Ottoman archives explorer

Ismet Zeki Yalniz, Ismail Sengor Altingovde, Uvgur Güdükbay, Özgür Ulusoy
2009 ACM Journal on Computing and Cultural Heritage  
This article presents Ottoman Archives Explorer, a Content-Based Retrieval (CBR) system based on character recognition for printed and handwritten historical documents. Several methods for character segmentation and recognition stages are investigated. In particular, sliding-window and histogram segmentation methods are coupled with recognition approaches using spatial features, neural networks, and a graph-based model. The prototype system provides CBR of document images using both
more » ... d queries and a virtual keyboard to construct query words.
doi:10.1145/1658346.1658348 fatcat:kihwabab25b4lhajjoj2bwqqcq