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Word Recognition by Combining Outline Emphasis and Synthesize Background

  • Yukihiro Achiha
  • Takayoshi Yamashita
  • Mitsuru Nakazawa
  • Soh Masuko
  • Yuji Yamauchi
  • Hironobu Fujiyoshi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10507)

Abstract

Character recognition collects item keywords from images from e-commerce websites; however, it requires a huge amount of training data. In this paper, we propose an efficient method to collect the training data by generating synthesis images and emphasizing outlines to obtain realistic images. The proposed method improves recognition accuracy on both generated images and real images from e-commerce websites.

Keywords

Character recognition Synthesis image CNN 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yukihiro Achiha
    • 1
  • Takayoshi Yamashita
    • 1
  • Mitsuru Nakazawa
    • 2
  • Soh Masuko
    • 2
  • Yuji Yamauchi
    • 1
  • Hironobu Fujiyoshi
    • 1
  1. 1.Chubu UniversityKasugaJapan
  2. 2.Rakuten Institute of Technology, Rakuten, Inc.TokyoJapan

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