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11th IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition. Vol.II. Conference B: Pattern Recognition Methodology and Systems (1992)
The Hague, Netherlands
Aug. 30, 1992 to Sept. 3, 1992
ISBN: 0-8186-2915-0
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Performance evaluation of an HMM based OCR system (PDF)

J.C. Anigbogu , CRIN-CNRS/Inria Lorraine, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
A. Belaid , CRIN-CNRS/Inria Lorraine, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
pp. 565-568

Feedforward neural networks with random weights (PDF)

W.F. Schmidt , Fac. of Appl. Phys., Delft Univ. of Technol., Netherlands
M.A. Kraaijveld , Fac. of Appl. Phys., Delft Univ. of Technol., Netherlands
R.P.W. Duin , Fac. of Appl. Phys., Delft Univ. of Technol., Netherlands
pp. 1-4

On linear programming, neural network design, pattern classification and polynomial time training (PDF)

A. Roy , Dept. of Decision & Inf. Syst., Coll. of Bus., Arizona State Univ., Tempe, AZ, USA
pp. 5-8

Comparison of generalization in multi-layer perceptrons with the log-likelihood and least-squares cost functions (PDF)

M.J.J. Holt , Dept. of Electron & Electr. Eng., Loughborough Univ. of Technol., UK
pp. 17-20

A complete shape recognition system using the Hough transform and neural network (PDF)

C.K. Chan , Dept. of Electron. & Electr. Eng., KCL, London Univ., UK
M.B. Sandler , Dept. of Electron. & Electr. Eng., KCL, London Univ., UK
pp. 21-24

An MDL-principled evolutionary mechanism to automatic architecturing of pattern recognition neural network (PDF)

H.-P. Pan , Inst. fur Photogrammetrie, Bonn Univ., Germany
W. Forstner , Inst. fur Photogrammetrie, Bonn Univ., Germany
pp. 25-28

Multiple neural networks and weighted voting (PDF)

E. Alpaydin , Dept. of Comput. Eng., Bogazici Univ., Istanbul, Turkey
pp. 29-32

On the influence of the training set data preprocessing on neural networks training (PDF)

V. Nedeljkovic , Fac. of Electr. Eng., Belgrade Univ., Yugoslavia
M. Milosavljevic , Fac. of Electr. Eng., Belgrade Univ., Yugoslavia
pp. 33-36

A connectionist network for simultaneous perception of multiple categories (PDF)

J. Basak , Nodal Centre for Knowledge Based Computing, ECSU, Calcutta, India
C.A. Murthy , Nodal Centre for Knowledge Based Computing, ECSU, Calcutta, India
pp. 37-40

A non-linear projection method based on Kohonen's topology preserving maps (PDF)

M.A. Kraaijveld , Fac. of Appl. Phys., Delft Univ. of Technol., Netherlands
pp. 41-45

A logical neural network that adapts to changes in the pattern environment (PDF)

G. Tambouratzis , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, UK
T.J. Stonham , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Brunel Univ., Uxbridge, UK
pp. 46-49

An optimal pairing scheme in associative memory classifier and its application in character recognition (PDF)

M. Zhang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
C.Y. Suen , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
T.D. Bui , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 50-53

Implicit distributed associative memory for ill-posed object recognition (PDF)

N. Pendock , Dept. of Comput. & Appl. Math., Univ. of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
pp. 58-61

A new method for unsupervised linear feature extraction, using fourth order moments (PDF)

R. Lenz , Image Process. Lab., Linkoping Univ., Sweden
M. Osterberg , Image Process. Lab., Linkoping Univ., Sweden
pp. 71-74

Karhunen-Loeve Subspace (PDF)

H. Ogawa , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Tokyo Inst. of Technol., Japan
pp. 75-78

Unsupervised feature reduction in image segmentation by local Karhunen-Loeve transform (PDF)

J. Bigun , Signal Process. Lab., Swiss Federal Inst. of Technol., Lausanne, Switzerland
pp. 79-83

On multiple classifier systems for pattern recognition (PDF)

T.K. Ho , Center for Document Anal. & Recognition, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
J.J. Hull , Center for Document Anal. & Recognition, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
S.N. Srihari , Center for Document Anal. & Recognition, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 84-87

Supervised classification of early perceptual structure in dot patterns (PDF)

M. Tuceryan , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
A.K. Jain , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
pp. 88-91

Multistage pattern recognition with reject option (PDF)

P. Pudil , Inst. of Inf. Theory & Autom., Czechoslovak Acad. of Sci., Prague, Czechoslovakia
J. Novovicova , Inst. of Inf. Theory & Autom., Czechoslovak Acad. of Sci., Prague, Czechoslovakia
S. Blaha , Inst. of Inf. Theory & Autom., Czechoslovak Acad. of Sci., Prague, Czechoslovakia
pp. 92-95

A novel metric for nearest-neighbor classification of hand-written digits (PDF)

Z.M. Kovacs-V , Dipartimento di Elettronica, Inf. e Sistemistica, Bologna Univ., Italy
R. Guerrieri , Dipartimento di Elettronica, Inf. e Sistemistica, Bologna Univ., Italy
G. Baccarani , Dipartimento di Elettronica, Inf. e Sistemistica, Bologna Univ., Italy
pp. 96-100

A multiclass extension of discriminant mappings (PDF)

M. Aladjem , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev, Beer-Sheeva, Israel
I. Dinstein , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev, Beer-Sheeva, Israel
pp. 101-104

Contextual decision making with degrees of belief (PDF)

R.M. Haralick , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Washington Univ., Seattle, WA, USA
pp. 105-111

Hand-written text recognition based on a new formulation (PDF)

Y. Gong , CRIN/CNRS & INRIA-Lorraine, Vandoeuvre, France
A. Boyer , CRIN/CNRS & INRIA-Lorraine, Vandoeuvre, France
pp. 112-115

Connected and degraded text recognition using hidden Markov model (PDF)

C.B. Bose , Signal Processing Res. Dept., AT&T Bell Labs., Murray Hill, NJ, USA
S. Kuo , Signal Processing Res. Dept., AT&T Bell Labs., Murray Hill, NJ, USA
pp. 116-119

A generalization of discrete hidden Markov model and of Viterbi algorithm (PDF)

C. Tao , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 120-123

A hidden Markov model for language syntax in text recognition (PDF)

J.J. Hull , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 124-127

Combining range and intensity data with a hidden Markov model (PDF)

R.B. Huseby , Norsk Regnesentral, Oslo, Norway
G.T. Hogasen , Norsk Regnesentral, Oslo, Norway
G. Storvik , Norsk Regnesentral, Oslo, Norway
K. Aas , Norsk Regnesentral, Oslo, Norway
pp. 128-131

Deformable templates in image sequences (PDF)

K.V. Mardia , Dept. of Stat., Leeds Univ., UK
T.J. Hainsworth , Dept. of Stat., Leeds Univ., UK
pp. 132-135

Object recognition using Markov spatial processes (PDF)

A.J. Baddeley , Centre for Math. & Comput. Sci., Amsterdam, Netherlands
pp. 136-139

Fragmentary string matching by selective access to hybrid tries (PDF)

A. Dengel , German Res. Center for Artificial Intelligence, DFKI, Kaiserslautern, Germany
A. Pleyer , German Res. Center for Artificial Intelligence, DFKI, Kaiserslautern, Germany
R. Hoch , German Res. Center for Artificial Intelligence, DFKI, Kaiserslautern, Germany
pp. 149-153

A method for designing dictionary using simulated annealing (PDF)

T. Matsunaga , NTT Data Commun. Syst. Corp., Kanagawa, Japan
H. Kida , NTT Data Commun. Syst. Corp., Kanagawa, Japan
pp. 154-187

Probabilistic relaxation method for line-drawing interpretation (PDF)

O. Hori , R&D Center, Toshiba Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
S. Shimotsuji , R&D Center, Toshiba Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
pp. 158-161

Robust shape analysis using multistrategy learning (PDF)

J. Bala , Dept. of Comput. Sci., George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA, USA
H. Wechsler , Dept. of Comput. Sci., George Mason Univ., Fairfax, VA, USA
pp. 162-165

Noninformation-preserving shape features at multiple resolution (PDF)

F. Pernus , Fac. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Ljubljana Univ., Slovenia
A. Leonardis , Fac. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Ljubljana Univ., Slovenia
S. Kovacic , Fac. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Ljubljana Univ., Slovenia
pp. 166-169

An interpretative model of overlapped figures (PDF)

A. Shimaya , Human & Multimedia Lab., NTT Human Interface Lab., Kanagawa, Japan
I. Yoroizawa , Human & Multimedia Lab., NTT Human Interface Lab., Kanagawa, Japan
M. Kosugi , Human & Multimedia Lab., NTT Human Interface Lab., Kanagawa, Japan
pp. 170-173

A feature-based O(N/sup 2/) approach to point pattern matching (PDF)

F. Murtagh , Space Telescope-European Coordinating Facility, European Southern Obs., Garching bei Munchen, Germany
pp. 174-177

On the existence of complete invariant feature spaces in pattern recognition (PDF)

H. Schulz-Mirbach , Tech. Univ. Hamburg-Harburg, Inst. fur Tech. Inf., Germany
pp. 178-182

Online recognition of freely handwritten Japanese characters using directional feature densities (PDF)

A. Kawamura , Inf. Syst. Eng. Lab., Toshiba Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
K. Yura , Inf. Syst. Eng. Lab., Toshiba Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
T. Hayama , Inf. Syst. Eng. Lab., Toshiba Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
Y. Hidai , Inf. Syst. Eng. Lab., Toshiba Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
T. Minamikawa , Inf. Syst. Eng. Lab., Toshiba Corp., Kawasaki, Japan
pp. 183-186

A structurally adaptive neural tree for the recognition of large character set (PDF)

T. Li , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
Y.Y. Tang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
S.C. Suen , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 187-190

A probabilistic stroke-based Viterbi algorithm for handwritten Chinese characters recognition (PDF)

Chen-Chiung Hsieh , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Chiao Tung Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
Hsi-Jian Lee , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Inf. Eng., Nat. Chiao Tung Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
pp. 191-194

A hierarchical deformation model for online cursive script recognition (PDF)

Wen-Tsuen Chen , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
Tzren-Ru Chou , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsinchu, Taiwan
pp. 195-199

Human facial feature extraction for face interpretation and recognition (PDF)

Chung-Lin Huang , Inst. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsin Chu, Taiwan
Ching-Wen Chen , Inst. of Electr. Eng., Nat. Tsing Hua Univ., Hsin Chu, Taiwan
pp. 204-207

A face recognition method using higher order local autocorrelation and multivariate analysis (PDF)

T. Kurita , Electrotechnical Lab., Tsukuba, Japan
N. Otsu , Electrotechnical Lab., Tsukuba, Japan
pp. 213-216

A robust algebraic method for human face recognition (PDF)

Yong-Qing Cheng , Dept. of Comput. Sci., East China Inst. of Technol., Nanjing, China
Ke Liu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., East China Inst. of Technol., Nanjing, China
Jing-Yu Yang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., East China Inst. of Technol., Nanjing, China
Hua-Feng Wang , Dept. of Comput. Sci., East China Inst. of Technol., Nanjing, China
pp. 221-224

Teaching a computer to read (PDF)

G. Nagy , Rensselaer Polytech. Inst., Troy, NY, USA
pp. 225-229

Text data extraction from microfilm images of punched cards (PDF)

S.U. Kumar , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
R. Kasturi , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, USA
pp. 230-233

Extraction and classification of graphical symbol candidates based on perceptual organization (PDF)

M. Minoh , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Kyoto Univ., Japan
T. Munetsugu , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Kyoto Univ., Japan
K. Ikeda , Dept. of Inf. Sci., Kyoto Univ., Japan
pp. 234-237

Peak classifier for bar code waveforms (PDF)

E. Joesph , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
T. Pavlidis , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, USA
pp. 238-241

Use of stochastic grammars for hypnogram analysis (PDF)

A.L.N. Fred , Centro de Analise e Processamento de Sinais, Inst. Superior Tecnico, Lisboa, Portugal
J.M.N. Leitao , Centro de Analise e Processamento de Sinais, Inst. Superior Tecnico, Lisboa, Portugal
pp. 242-245

Multi-level 3-D rotational invariant classification (PDF)

R.L. Kashyap , Sch. of Electr. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
Y. Choe , Sch. of Electr. Eng., Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, USA
pp. 251-255

Texture classification with tree-structured wavelet transform (PDF)

T. Chang , Dept. of Electr. Eng.-Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
C.-C.J. Kuo , Dept. of Electr. Eng.-Syst., Univ. of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
pp. 256-259

Address block location on envelopes using Gabor filters: supervised method (PDF)

A.K. Jain , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
S.K. Bhattacharjee , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
pp. 264-267

Use of the Hough transform to separate merged text/graphics in forms (PDF)

J.M. Gloger , Inst. for Inf. Technol., Daimler Benz AG Res. Center, Ulm, Germany
pp. 268-271

A fast and efficient method for extracting text paragraphs and graphics from unconstrained documents (PDF)

F. Lebourgeois , Lab. de Modelisation des Syst. et Reconnaissance de Formes, INSA de Lyon, Villeurbanne, France
pp. 272-276

Page segmentation without rectangle assumption (PDF)

T. Saitoh , Ricoh R&D Center, Kanagawa, Japan
pp. 277-280

One method of structural description rule extraction based on graphical and spatial relations (PDF)

S. Satoh , Inst. of Ind. Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
T. Satou , Inst. of Ind. Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
M. Sakauchi , Inst. of Ind. Sci., Tokyo Univ., Japan
pp. 281-284

Metareasoning as a tool for pattern recognition (PDF)

P. Bottoni , Dipartimento di Fisica, Milano Univ., Italy
P. Mussio , Dipartimento di Fisica, Milano Univ., Italy
M. Protti , Dipartimento di Fisica, Milano Univ., Italy
pp. 285-289

Structural patterns or discrete events? A link between pattern recognition and discrete-event systems (PDF)

J. Pik , Czechoslovak Acad. of Sci., Inst. of Inf. Theory & Autom., Prague, Czechoslovakia
pp. 290-293

A survey of graph grammars: theory and applications (PDF)

H. Fahmy , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Queen's Univ., Kinston, Ont., Canada
D. Blostein , Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Queen's Univ., Kinston, Ont., Canada
pp. 294-298

Transducer learning in pattern recognition (PDF)

J. Oncina , Dept. de Sistemas Inf. y Computacion Alicante Univ., Spain
pp. 299-302

A model-based segmentation framework for computer processing of handwriting (PDF)

R. Plamondon , Lab. Scribens, Ecole Polytech. de Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 303-307

A handwriting model for syntactic recognition of cursive script (PDF)

M. Parizeau , Lab. Scribens, Ecole Polytech. de Montreal, Que., Canada
R. Plamondon , Lab. Scribens, Ecole Polytech. de Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 308-312

Temporal clues in handwriting (PDF)

D.S. Doermann , Comput. Vision Lab., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
A. Rosenfeld , Comput. Vision Lab., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA
pp. 317-320

Off-line signature verification using directional PDF and neural networks (PDF)

R. Sabourin , Lab. de Modelisation Tridimensionnelle et d'Imagerie Ecole de Technol. Superieure, Montreal, Que., Canada
J.-P. Drouhard , Lab. de Modelisation Tridimensionnelle et d'Imagerie Ecole de Technol. Superieure, Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 321-325

Laser-marked alphanumeric character recognition by multi-angled parallel matching method (PDF)

H. Yamada , Image Understanding Section, Electrotech. Lab., Ibaraki, Japan
K. Yamamoto , Image Understanding Section, Electrotech. Lab., Ibaraki, Japan
T. Saito , Image Understanding Section, Electrotech. Lab., Ibaraki, Japan
pp. 326-329

Computer aided cleaning of large databases for character recognition (PDF)

N. Matic , AT&T Bell Lab., Holmdel, NJ, USA
I. Guyon , AT&T Bell Lab., Holmdel, NJ, USA
L. Bottou , AT&T Bell Lab., Holmdel, NJ, USA
J. Denker , AT&T Bell Lab., Holmdel, NJ, USA
V. Vapnik , AT&T Bell Lab., Holmdel, NJ, USA
pp. 330-333

Font-independent mixed-size digit recognition through error-correcting grammatical inference (ECGI) (PDF)

E. Vidal , Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
H. Rulot , Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
J.M. Valiente , Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
G. Andreu , Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
pp. 334-337

A comparison of two approaches for combining the votes of cooperating classifiers (PDF)

J. Franke , Dept. of Document Anal., Daimler-Benz Res. Center Ulm, Germany
E. Mandler , Dept. of Document Anal., Daimler-Benz Res. Center Ulm, Germany
pp. 611-614

Analysis and recognition of alphanumeric handprints by parts (PDF)

C.Y. Suen , Centre for Pattern Recognition & Machine Intelligence, Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
J. Guo , Centre for Pattern Recognition & Machine Intelligence, Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
Z.C. Li , Centre for Pattern Recognition & Machine Intelligence, Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 338-341

Automatic evaluation of skeleton shapes (PDF)

L. Lam , Centre for Pattern Recognition & Machine Intelligence, Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
C.Y. Suen , Centre for Pattern Recognition & Machine Intelligence, Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 342-345

Segmenting merged characters (PDF)

T. Bayer , Res. Center Ulm, Daimler-Benz AG, Germany
U. Kressel , Res. Center Ulm, Daimler-Benz AG, Germany
M. Hammelsbeck , Res. Center Ulm, Daimler-Benz AG, Germany
pp. 346-349

A method of solving pattern or image recognition problems by learning Boolean formulas (PDF)

V. Valev , Inst. of Math., Bulgarian Acad. of Sci., Sofia, Bulgaria
P. Radeva , Inst. of Math., Bulgarian Acad. of Sci., Sofia, Bulgaria
pp. 359-362

Orthogonal discriminant analysis based on a modified Fisher criterion (feature extraction) (PDF)

Y. Hamamoto , Fac. of Eng., Yamaguchi Univ., Ube, Japan
A. Ohama , Fac. of Eng., Yamaguchi Univ., Ube, Japan
T. Kanaoka , Fac. of Eng., Yamaguchi Univ., Ube, Japan
S. Tomita , Fac. of Eng., Yamaguchi Univ., Ube, Japan
pp. 363-366

Automatic interpretation of Dutch addresses (PDF)

R.J.N. Kalberg , PTT Research, Leidschendam, Netherlands
G.H. Quint , PTT Research, Leidschendam, Netherlands
H. Scholten , PTT Research, Leidschendam, Netherlands
pp. 367-370

Parallel feature extraction system with multi agents-PAFE (PDF)

Y. Nakamura , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Kyoto Univ., Sakyo, Japan
M. Nagao , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Kyoto Univ., Sakyo, Japan
pp. 371-375

Estimating a global shape model for objects with badly defined boundaries (mammography application) (PDF)

J. Dengler , Dept. of Biophysics, German Cancer Res. Center, Heidelberg, Germany
M. Guckes , Dept. of Biophysics, German Cancer Res. Center, Heidelberg, Germany
pp. 381-384

Capacity control in linear classifiers for pattern recognition (PDF)

I. Guyon , AT&T Bell Lab., Holmdel, NJ, USA
V. Vapnik , AT&T Bell Lab., Holmdel, NJ, USA
B. Boser , AT&T Bell Lab., Holmdel, NJ, USA
L. Bottou , AT&T Bell Lab., Holmdel, NJ, USA
S.A. Solla , AT&T Bell Lab., Holmdel, NJ, USA
pp. 385-388

A new quadtree complexity theorem (PDF)

B.G. Mobasseri , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Villanova Univ., PA, USA
pp. 389-392

Contour models for curvature estimation and shape decomposition (PDF)

K.B. Eom , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., George Washington Univ., DC, USA
J. Park , Dept. of Electr. Eng. & Comput. Sci., George Washington Univ., DC, USA
pp. 393-396

Optimal learning for Hopfield associative memory (PDF)

X. Zhuang , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Missouri Univ., Columbia, MO, USA
Y. Huang , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Missouri Univ., Columbia, MO, USA
pp. 397-400

Near-optimal algorithm for dimension reduction (PDF)

L.J. Buturovic , Fac. of Electr. Eng., Belgrade Univ., Yugoslavia
pp. 401-404

Identifying and understanding tabular material in compound documents (PDF)

A. Laurentini , Dipartimento di Automatica ed Inf., Politechnico di, Torino, Italy
P. Viada , Dipartimento di Automatica ed Inf., Politechnico di, Torino, Italy
pp. 405-409

Omnifont recognition of text using topological recognition techniques (PDF)

P. De Muelenaere , Image Recognition Integrated Syst., Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium
M. Dauw , Image Recognition Integrated Syst., Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium
pp. 410-413

ISBN recognition using a modified probabilistic neural network (PNN) (PDF)

C.H. Chen , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Massachusetts Dartmouth Univ., MA, USA
G.H. You , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Massachusetts Dartmouth Univ., MA, USA
pp. 419-421

A rotation, scaling and translation invariant pattern classification system (PDF)

C. Yuceer , Dept. of Comput. Eng. & Inf. Sci., Bilkent Univ., Ankara, Turkey
K. Oflazer , Dept. of Comput. Eng. & Inf. Sci., Bilkent Univ., Ankara, Turkey
pp. 422-425

Application of neural network and fuzzy inference to Chinese-Phoneme recognition (PDF)

Jiang Jianxin , Xidian Univ., Shaanxi, China
Hu Zheng , Xidian Univ., Shaanxi, China
pp. 426-429

Recognition of handwritten Chinese characters by searching the multiway heterogeneous tree (PDF)

S.W. Lu , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Memorial Univ. of Newfoundland, St. John's, Nfld., Canada
Y. Ren , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Memorial Univ. of Newfoundland, St. John's, Nfld., Canada
pp. 430-433

Object recognition by invariants (PDF)

P. Pejnovic , Fac. of Electr. Eng., Belgrade Univ., Yugoslavia
L. Buturovic , Fac. of Electr. Eng., Belgrade Univ., Yugoslavia
Z. Stojiljkovic , Fac. of Electr. Eng., Belgrade Univ., Yugoslavia
pp. 434-437

Neural networks for active sonar classification (PDF)

C.H. Chen , Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Massachusetts Dartmouth Univ., MA, USA
pp. 438-440

A new segmentation technique of Arabic text (PDF)

A. Amin , Sch. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., New South Wales Univ., Kensington, NSW, Australia
pp. 441-445

Robust feature evaluation for multisensory computer vision (PDF)

N. Nandhakumar , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Virginia Univ., Charlottesville, VA, USA
pp. 446-449

Some new techniques for evidence-based object recognition: EB-ORS1 (PDF)

T. Caelli , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Melbourne Univ., Parkville, Vic., Australia
A. Dreier , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Melbourne Univ., Parkville, Vic., Australia
pp. 450-454

Pattern recognition algorithm based on cyclic codes (PDF)

C. Lazar , Dept. of Automatic Control, Polytech Inst. of Iasi, Romania
pp. 455-457

On object classification by means of fuzzy sets' theory (PDF)

H. Costin , Res. Inst. for Theor. Inf., Romanian Acad., Romania
pp. 458-461

Shape description by UNL Fourier features-an application to handwritten character recognition (PDF)

T.W. Rauber , Dept. de Inf., Univ. Nova de Lisboa, Monte de Caparica, Portugal
A.S. Steiger-Garcao , Dept. de Inf., Univ. Nova de Lisboa, Monte de Caparica, Portugal
pp. 466-469

Improving k-nearest neighbor Bayes error estimates (PDF)

L.J. Buturovic , Fac. of Electr. Eng., Belgrade Univ., Yugoslavia
M.Z. Markovic , Fac. of Electr. Eng., Belgrade Univ., Yugoslavia
pp. 470-473

Detection of small moving object by optical flow (PDF)

T. Hirai , Ind. Electron. & Syst. Labs., Mitsubishi Electric Corp., Hyogo, Japan
K. Sasakawa , Ind. Electron. & Syst. Labs., Mitsubishi Electric Corp., Hyogo, Japan
S. Kuroda , Ind. Electron. & Syst. Labs., Mitsubishi Electric Corp., Hyogo, Japan
S. Ikebata , Ind. Electron. & Syst. Labs., Mitsubishi Electric Corp., Hyogo, Japan
pp. 474-478

A new approach for recognition multifont Chinese characters used in a special application (PDF)

Ling-Hwei Chen , Inst. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Nat. Chiao Tung Univ., Taiwan
Yeuan-Kuen Lee , Inst. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Nat. Chiao Tung Univ., Taiwan
pp. 479-482

Handprinted Kanji character recognition based on flexible template matching (PDF)

J. Tsukumo , Pattern Recognition Res. Lab., NEC Corp., Kanagawa, Japan
pp. 483-486

A segmentation method for handwritten Japanese character lines based on transitional information (PDF)

Y. Kobayashi , C&C Inf. Technol. Res. Lab., NEC Corp., Kanagawa, Japan
K. Yamada , C&C Inf. Technol. Res. Lab., NEC Corp., Kanagawa, Japan
J. Tsukumo , C&C Inf. Technol. Res. Lab., NEC Corp., Kanagawa, Japan
pp. 487-491

Pattern recognition by image analysis. application to marine biology (PDF)

K. Chehdi , ENSSAT LASTI, Lannion, France
D. Coquin , ENSSAT LASTI, Lannion, France
pp. 492-495

Unsupervised and supervised classifications by rival penalized competitive learning (PDF)

Lei Xu , Harvard Robotics Lab., Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA, USA
pp. 496-499

Fuzzy learning in vicissitudinous environments (PDF)

B.V. Dasarathy , Dynetics Inc., Huntsville, AL, USA
pp. 500-503

Space-variant optical character recognition (PDF)

P.W. Ong , Vision Appl., New York, NY, USA
pp. 504-507

2D objects recognition by graph matching (PDF)

I. Gaudron , LMENS-DIAM, Paris, France
pp. 508-511

A growing network classifier of 3D objects using multiple views (PDF)

N. Burgess , Dept. of Anatomy, Univ. Coll. London, UK
M.N. Granieri , Dept. of Anatomy, Univ. Coll. London, UK
pp. 512-515

From character to cursive script recognition: future trends in scientific research (PDF)

G. Dimauro , Dipartimento di Inf., Bari Univ., Italy
S. Impedovo , Dipartimento di Inf., Bari Univ., Italy
G. Pirlo , Dipartimento di Inf., Bari Univ., Italy
pp. 516-519

Classification of ambiguous patterns (PDF)

G. Dimauro , Dipartimento di Inf., Bari Univ., Italy
S. Impedovo , Dipartimento di Inf., Bari Univ., Italy
G. Pirlo , Dipartimento di Inf., Bari Univ., Italy
pp. 520-524

A modified contour following algorithm applied to document segmentation (PDF)

E. Trupin , Lacis/La3i-Itepea, Rouen Univ., France
Y. Lecourtier , Lacis/La3i-Itepea, Rouen Univ., France
pp. 525-528

Structure analysis of handwriting using opposing relations (PDF)

S. Kondo , Dept. of Communications Eng., Tokai Univ., Hiratsuka, Japan
pp. 529-532

An application of feature selection to handwritten character recognition (PDF)

S. Yokozuka , NTT Data Commun. Syst. Corp., Kanagawa, Japan
H. Kida , NTT Data Commun. Syst. Corp., Kanagawa, Japan
pp. 537-540

Detection and separation of symbols connected to graphics in line drawings (PDF)

F. Melcarne , Sci. & Tech. Solution Center, IBM Semea, Rome, Italy
L. Boatto , Sci. & Tech. Solution Center, IBM Semea, Rome, Italy
M. Del Buono , Sci. & Tech. Solution Center, IBM Semea, Rome, Italy
V. Eramo , Sci. & Tech. Solution Center, IBM Semea, Rome, Italy
A. Esposito , Sci. & Tech. Solution Center, IBM Semea, Rome, Italy
V. Consorti , Sci. & Tech. Solution Center, IBM Semea, Rome, Italy
M. Meucci , Sci. & Tech. Solution Center, IBM Semea, Rome, Italy
A. Morelli , Sci. & Tech. Solution Center, IBM Semea, Rome, Italy
M. Mosciatti , Sci. & Tech. Solution Center, IBM Semea, Rome, Italy
A. Spirito , Sci. & Tech. Solution Center, IBM Semea, Rome, Italy
M. Tucci , Sci. & Tech. Solution Center, IBM Semea, Rome, Italy
pp. 545-548

Inference of edit costs using parametric string matching (PDF)

H. Bunke , Inst. fur Inf. und Angewandte Math., Bern Univ., Switzerland
pp. 549-552

Learning class probabilities from labeled data (PDF)

Y. Singer , IBM-Sci. & Technol., Technion City, Haifa, Israel
E. Yair , IBM-Sci. & Technol., Technion City, Haifa, Israel
pp. 553-556

An algorithm for finding nearest neighbours in constant average time with a linear space complexity (PDF)

L. Mico , Dept. de Sistemas Inf. y Computacion, Alicante Univ., Spain
J. Oncina , Dept. de Sistemas Inf. y Computacion, Alicante Univ., Spain
pp. 557-560

SARAT-a system for the recognition of Arabic printed text (PDF)

V. Margner , Inst. fur Nachrichtentechnik, Tech. Univ. Braunschweig, Germany
pp. 561-564

Automatic image analysis of plant root structures (PDF)

Q. Huang , Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
A.K. Jain , Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
G.C. Stockman , Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
A.J.M. Smucker , Michigan State Univ., East Lansing, MI, USA
pp. 569-572

A neural network classifier for LANDSAT image data (PDF)

S. Kamata , Dept. of Comput. Eng., Kyushu Inst. of Technol., Japan
pp. 573-576

Character segmentation techniques for handwritten text-a survey (PDF)

C.E. Dunn , Coll. of Comput. Sci., Northeastern Univ., Boston, MA, USA
P.S.P. Wang , Coll. of Comput. Sci., Northeastern Univ., Boston, MA, USA
pp. 577-580

Visualization methods for neural networks (PDF)

H. Bischof , Dept. for Pattern Recognition & Image Processing, Inst. for Autom., Tech. Univ. of Vienna, Austria
A. Pinz , Dept. for Pattern Recognition & Image Processing, Inst. for Autom., Tech. Univ. of Vienna, Austria
W.G. Kropatsch , Dept. for Pattern Recognition & Image Processing, Inst. for Autom., Tech. Univ. of Vienna, Austria
pp. 581-585

A hypothesis testing approach to word recognition using dynamic feature selection (PDF)

L. Li , Center for Document Anal. & Recognition, State Univ. of New York, NY, USA
T.K. Ho , Center for Document Anal. & Recognition, State Univ. of New York, NY, USA
J.J. Hull , Center for Document Anal. & Recognition, State Univ. of New York, NY, USA
S.N. Srihari , Center for Document Anal. & Recognition, State Univ. of New York, NY, USA
pp. 586-589

ART2-based multiple MLPs neural network for speaker-independent recognition of isolated words (PDF)

He Haiyan , Nat. Key Lab. of Theory & Chief Technol. of ISN, Xidian Univ., China
Wen Chengyi , Nat. Key Lab. of Theory & Chief Technol. of ISN, Xidian Univ., China
pp. 590-593

Edge-based texture measures for surface inspection (PDF)

T. Ojala , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Oulu Univ., Finland
M. Pietikainen , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Oulu Univ., Finland
O. Silven , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Oulu Univ., Finland
pp. 594-598

A new method of distortion-invariant character recognition (PDF)

E. Menu , LTIS, Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France
L. Lefrere , LTIS, Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France
pp. 599-602

Learning separations by Boolean combinations of half-spaces (PDF)

N.S.V. Rao , Dept. of Comput. Sci., Old Dominion Univ., Norfolk, VA, USA
pp. 603-606

Small sample size effects in the use of editing techniques (PDF)

F.J. Ferri , Dept. Inf. i Electron., Valencia Univ., Spain
pp. 607-610

Improving character recognition rate by a multi-net neural classifier (PDF)

L.P. Cordella , Dipartimento di Inf. e Sistemistica, Napoli Univ., Italy
C. De Stefano , Dipartimento di Inf. e Sistemistica, Napoli Univ., Italy
F. Tortorella , Dipartimento di Inf. e Sistemistica, Napoli Univ., Italy
M. Vento , Dipartimento di Inf. e Sistemistica, Napoli Univ., Italy
pp. 615-618

Background region-based algorithm for the segmentation of connected digits (PDF)

M. Cheriet , Centre for Pattern Recognition & Machine Intelligence, Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
Y.S. Huang , Centre for Pattern Recognition & Machine Intelligence, Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
C.Y. Suen , Centre for Pattern Recognition & Machine Intelligence, Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 619-622

Neural network architectures for rotated character recognition (PDF)

H. Takahashi , IBM Almaden Res. Center, San Jose, CA, USA
pp. 623-626

Algorithms of the multiperspective pattern recognition (PDF)

M.W. Kurzynski , Inst. of Control & Syst. Eng., Tech. Univ. of Wroclaw, Poland
E. Puchala , Inst. of Control & Syst. Eng., Tech. Univ. of Wroclaw, Poland
pp. 627-630

Parallel character recognition based on regional projection transformation (RPT) (PDF)

Y.Y. Tang , Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
C.Y. Suen , Concordia Univ., Montreal, Que., Canada
pp. 631-634

Colour segmentation with polynomial classification (PDF)

N. Bartneck , Res. Inst. for Inf. Technol., Daimler-Benz AG, Ulm, Germany
W. Ritter , Res. Inst. for Inf. Technol., Daimler-Benz AG, Ulm, Germany
pp. 635-638

Computer recognition of design concepts (PDF)

J.T. Tou , Center for Inf. Res., Florida Univ., Gainesville, FL, USA
pp. 639-642

Model based system for analyzing document images (PDF)

K. Kise , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Univ. of Osaka Prefecture, Japan
pp. 647-650

An efficient algorithm for learning invariance in adaptive classifiers (PDF)

P. Simard , AT&T Bell Lab., Holmdel, NJ, USA
Y. Le Cun , AT&T Bell Lab., Holmdel, NJ, USA
J. Denker , AT&T Bell Lab., Holmdel, NJ, USA
pp. 651-655

Handwritten digits recognition system via OCON neural network by pruning selective update (PDF)

Shuh-Chuan Tsay , Dept. of Electron. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Inst. of Technol., Taipei, Taiwan
Peir-Ren Hong , Dept. of Electron. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Inst. of Technol., Taipei, Taiwan
Bin-Chang Chieu , Dept. of Electron. Eng., Nat. Taiwan Inst. of Technol., Taipei, Taiwan
pp. 656-659

Transformation systems are more economical and informative class descriptions than formal grammars (PDF)

L. Goldfarb , Fac. of Comput. Sci., New Brunswick Univ., Fredericton, NB, Canada
pp. 660-664

World image matching as a technique for degraded text recognition (PDF)

J.J. Hull , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
S. Khoubyari , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
T.K. Ho , Dept. of Comput. Sci., State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA
pp. 665-668

Font segmentation of non-rotated, printed symbols in the vector representation (PDF)

K. Weisteen , Image Processing Group, NR Norwegian Comput. Center, Oslo, Norway
pp. 669-672

Shape and image matching by use of morphology (PDF)

W. Gong , Nat. Lab. of Machine Perception, Peking Univ., China
Q. Shi , Nat. Lab. of Machine Perception, Peking Univ., China
M. Cheng , Nat. Lab. of Machine Perception, Peking Univ., China
pp. 673-676

Recognition of connected numeral strings using partial boundary features (PDF)

Xueping Li , Dept. of Comput. Sci. & Eng., Tianjin Univ., China
pp. 677-680

Shape-based object recognition by inductive learning (PDF)

K. Cho , Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ, USA
S.M. Dunn , Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ, USA
pp. 681-684

A parallel approach to individually optimised handwritten signature verification (PDF)

M.C. Fairhurst , Electron. Eng. Lab., Kent Univ., Canterbury, UK
P. Brittan , Electron. Eng. Lab., Kent Univ., Canterbury, UK
pp. 685-688

A cooperative document understanding method among multiple recognition procedures (PDF)

T. Watanabe , Dept. of Inf. Eng., Sch. of Eng., Nagoya Univ., Japan
Q. Luo , Dept. of Inf. Eng., Sch. of Eng., Nagoya Univ., Japan
N. Sugie , Dept. of Inf. Eng., Sch. of Eng., Nagoya Univ., Japan
pp. 689-692

Real-time image restoration in diagnostic X-ray imaging, the effects on quantum noise (PDF)

C.H. Slump , Dept. of Electr. Eng., Twente Univ., Enschede, Netherlands
pp. 693-696

Sigma nigma: an image retrieval system (PDF)

T. Gevers , Fac. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Amsterdam Univ., Netherlands
A.W.M. Smeulders , Fac. of Math. & Comput. Sci., Amsterdam Univ., Netherlands
pp. 697-700

Automatic feature extraction from spectrograms for acoustic-phonetic analysis (PDF)

E.A. Edmonds , LUTCHI Res. Centre, Loughborough Univ. of Technol., UK
L.Y. Pan , LUTCHI Res. Centre, Loughborough Univ. of Technol., UK
S.M. O'Brien , LUTCHI Res. Centre, Loughborough Univ. of Technol., UK
pp. 701-704

Statistical subpixel pattern recognition by histograms (PDF)

T. Sziranyi , Dual & Neural Comput. Syst. Res. Lab., Comput. & Autom. Inst., Hungarian Acad. of Sci., Budapest, Hungary
pp. 705-708

Unsupervised image segmentation using the minimum description length principle (PDF)

J. Sheinvald , IBM Res. Div., Almaden Res. Center, San Jose, CA, USA
B. Dom , IBM Res. Div., Almaden Res. Center, San Jose, CA, USA
W. Niblack , IBM Res. Div., Almaden Res. Center, San Jose, CA, USA
D. Steele , IBM Res. Div., Almaden Res. Center, San Jose, CA, USA
pp. 709-712

Multilevel GMRF-based segmentation of image sequences (PDF)

C.S. Regazzoni , Dept. of Biophys. & Electron. Eng., Genoa Univ., Italy
V. Murino , Dept. of Biophys. & Electron. Eng., Genoa Univ., Italy
pp. 713-716

Legendre descriptors for classification of polygonal closed curves (PDF)

V. Neagoe , Dept. of Electron. & Telecommunications, Polytech. Inst. of Bucharest, Romania
pp. 717-720

Seeking pattern recognition principles for intelligent detection of FSK signals (PDF)

V. Neagoe , Dept. of Electron & Telecommun., Polytech. Inst. of Bucharest, Romania
pp. 721-724
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