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NIST Special Database 19. NIST Handprinted Forms and Characters Database

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Author(s)

Patrick J. Grother

Abstract

Special Database 19 contains NIST's entire corpus of training materials for handprinted document and character recognition. It publishes Handprinted Sample Forms from 3600 writers, 810,000 character images isolated from their forms, ground truth classifications for those images, reference forms for further data collection, and software utilities for image management and handling. It supersedes NIST Special Databases 3 and 7.
Citation
World Wide Web-Internet and Web Information Systems

Keywords

automated char. recognition, automated data capture, character recognition, forms recognition, handwriting recognition, OCR, optical char. recognition, software recognition

Citation

Grother, P. (2008), NIST Special Database 19. NIST Handprinted Forms and Characters Database, World Wide Web-Internet and Web Information Systems (Accessed July 20, 2024)

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Created October 16, 2008