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NIST Special Database 6. NIST Structured Forms Reference Set of Binary Images II (SFRS2)

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Author(s)

Michael Garris

Abstract

The second NIST database of structured forms consists of 5,595 pages of binary, black-and-white images of synthesized documents containing hand-print.This database is a valuable tool for measurement of system performance and system comparison on complex forms.The documents in this database are 12 different tax forms with the IRS 1040 Package X for the year 1988. These include Forms 1040, 2106, 2441, 4562, and 6251 together with Schedules A, B, C, D, E, F, and SE. Eight of these forms contain two pages or form faces; therefore, there are 20 different form faces represented in the database.The document images in this database appear to be real hand-printed forms prepared by individuals, but the images have been automatically derived and synthesized using a computer and contain no real tax data. There are 900 simulated tax submissions represented in the database averaging 6.22 form faces per submission.
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World Wide Web-Internet and Web Information Systems

Keywords

ASCII reference, binary image database, character recognition, hand printed characters, OCR, optical character recognition, software recognition, synthesized documents, tax forms

Citation

Garris, M. (2008), NIST Special Database 6. NIST Structured Forms Reference Set of Binary Images II (SFRS2), World Wide Web-Internet and Web Information Systems (Accessed July 23, 2024)

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Created October 16, 2008