Fourth International Workshop on
Camera-Based Document Analysis and Recognition

September 22, 2011

Beijing Friendship Hotel, Beijing, China


 8:00-          Registration Desk Open
 8:45- 9:00 PDFOpening
 9:00- 9:50 Keynote 1
Dr. Qiong Liu (FXPAL)

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 9:50-10:20 Coffee Break
10:20-11:40 Oral 1
11:40-12:40 Lunch
12:40-14:10 Poster & Demo
14:10-15:10 Oral 2
15:10-15:40 Coffee Break
15:40-16:30 Keynote 2
Reading text in Google Goggles and Streetview images
Dr. Alessandro Bissacco (Google Inc.)
16:30-17:00 PDFDiscussion
17:00-17:15 Closing


Oral Session 1 (10:20-11:40)

Chair: Dimosthenis Karatzas (CVC, Spain)

Multiscript and Multioriented Text Localization from Scene Images
Thotreingam Kasar and A G Ramakrishnan
Assistive Text Reading from Complex Background for Blind Persons
Chucai Yi and Yingli Tian
A Head-Mounted Device for Recognizing Text in Natural Scenes
Carlos Merino-Gracia, Karel Lenc and Majid Mirmehdi
Recognizing Natural Scene Characters by Convolutional Neural Network and Bimodal Image Enhancement
Yuanping Zhu, Jun Sun and Satoshi Naoi

Oral Session 2 (14:10-15:10)

Chair: Jun Sun (Fujitsu R&D Center, China)

Decapod: A Flexible, Low Cost Digitization Solution for Small and Medium Archives
Faisal Shafait, Michael Patrick Cutter, Joost van Beusekom, Syed Saqib Bukhari, Thomas M. Breuel
An Image Based Performance Evaluation Method for Page Dewarping Algorithms Using SIFT Features
Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait and Thomas M. Breuel
NEOCR: A Configurable Dataset for Natural Image Text Recognition
Robert Nagy, Anders Dicker and Klaus Meyer-Wegener
Memory Reduction for Real-Time Document Image Retrieval with a 20 Million Pages Database
Kazutaka Takeda, Koichi Kise and Masakazu Iwamura

Poster Session (12:40-14:10)

P1 An Algorithm for Colour-based Natural Scene Text Segmentation
Chao Zeng, Wenjing Jia and Xiangjian He
P2 Text Detection of Two Major Indian Scripts in Natural Scene Images
Aruni Roy Chowdhury, Ujjwal Bhattacharya and Swapan K. Parui
P3 QUAD: Quality Assessment of Documents
Deepak Kumar and A G Ramakrishnan
P4 An Experimental Comparison of Image Retrieval Methods Using Character String Images Distorted by Perspective Transformation
Tatsuo Akiyama and Daisuke Nishiwaki
P5 A Camera-Based Interactive Whiteboard Reading System
Szilard Vajda, Leonard Rothacker and Gernot A. Fink
P6 Fast Text Binarization for Scenery Images Under Rough Color Specifications
Keiichiro Shirai, Guofeng Ma and Masayuki Okamoto
P7 Border Noise Removal of Camera-Captured Document Images Using Page-Frame Detection
Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait and Thomas M. Breuel
P8 The IUPR Dataset of Camera-Captured Document Images
Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait and Thomas M. Breuel

Demo Session (12:40-14:10)

D1 PDFsmartFIX - The Multichannel Document Analysis Product by Insiders Technologies
Florian Deckert and Michael Gillmann
D2 PDFHypothesis Preservation Approach to Scene Text Recognition with Weighted Finite-State Transducer
Takafumi Yamazoe, Minoru Etoh, Takeshi Yoshimura and KousukeTsujino
D3 PDFReal-Time Document Image Retrieval with a 1 Million Pages Database Running on a Laptop
Kazutaka Takeda, Koichi Kise and Masakazu Iwamura
D4 PDFMAST: Multi-Script Annotation Toolkit for Scenic Text
T Kasar, D Kumar, M N Anil Prasad, D Girish and A G Ramakrishnan
D5 PDFSnap and Translate Using Windows Phone
Jun Du, Qiang Huo, Lei Sun, Jian Sun