Review of Optical Character Recognition Techniques& Applications

Arusa Firdous, Neha Pawar, Muheet Ahmed Butt, Majid Zaman


The Character Recognition of both keyboard typed and handwritten characters has still a long way to go in terms of research. Although significant success has been achieved in type written characters but in handwritten it is still to touch an appreciable level. Most of the methods that have been proposed in this regard have huge computational complexity. The proposed review provides an in depth review of the OCR methods which include segmentation, classification and recognition of characters independent in size and texture. The proposed review also provides the literature survey in a summarized manner providing a comparative analysis of various OCR techniques.

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