...  Bertille from the SRTP for discussions regarding this work.  ... 
doi:10.1109/34.784288 fatcat:dfpd4bi2jrazzlxpzsx3tbqthq

Multistage Hybrid Arabic/Indian Numeral OCR System [article]

Yasser M. Alginaih, Abdul Ahad Siddiqi
2010 arXiv   pre-print
The need to investigate fast and efficient recognition algorithms/systems is important so as to correctly read the postal codes from mail addresses and to eliminate any errors during the mail sorting stage  ...  The objective of this study is to recognize printed numerical postal codes from mail addresses.  ...  After locating the postal code, the characters are segmented so that each can be processed individually for proper recognition.  ... 
arXiv:1005.0907v1 fatcat:vdlbgkznobev3kf6r73g7j2gh4

UNDERSTANDING HANDWRITTEN TEXT IN A STRUCTURED ENVIRONMENT: DETERMINING ZIP CODES FROM ADDRESSES

EDWARD COHEN, JONATHAN J. HULL, SARGUR N. SRIHARI
1991 International journal of pattern recognition and artificial intelligence  
A systenr to read handwritten postal addrcsscs is described as an instance. Thc scnrantic represcntation in this case is a digit string (ZlP Code).  ...  We describe an approach to reading a bkrck of handwrilten texl when there are certain ltxrse constraints placed on the spatral layout and syntax ol the text.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors are deeply indebted to Carl o'Connor, Timothy Barnum and Gary Herring of the Technology Resource Department of the United States postal Service UNDERSTANDING HANDWRITTEN TEXT  ... 
doi:10.1142/s0218001491000156 fatcat:ty7lnyvokzhpnd7mbozwhssauu

UNDERSTANDING HANDWRITTEN TEXT IN A STRUCTURED ENVIRONMENT: DETERMINING ZIP CODES FROM ADDRESSES [chapter]

EDWARD COHEN, JONATHAN J. HULL, SARGUR N. SRIHARI
1991 Character and Handwriting Recognition  
A systenr to read handwritten postal addrcsscs is described as an instance. Thc scnrantic represcntation in this case is a digit string (ZlP Code).  ...  We describe an approach to reading a bkrck of handwrilten texl when there are certain ltxrse constraints placed on the spatral layout and syntax ol the text.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The authors are deeply indebted to Carl o'Connor, Timothy Barnum and Gary Herring of the Technology Resource Department of the United States postal Service UNDERSTANDING HANDWRITTEN TEXT  ... 
doi:10.1142/9789814503549_0012 fatcat:latz6gectfadbh2uwsqehhdikq
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