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The detection of text lines, as a first processing step, is critical in all text recognition systems. State-of-the-art methods to locate lines of text are based on handcrafted heuristics finetuned by the image processing community's experience. They succeed under certain constraints; for instance the background has to be roughly uniform. We propose to use more "agnostic" Machine Learning-based approaches to address text line location. The main motivation is to be able to process either damageddoi:10.1109/icdar.2015.7333803 dblp:conf/icdar/MoyssetKWL15 fatcat:m5766frr25d4dlvekk6z6f2nwu