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Abjad Hawwaz

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dc.contributor.author Haraty, R. A.
dc.contributor.author El-Zabadani, H. M.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-02-01T07:02:05Z
dc.date.available 2017-02-01T07:02:05Z
dc.date.copyright 2005 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1206-212X en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10725/5126
dc.description.abstract The authors present a system for the recognition of handwritten Arabic text using neural networks. This work builds upon previous work that dealt with the vertical segmentation of the written text. However, faced with some problems like overlapping characters that share the same vertical space, we tried to fix that problem by performing horizontal segmentation. In this research we will use two basic neural networks to perform the task; the first one identifies blocks that need to be horizontally segmented, and the second one performs the horizontal segmentation. Both networks use a set of features that are extracted using a heuristic program. The system was tested and the rate of recognition obtained was over 90%. This strongly supports the usefulness of proposed measures for handwritten Arabic text. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.title Abjad Hawwaz en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version Published en_US
dc.title.subtitle An Offline Arabic Handwriting Recognition System en_US
dc.author.school SAS en_US
dc.author.idnumber 199729410 en_US
dc.author.department Computer Science and Mathematics en_US
dc.description.embargo N/A en_US
dc.relation.journal International Journal of Computers and Applications en_US
dc.journal.volume 27
dc.journal.issue 3
dc.article.pages 178-189 en_US
dc.keywords Optical character recognition en_US
dc.keywords Artificial neural networks en_US
dc.identifier.doi http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1206212X.2005.11441767 en_US
dc.identifier.ctation Haraty, R. A., & El-Zabadani, H. M. (2005). Abjad Hawwaz: An offline Arabic handwriting recognition system. international journal of computers and applications, 27(3), 178-189. en_US
dc.author.email rharaty@lau.edu.lb en_US
dc.identifier.tou http://libraries.lau.edu.lb/research/laur/terms-of-use/articles.php en_US
dc.identifier.url http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/1206212X.2005.11441767?needAccess=true en_US
dc.orcid.id https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6978-3627
dc.author.affiliation Lebanese American University en_US


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