Paper: Integration Of Visual Inter-Word Constraints And Linguistic Knowledge In Degraded Text Recognition

ACL ID P94-1049
Title Integration Of Visual Inter-Word Constraints And Linguistic Knowledge In Degraded Text Recognition
Venue Annual Meeting of the Association of Computational Linguistics
Session Main Conference
Year 1994
Authors
  • Tao Hong (University of Buffalo, Buffalo NY)

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