Welcome to Document Analysis and Recognition @ CVIT

Document Analysis and Recognition

The present growth of digitization of documents demands an immediate solution to enable the archived valuable materials searchable and usable by users in order to achieve its objective. Our team has developed robust and efficient solutions to full the objectives.

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Free Web Framework for OCR

A web framework for optical character recognition on 15 Indic scripts as well as English has been introduced. This web framework can be used by everyone for text recognition free-of-cost. An API has also been introduced to be used as 3rd tool in standalone applications or otherwise.

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Scene Text Understanding

Recognizing scene text is a challenging problem, more than the recognition of scanned documents. Given the rapid growth of camera-based applications readily available on mobile phones, understanding scene text is more important than ever. Our goal is to fill this gap in understanding the scene.

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The Optical Character Recognition Tool

  • Free and Easy to Use.
  • Supports 12 Indic Scripts and English Languages
  • Script and Language Identification at Word and Line Level
  • State-of-the-art Accuracies across languages.
  • Segmentation Free.
  • Page layout analysis and correction.
  • Area selection on images for recognition.
  • Spell correction and editing options.
  • Supports all kinds of documents (scanned or otherwise).
  • Supports low resolution images.
  • Supports books upload.
  • OCR API as 3rd party recognition tool

Input File Format

  • Multiple images in ZIP archive

Output File Format

  • Plain Text Document(TXT)
  • Microsoft Word Compatible/Open Office(DOC/DOCX/ODT)
  • Adobe Acrobat(PDF)

OCR System supports 12 Indic Scripts and English Languages

  • Assamese
  • Bangla
  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Gurumukhi
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Malayalam
  • Manipuri
  • Marathi
  • Odiya
  • Tamil
  • Telugu

Figure 1: (A) The architecture of a traditional OCR, which starts with symbol/character extraction and classification. (B) Our approach. We bypass the two harder modules of the traditional OCR. We directly output a Unicode sequence, given a word image.

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Try out sample pages from all the languages.

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