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Using a Generic Document Recognition Method for Mathematical Formulae Recognition

  • Pascal Garcia
  • Bertrand Coüasnon
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2390)

Abstract

We present in this paper how to apply to mathematical formulae a generic recognition method already used for musical scores, table structure and old forms recognition. We propose to use this method to recognize the structure of formulae and also to recognize some symbols made of line segments. This offers two possibilities: improving the symbol recognition when there is a lot of symbols like in mathematics; and overcoming segmentation problems we usually find in old mathematical formulae.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pascal Garcia
    • 1
  • Bertrand Coüasnon
    • 1
  1. 1.INSA-Département InformatiqueIRISARennes CedexFrance

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