Character information separating apparatus for printed character reading systems
Character segmenting apparatus for optical character recognition
Character recognition apparatus
Recognition system for run-on handwritten characters
Continuous characters recognition system Patent #: 4764972
ApplicationNo. 799744 filed on 11/22/1991
US Classes:382/178, Separating touching or overlapping characters382/209, Template matching (e.g., specific devices that determine the best match)382/286Measuring image properties (e.g., length, width, or area)
ExaminersPrimary: Razavi, Michael
Assistant: Couso, Yon J.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
International ClassG06K 009/36
Foreign Application Priority Data1988-02-15 JP
AbstractA character recognizing method includes steps of detecting a character using an end of the character line as a start point, normalizing the detected character, comparing the normalized value with a predetermined standard pattern, and detecting a point having a minimum distance difference from the standard pattern as a segmentation point between neighboring characters.