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Middle Eastern character recognition
chapterposted on 2014-01-01, 00:00 authored by A Belaíd, Imran RazzakImran Razzak
The purpose of this chapter is to give a rapid synthesis of the state of the art concerning Middle Eastern character recognition systems. This includes the presentation of the different scripts used, their characteristics, the techniques used especially for them, and the difficulties and challenges faced by researchers to treat them. The chapter will also make a rapid review of the best systems evaluated during international competitions, of published datasets specialized in these scripts, as well as of the list of existing commercial systems.