A video text detection and recognition system

Jie Xi, Xian-Sheng Hua, Xiang-Rong Chen, Liu Wenyin, Hong-Jiang Zhang
2001 IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, 2001. ICME 2001.  
In this paper, we propose a new system for text information extraction from news videos. First of all, a method that integrates text detecting and text tracking is developed to locate text areas in the key-frames (images), together with a scheme to evaluate the performance of this approach. To get better recognition results, we then enhance the quality of the detected text blocks by multi-frame averaging. Finally, we use an adaptive thresholding method to binarize the text blocks and recognize
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doi:10.1109/icme.2001.1237861 dblp:conf/icmcs/XiHCWZ01 fatcat:utb3ve27rzex5ify43d5dv7bkm