Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Title:||Newspaper headlines extraction from microfilm images|
|Source:||Liu, Q.H.,Tan, C.L. (2002). Newspaper headlines extraction from microfilm images. Proceedings - International Conference on Pattern Recognition 16 (3) : 208-210. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.|
|Abstract:||Automatic indexing is important for a digital library to provide digitized manuscripts of old document images and their electronic text. As an essential step in creating such a system, this paper discusses the issue of extracting headlines from old newspaper microfilms. Most research on document layout analysis has largely assumed relatively clean images. However microfilm images of old newspapers present a challenge. Such images are usually insufficiently illuminated and considerably dirty. To overcome the problem we propose a new effective method for separating characters from noisy background since conventional threshold selection techniques are inadequate to deal with these kinds of images. A Run Length Smearing Algorithm (RLSA) is applied in the headline extraction. Experiment shows that our approach has improved the recall, precision and combined rates. © 2002 IEEE.|
|Source Title:||Proceedings - International Conference on Pattern Recognition|
|Appears in Collections:||Staff Publications|
Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
checked on Dec 16, 2017
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.