Date of Award
Master of Science (MS) in Computer Science
Text character segmentation is the process of detecting the bounding box position of individual characters within a written text document image. The character segmentation problem remains extremely difficult for ancient Chinese calligraphy documents. This paper examines a glyph-based segmentation technique for segmenting Chinese Calligraphy characters in the "Collected Characters". The glyph-based character segmentation pipeline utilizes a combination of well-understood image processing techniques in a novel pipeline which is able to detect Chinese calligraphy characters from ink-blots with a good reliability.
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McInnis, David A., "Glyph based segmentation of Chinese calligraphy characters in the "Collected Characters" stele." (2018). EWU Masters Thesis Collection. 513.