Fifth International Workshop on
Camera-Based Document Analysis and Recognition

August 23, 2013

Congressional A&B, Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington D. C., USA


 8:00-          Registration Desk Open
 8:45- 9:00 PDF Opening
 9:00- 9:50 Keynote
Real-life Activity Recognition - Focus on Recognizing Reading Activities
Dr. Kai Kunze (Osaka Prefecture University)

Link to the slides of the talk
 10:00-10:30 Morning Break
10:30-12:00 Oral 1: Scene Text
12:00-13:30 Lunch
13:30-15:00 Poster & Demo
15:00-15:30 Afternoon Break
15:30-16:30 Oral 2: Camera-Based Capture
16:30-17:00 PDF Discussion
17:00-17:15 Closing


Oral Session 1 - Scene Text (10:30-12:00)

Chair: Lukáš Neumann

Spatially Prioritized and Persistent Text Detection and Decoding
Hsueh-Cheng Wang, Yafim Landa, Maurice Fallon and Seth Teller
Scene Text Detection via Integrated Discrimination of Component Appearance and Consensus
Qixiang Ye and David Doermann
Saliency inside Saliency - A Hierarchical Usage of Visual Saliency for Scene Character Detection
Renwu Gao, Faisal Shafait, Seiichi Uchida and Yaokai Feng
Font Distribution Analysis by Network
Chihiro Nakamoto, Rong Huang, Sota Koizumi, Ryosuke Ishida, Yaokai Feng and Seiichi Uchida

Oral Session 2 - Camera-Based Capture (15:30-16:30)

Chair: Joerg Rottland (Siemens AG)

Hyperspectral Document Imaging: Challenges and Perspectives
Zohaib Khan, Faisal Shafait and Ajmal Mian
A Dataset for Quality Assessment of Camera Captured Document Images
Jayant Kumar, Peng Ye and David Doermann
Dewarping Book Page Spreads Captured with a Mobile Phone Camera
Chelhwon Kim, Patrick Chiu and Surendar Chandra

Poster Session (13:00-15:00)

P1 A Robust Approach to Extraction of Texts from Camera Captured Images
Sudipto Banerjee, Koustav Mullick and Ujjwal Bhattacharya
P2 Accuracy Improvement of Viewpoint-Free Scene Character Recognition by Rotation Angle Estimation
Kanta Kuramoto, Wataru Ohyama, Tetsushi Wakabayashi and Fumitaka Kimura
P3 A Morphology-Based Border Noise Removal Method for Camera-Captured Label Images
Mengyang Liu, Chongshou Li, Wenbin Zhu and Andrew Lim
P4 Robust Binarization of Stereo and Monocular Document Images Using Percentile Filter
Muhammad Zeshan Afzal, Martin Kramer, Syed Saqib Bukhari, Mohammad Reza Yousefi, Faisal Shafait and Thomas Breuel
P5 Mobile Phone Camera-Based Video Scanning of Paper Documents
Muhammad Muzzamil Luqman, Petra Gomez-Krämer and Jean-Marc Ogier
P6 Sign Detection Based Text Localization in Mobile Device Captured Scene Images
Jing Zhang and Rangachar Kasturi

Demo Session (13:00-15:00)

D1 PDF Demonstration of a Human Perception Inspired System for Text Extraction from Natural Scenes
Lluís Gómez and Dimosthenis Karatzas
D2 PDF Fast and Layout-Free Camera-Based Character Recognition on Complex Backgrounds
Masakazu Iwamura, Takuya Kobayashi, Takahiro Matsuda and Koichi Kise