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Monday, 26th August 2013
8:45 - 9:00 Opening Ceremony
9:00 - 10:00 Plenary Session PL1 - Regency Ballroom
Keynote 1: The Quest for Lognormality in a Curved Gaussian Space-Time:
An On-line Handwriting Generation Journey

ICDAR Outstanding Achievements Award Winner
Prof. R�jean Plamondon - �cole Polytechnique de Montr�al
10:30 - 11:50 Track A: Oral Session 1 (MoTAOS1) - Regency Ballroom
Character Recognition 1 - Chair: Ray Smith
10:30 MoTAOS1.1: Analyzing the Distribution of a Large-scale Character Pattern Set Using Relative Neighborhood Graph
Masanori Goto, Ryosuke Ishida, Yaokai Feng and Seiichi Uchida.
10:50 MoTAOS1.2: Locally Smoothed Modified Quadratic Discriminant Function
Xu-Yao Zhang and Cheng-Lin Liu.
11:10 MoTAOS1.3: IBM_UB_1: A Dual Mode Unconstrained English Handwriting Dataset
Arti Shivram, Chetan Ramaiah, Srirangaraj Setlur and Venu Govindaraju.
11:30 MoTAOS1.4: Character Recognition using CRF based Matching Engine
Anupama Ray, Ankit Chandawala and Santanu Chaudhury.
10:30 - 11:50 Track B: Oral Session 2 (MoTBOS2) - Ambassador Ballroom
Applications 1 - Chair: Dimosthenis Karatzas
10:30 MoTBOS2.1: The Wordometer � Estimating the Number of Words Read Using Document Image Retrieval and Mobile Eye Tracking
Kai Kunze, Hitoshi Kawaichi, Koichi Kise and Kazuyo Yoshimura.
10:50 MoTBOS2.2: Wearable Reading Assist System: Augmented Reality Document Combining Document Retrieval and Eye Tracking
Takumi Toyama, Wakana Suzuki, Andreas Dengel and Koichi Kise.
11:10 MoTBOS2.3: Document Information Exploitation and its Evaluation based on Client's Relevance
K.C. Santosh and Abdel Belaid.
11:30 MoTBOS2.4: VisualDiff: Document Image Verification and Change Detection
Rajiv Jain and David Doermann.
10:30 - 11:50 Track C: Oral Session 3 (MoTCOS3) - Empire Ballroom
Document Image Processing 1 - Chair: Simone Marinai
10:30 MoTCOS3.1: Integrating Copies Obtained from Old and New Preservation Efforts
Yoram Zarai, Tamar Lavee, Nachum Dershowitz and Lior Wolf.
10:50 MoTCOS3.2: Fast Integral MeanShift : Application to Color segmentation of Documents Images
Frank Lebourgeois, Fadoua Drira, Djamel Gaceb and Jean Duong.
11:10 MoTCOS3.3: Staff line Detection and Removal in the Grayscale Domain
Ana Rebelo and Jaime Cardoso.
11:30 MoTCOS3.4: Vectorization of 3D-Characters by Integral Invariant Filtering of High-Resolution Triangular Meshes
Hubert Mara and Susanne Kr�mker.
13:20 - 14:40 Track A: Oral Session 4 (MoTAOS4) - Regency Ballroom
Online Handwriting Recognition - Chair:Umapada Pal
13:20 MoTAOS4.1: An Irrelevant Variability Normalization Based Discriminative Training Approach for Online Handwritten Chinese Character Recognition
Jun Du and Qiang Huo.
13:40 MoTAOS4.2: Learning-Based Candidate Segmentation Scoring for Real-Time Recognition of Online Overlaid Chinese Handwriting
Yan-Fei Lv, Lin-Lin Huang, Da-Han Wang and Cheng-Lin Liu.
14:00 MoTAOS4.3: Online Handwriting Recognition Using Levenshtein Distance Metric
Souvik Dutta Chowdhury, Ujjwal Bhattacharya and Swapan K. Parui.
14:20 MoTAOS4.4: A semi-incremental recognition method for on-line handwritten Japanese text
Cuong Tuan Nguyen, Bilan Zhu and Masaki Nakagawa.
13:20 - 14:40 Track B: Oral Session 5 (MoTBOS5) - Ambassador Ballroom
Applications 2 - Chair: Faisal Shafait
13:20 MoTBOS5.1: The Reading-life Log - Technologies to Recognize Texts That We Read
Takashi Kimura, Rong Huang, Seiichi Uchida, Masakazu Iwamura, Shinichiro Omachi and Koichi Kise.
13:40 MoTBOS5.2: Reading activity recognition using an off-the-shelf EEG � detecting reading activities and distinguishing genres of documents
Kai Kunze, Yuki Shiga, Shoya Ishimaru and Koichi Kise.
14:00 MoTBOS5.3: Intellix - End-User Trained Information Extraction for Document Archiving
Daniel Schuster, Klemens Muthmann, Daniel Esser, Alexander Schill, Michael Berger, Christoph Weidling, Kamil Aliyev and Andreas Hofmeier.
14:20 MoTBOS5.4: A System Based On Intrinsic Features for Fraudulent Document Detection
Romain Bertrand, Petra Gomez-Kr�mer, Oriol Ramos Terrades, Patrick Franco and Jean-Marc Ogier.
13:20 - 14:40 Track C: Oral Session 6 (MoTCOS6) - Empire Ballroom
Binarization - Chair: Basilis Gatos
13:20 MoTCOS6.1: Quality evaluation of ancient digitized documents for binarization prediction
Rabeux Vincent, Journet Nicholas, Anne Vialard and Jean-Philippe Domenger.
13:40 MoTCOS6.2: Adaptative smart-binarization method of images of business documents
Djamel Gaceb, Frank Lebourgeois and Jean Duong.
14:00 MoTCOS6.3: Color Drop-out Binarization Method for Document Images with Color Shift
Minenobu Seki, Eisuke Asano, Tsukasa Yasue, Hiroto Nagayoshi, Hiroshi Shinjo and Takeshi Nagasaki.
14:20 MoTCOS6.4: Image binarization for end-to-end text understanding in natural images
Sergey Milyaev, Olga Barinova, Tatiana Novikova, Pushmeet Kohli and Victor Lempitsky.
14:40 - 16:10 Poster Session 1 (MoTPPS1) - Regency Ballroom
MoTPPS1.1: Figure Metadata Extraction In Digital Documents
Sagnik Ray Choudhury, Prasenjit Mitra and C. Lee Giles.
MoTPPS1.2: Identification of Investigator Name Zones using SVM Classifiers and Heuristic Rules
Jongwoo Kim, Daniel X. Le and George R. Thoma.
MoTPPS1.3: Enhancement of Multispectral Images of Degraded Documents by Employing Spatial Information
Fabian Hollaus, Melanie Gau and Robert Sablatnig.
MoTPPS1.4: Ukiyo-e Rakkan Retrieval System
Liang Li, Chulapong Panichkriangkrai and Kozaburo Hachimura.
MoTPPS1.5: Self Learning Classification for Degraded Document Images by Sparse Representation
Bolan Su, Shangxuan Tian, Shijian Lu, Thien Anh Dinh and Chew Lim Tan.
MoTPPS1.6: Creating an Improved Version Using Noisy OCR from Multiple Editions
David Wemhoener, Ismet Zeki Yalniz and R. Manmatha.
MoTPPS1.7: A comparison Between Feature and Pixel-based Methods for Recognizing Handwritten Bangla Digits
Olarik Surinta, Lambert Schomaker and Marco Wiering.
MoTPPS1.8: Part-Based Recognition of Arbitrary Fonts
Song Wang, Seiichi Uchida and Marcus Liwicki.
MoTPPS1.9: An objective method to evaluate stroke-width measures for binarized documents
Marte A. Ram�rez-Orteg�n, Volker M�rgner, Erik Cuevas and Ra�l Rojas.
MoTPPS1.10: Clustering of Symbols using Minimal Description Length
Oben Tataw, Thanawin Rakthanmanon and Eamonn Keogh.
MoTPPS1.11: On the evaluation of handwritten text line detection algorithms
Bastien Moysset and Christopher Kermorvant.
MoTPPS1.12: Ground-truth estimation using multispectral image feature space: application to degraded document image binarization
Rachid Hedjam and Mohamed Cheriet.
MoTPPS1.13: Degraded Digit Restoration Based on Physical Forces
Alberto Lopes Filho and Carlos Mello.
MoTPPS1.14: Show through cancellation and image enhancement by multiresolution contrast processing
Alicia Forn�s, Xavier Otazu and Josep Llados.
MoTPPS1.15: Binarization of Color Historical Document Images Using Local Image Equalization and XDoG
Edward Roe and Carlos Mello.
MoTPPS1.16: Automatic Enhancement and Binarization of Degraded Document Images
Jon Parker, Ophir Frieder and Gideon Frieder.
MoTPPS1.17: Ink-Bleed Reduction using Layer Separation
Shrikant Baronia and Anoop Namboodiri.
MoTPPS1.18: Application of Phase-Based Features and Denoising in Postprocessing and Binarization of Historical Document Images
Hossein Ziaei Nafchi, Reza Farrahi Moghaddam and Mohamed Cheriet.
MoTPPS1.19: A Coarse-to-Fine Skew Estimation Technique for Handwritten Words
Alexandros Papandreou and Basilis Gatos.
MoTPPS1.20: Key-region Detection for Document Images � Application to Administrative Document Retrieval
Hongxing Gao, Mar�al Rusi�ol, Dimosthenis Karatzas, Josep Llad�s, Tomokazu Sato, Masakazu Iwamura and Koichi Kise.
MoTPPS1.21: Modeling Local Word Spatial Configurations for Near Duplicate Document Image Retrieval
Li Liu, Yue Lu, Ching Y. Suen and Jinhua Xu.
MoTPPS1.22: Stroke-based Character Segmentation of Low-quality Images on Ancient Chinese Tablet
Xiaoqing Lu, Zhi Tang, Yan Liu and Liangcai Gao.
MoTPPS1.23: A Simple Equation Region Detector for Printed Document Images in Tesseract
Zongyi Liu and Ray Smith.
MoTPPS1.24: An Efficient Algorithm for Segmenting Warped Text-lines in Document Images
Daniel Oliveira, Rafael Lins, Gabriel Torre�o, Jian Fan and Marcelo Thielo.
MoTPPS1.25: Cross-language Sensitive Words Distribution Map: A Novel Recognition-based Document Understanding Method for Uighur and Tibetan
Bing Su, Xiaoqing Ding, Liangrui Peng and Changsong Liu.
MoTPPS1.26: Detection of Overlapped Quadrangles in Plane Geometric Figures
Keqiang Li and Xiaoqing Lu.
MoTPPS1.27: New Approach for Symbol Recognition Combining Shape Context of Interest Points with Sparse Representation
Do Thanh Ha, Salvatore Tabbone and Oriol Ramos-Terrades.
MoTPPS1.28: Improving Logo Spotting and Matching for Document Categorization by a Post-Filter based on Homography
Viet Phuong Le, Muriel Visani, Cao De Tran and Jean-Marc Ogier.
MoTPPS1.29: Specific Comic Character Detection Using Local Feature Matching
Weihan Sun, Jean-Christophe Burie, Jean-Marc Ogier and Koichi Kise.
MoTPPS1.30: Open Vocabulary Arabic Handwriting Recognition Using Morphological Decomposition
Mahdi Hamdani, Amr El-Desoky Mousa and Hermann Ney.
MoTPPS1.31: Feature extraction with convolutional neural networks for handwritten word recognition
Th�odore Bluche, Hermann Ney and Christopher Kermorvant.
MoTPPS1.32: Feature design for offline Arabic handwriting recognition: handcrafted vs automated?
Youssouf Chherawala, Partha Pratim Roy and Mohamed Cheriet.
MoTPPS1.33: Sub-Structure Learning Based Handwritten Chinese Text Recognition
Yuanping Zhu, Jun Sun and Satoshi Naoi.
MoTPPS1.34: Interactive knowledge learning for ancient images
Nhu Van Nguyen, Micka�l Coustaty, Alain Boucher and Jean-Marc Ogier.
MoTPPS1.35: WebGT: An Interactive Web-based System for Historical Document Ground Truth Generation
Ofer Biller, Abedelkadir Asi, Klara Kedem, Jihad El-Sana and Its'Hak Dinstein.
MoTPPS1.36: Multilingual Artificial Text Detection Using a Cascade of Transforms
Imran Siddiqi, Ahsen Raza and Chawki Djeddi.
MoTPPS1.37: Efficient Word Image Retrieval Using Earth Movers Distance Embedded to Wavelets Coefficients Domain
Raid Saabni.
MoTPPS1.38: A Two-Stage Approach for Word Spotting in graphical Documents
Arundhati Tarafdar, Umapada Pal, Partha Pratim Roy, Nicolas Ragot and Jean-Yves Ramel.
MoTPPS1.39: Extraction of spelling variations from language structure for noisy text correction.
Stefan Gerdjikov, Stoyan Mihov and Vladislav Nenchev.
MoTPPS1.40: Automatic Chinese Text Classification Using Character-based and Word-based Approach
Xi Luo, Wataru Ohyama, Tetsushi Wakabayashi and Fumitaka Kimura.
MoTPPS1.41: Improving Formula Analysis with Line and Mathematics Identification
Mohamed Alkalai, Josef Baker, Volker Sorge and Xiaoyan Lin.
MoTPPS1.42: A Text Line Detection Method for Mathematical Formula Recognition
Xiaoyan Lin, Liangcai Gao, Zhi Tang, Josef Baker, Volker Sorge and Mohamed Alkalai.
MoTPPS1.43: Directional Discrete Cosine Transforms for Handwritten Script Identification
Mallikarjun Hangarge, Rajmohan Pardeshi and K.C. Santosh.
MoTPPS1.44: Online Handwritten Cursive Word Recognition Using Segmentation-free MRF in Combination with P2DBMN-MQDF
Bilan Zhu, Arti Shivram, Srirangaraj Setlur, Venu Govindaraju and Masaki Nakagawa.
MoTPPS1.45: ARTIST: ART-2A driven Generation of Fuzzy Rules for Online Handwritten Gesture Recognition
Marta Re�n�kov�, Lukas Tencer and Mohamed Cheriet.
MoTPPS1.46: A Progressive Structural Analysis Approach for Handwritten Chemical Formula Recognition
Peng Tang, Siu Cheung Hui and Chi-Wing Fu.
MoTPPS1.47: A Discriminative Approach to On-Line Handwriting Recognition Using Bi-Character models
Sophea Prum, Muriel Visani, Andreas Fischer and Jean-Marc Ogier.
MoTPPS1.48: Texture Feature based Line-wise Script Identification
Miguel Ferrer, Aythami Morales Moreno and Umapada Pal.
MoTPPS1.49: Comparison of Accelerometric and Gyroscopic pens in Online Signature Verification using Legendre Series
Erika Griechisch, Muhammad Imran Malik and Marcus Liwicki.
MoTPPS1.50: Improvement of Japanese signature verification by segmentation-verification
Yuta Kamihira, Wataru Ohyama, Tetsushi Wakabayashi and Fumitaka Kimura.
MoTPPS1.51: An Improved Component-Tree based Approach to User-Intention Guided Text Extraction from Natural Scene Images
Lei Sun and Qiang Huo.
MoTPPS1.52: Adaptive Scene Text Detection based on Transferring Adaboost
Song Gao, Chunheng Wang, Baihua Xiao, Cunzhao Shi and Yang Zhang.
MoTPPS1.53: Rectification of Optical Characters as Transform Invariant Low-rank Textures
Xin Zhang, Zhouchen Lin, Fuchun Sun and Yi Ma.
MoTPPS1.54: Whole is Greater than Sum of Parts: Recognizing Scene Text Words
Vibhor Goel, Anand Mishra, Karteek Alahari and C. V. Jawahar.
MoTPPS1.55: A book dewarping system by boundary-based 3D surface reconstruction
Yuan He, Pan Pan, Shufu Xie, Jun Sun and Satoshi Naoi.
MoTPPS1.56: Real Time Camera Phone Guidance for Compliant Document Image Acquisition Without Sight
Michael Cutter and Roberto Manduchi.
MoTPPS1.57: A New Method for Character Segmentation from Multi-Oriented Video Words
Nabin Sharma, Palaiahnakote Shivakumara, Umapada Pal and Michael Blumenstein.
MoTPPS1.58: What should we be comparing for writer identification?
Andrew Newell.
MoTPPS1.59: Codebook for Writer Characterization: A Vocabulary of Patterns or a Mere Representation Space?
Chawki Djeddi, Imran Siddiqi, Labiba Souici-Meslati and Abdel Ennaji.
MoTPPS1.60: Text-independent Writer Identification on Online Arabic Handwriting
Mariem Gargouri, Slim Kanoun and Jean-Marc Ogier.
16:10 - 17:30 Track A: Oral Session 7 (MoTAOS7) - Regency Ballroom
Handwriting Recognition - Chair: Cheng-Lin Liu
16:10 MoTAOS7.1: Voronoi Tessellation for Effective and Efficient Handwritten Digit Classification
Sebastiano Impedovo, Francesco Maurizio Mangini, Giuseppe Pirlo, Donato Barbuzzi and Donato Impedovo.
16:30 MoTAOS7.2: Alpha*-Approximated Delaunay Triangulation Based Descriptors for Handwritten Character Recognition
Octavio Razafindramanana, Fr�d�ric Rayar and Gilles Venturini.
16:50 MoTAOS7.3: Multi-class rejection evaluation in handwritten character recognition
Hubert Cecotti and Szilard Vajda.
17:10 MoTAOS7.4: A comprehensive representation model for handwriting dedicated to word spotting
Peng Wang, Veronique Eglin, Christine Largeron and Antony Mckenna.
16:10 - 17:30 Track B: Oral Session 8 (MoTBOS8) - Ambassador Ballroom
Scene Text Segmentation - Chair: CV Jawahar
16:10 MoTBOS8.1: Scene Text Segmentation via Inverse Rendering
Yahan Zhou, Jacqueline Feild, Erik Learned-Miller and Rui Wang.
16:30 MoTBOS8.2: Scene Character Detection by an Edge-Ray Filter
Rong Huang, Palaiahnakote Shivakumara and Seiichi Uchida.
16:50 MoTBOS8.3: Multi-script Text Extraction from Natural Scenes
Lluis Gomez and Dimosthenis Karatzas.
17:10 MoTBOS8.4: On the Possibility of Structure Learning-Based Scene Character Detector
Yugo Terada, Rong Huang, Yaokai Feng and Seiichi Uchida.
16:10 - 17:30 Track C: Oral Session 9 (MoTCOS9) - Empire Ballroom
Document Image Processing 2 - Chair: Thomas Breuel
16:10 MoTCOS9.1: Document Authentication using Printing Technique Features and Unsupervised Anomaly Detection
Johann Gebhardt, Markus Goldstein, Faisal Shafait and Andreas Dengel.
16:30 MoTCOS9.2: Multiple Learned Dictionaries based Clustered Sparse Coding for the Super-Resolution of Single Text Image
Rim Walha, Fadoua Drira, Franck Lebourgeois, Adel M. Alimi and Christophe Garcia.
16:50 MoTCOS9.3: Semi-synthetic Document Image Generation Using Texture Mapping on Scanned 3D Document Shapes
Van Cuong Kieu, Journet Nicholas, Muriel Visani, R�my Mullot and Jean Philippe Domenger.
17:10 MoTCOS9.4: A Probabilistic Model for Reconstruction of Torn Forensic Documents
Ankush Roy and Utpal Garain.
Tuesday, 27th August 2013
9:00 - 10:00 Plenary Session PL2 - Regency Ballroom
Keynote 2: Imaging Technologies and the Impending New "Golden Age" in Manuscript Studies
Prof. Roger L. Easton Jr., Rochester Institute of Technology
10:30 - 11:50 Track A: Oral Session 10 (TuTAOS10) - Regency Ballroom
Keyword Spotting 1 - Chair: Jean-Yves Ramel
10:30 TuTAOS10.1: Fast HMM-Filler approach for Key Word Spotting in Handwritten Documents
Alejandro Toselli and Enrique Vidal.
10:50 TuTAOS10.2: Improving HMM-Based Keyword Spotting with Character Language Models
Andreas Fischer, Volkmar Frinken, Horst Bunke and Ching Y. Suen.
11:10 TuTAOS10.3: Integrating Visual and Textual Cues for Query-by-String Word Spotting
David Aldavert, Mar�al Rusi�ol, Ricardo Toledo and Josep Llados.
11:30 TuTAOS10.4: Word Spotting and Regular Expression Detection in Handwritten Documents
Yousri Kessentini, Cl�ment Chatelain and Thierry Paquet.
10:30 - 11:50 Track B: Oral Session 11 (TuTBOS11) - Ambassador Ballroom
Camera-Based OCR - Chair: Josep Llados
10:30 TuTBOS11.1: On Combining Multiple Segmentations in Scene Text Recognition
Lukas Neumann and Jiri Matas.
10:50 TuTBOS11.2: Automatic Ground Truth Generation of Camera Captured Documents Using Document Image Retrieval
Sheraz Ahmed, Koichi Kise, Masakazu Iwamura, Marcus Liwicki and Andreas Dengel.
11:10 TuTBOS11.3: Local Subspace Classifier with Transformation-Invariance for Appearance-Based Character Recognition in Natural Images
Keisuke Higa and Seiji Hotta.
11:30 TuTBOS11.4: Multiple Geometry Transform Estimation from Single Camera-captured Text Image
Xin Zhang and Fuchun Sun.
10:30 - 11:50 Track C: Oral Session 12 (TuTCOS12)
Writer Identification - Chair: Marcus Liwicki
10:30 TuTCOS12.1: Writer Identification and Writer Retrieval using the Fisher Vector on Visual Vocabularies
Stefan Fiel and Robert Sablatnig.
10:50 TuTCOS12.2: Writer Identification Using an Alphabet of Contour Gradient Descriptors
Rajiv Jain and David Doermann.
11:10 TuTCOS12.3: Generalized Eigen Cooccurrence : Application to Palaeography
Ikram Moalla, M. Adel Alimi and Franck Lebourgeois.
11:30 TuTCOS12.4: CVL-Database: An Off-line Database for Writer Retrieval, Writer Identification and Word Spotting
Markus Diem, Stefan Fiel, Florian Kleber and Robert Sablatnig.
13:20 - 14:40 Track A: Oral Session 13 (TuTAOS13) - Regency Ballroom
Keyword Spotting 2 - Chair: Frank Lebourgeois
13:20 TuTAOS13.1: Keyword Spotting in Online Chinese Handwritten Documents with Candidate Scoring Based on Semi-CRF Model
Heng Zhang, Xiang-Dong Zhou and Cheng-Lin Liu.
13:40 TuTAOS13.2: Verification of Hierarchical Classifier Results for Handwritten Arabic Word Spotting
Muna Khayyat, Louisa Lam and Ching Y. Suen.
14:00 TuTAOS13.3: Character N-Gram Spotting on Handwritten Documents using Weakly-Supervised Segmentation
Udit Roy, Naveen Sankaran, Pramod Sankar and C V Jawahar.
14:20 TuTAOS13.4: Part-Structured Inkball Models for One-Shot Handwritten Word Spotting
Nicholas Howe.
13:20 - 14:40 Track B: Oral Session 14 (TuTBOS14) - Ambassador Ballroom
Video and Camera-Based OCR - Chair: Masakazu Iwamura
13:20 TuTBOS14.1: Recognition of Video Text Through Temporal Integration
Trung Quy Phan, Palaiahnakote Shivakumara and Chew Lim Tan.
13:40 TuTBOS14.2: A New Quad Tree based Technique for Curve Text Detection in Video
Shivakumara Palaiahnakote, Basavaraju H.T, Devanur Guru and Chew Lim Tan.
14:00 TuTBOS14.3: Scene Text Recognition with a Hough Forest Implicit Shape Model
Jae-Hyun Seok and Jin Hyung Kim.
14:20 TuTBOS14.4: Improving Open-Vocabulary Scene Text Recognition
Jacqueline Feild and Erik Learned-Miller.
13:20 - 14:40 Track C: Oral Session 15 (TuTCOS15) - Empire Ballroom
Document Analysis and Classification - Chair: Michael Blumenstein
13:20 TuTCOS15.1: A Stream-Based Semi-Supervised Active Learning Approach for Document Classification
Mohamed-Rafik Bouguelia, Yolande Belaid and Abdel Belaid.
13:40 TuTCOS15.2: Document Classification in a non-stationary environement: A One-Class SVM Approach
Anh Khoi Ngo Ho, Nicolas Ragot, Jean-Yves Ramel, V�ronique Eglin and Nicolas Sidere.
14:00 TuTCOS15.3: Document Classification and Page Stream Segmentation for Digital Mailroom Applications
Albert Gordo, Mar�al Rusi�ol, Dimosthenis Karatzas and Andrew Bagdanov.
14:20 TuTCOS15.4: Continuous Partial Order Planning for Multichannel Document Analysis: A Process-Driven Approach
Kristin Stamm, Marcus Liwicki and Andreas Dengel.
14:40 - 16:10 Poster Session 2 (TuTPPS2) - Regency Ballroom
TuTPPS2.1: Label Detection and Recognition for USPTO Images using Convolutional K-means Feature Quantization and Ada-Boost
Siyu Zhu and Richard Zanibbi.
TuTPPS2.2: Text Line Detection in Document Images: Towards a Support System for the Blind
Bogdan Tomoyuki Nassu, Rodrigo Minetto and Luiz Eduardo Soares Oliveira.
TuTPPS2.3: Document Specific Sparse Coding for Word Retrieval
Ravi Shekhar and C. V. Jawahar.
TuTPPS2.4: Achieving Linguistic Provenance via Plagiarism Detection
Nwokedi Idika, Harry Phan and Mayank Varia.
TuTPPS2.5: Detection of Cut-And-Paste in Document Images
Ankit Gandhi and Cv Jawahar.
TuTPPS2.6: Novel Sub-character HMM Models for Arabic Text Recognition
Irfan Ahmad, Leonard Rothacker, Gernot A. Fink and Sabri Mahmoud.
TuTPPS2.7: Statistical Modeling of the Relation Between Characters and Diacritics in Lampung Script
Akmal Junaidi, Ren� Grzeszick, Gernot A. Fink and Szil�rd Vajda.
TuTPPS2.8: A Radial Neural Convolutional Layer for Multi-Oriented Character Recognition
Hubert Cecotti and Szilard Vajda.
TuTPPS2.9: Sorting-Based Dynamic Classifier Ensemble Selection
Yan Yan, Xu-Cheng Yin, Zhi-Bin Wang, Xuwang Yin, Chun Yang and Hong-Wei Hao.
TuTPPS2.10: Devanagari Text Recognition: A Transcription Based Formulation
Naveen Sankaran, Aman Neelappa and Jawahar Cv.
TuTPPS2.11: High-Performance OCR for Printed English and Fraktur using LSTM Networks
Thomas Breuel, Adnan Ul-Hasan, Mayce Al Azawi and Faisal Shafait.
TuTPPS2.12: The Significance of Reading Order in Document Recognition and its Evaluation
Christian Clausner, Stefan Pletschacher and Apostolos Antonacopoulos.
TuTPPS2.13: Graphical figure classification using data fusion for integrating text and image features
Beibei Cheng, Sameer Antani, Ronald Stanley and George Thoma.
TuTPPS2.14: Extraction of Serial Numbers on Bank Notes
Bo-Yuan Feng, Mingwu Ren, Xu-Yao Zhang and Ching Y. Suen.
TuTPPS2.15: Unsupervised ensemble of experts (EoE) framework for automatic binarization of document images
Reza Farrahi Moghaddam, Fereydoun Farrahi Moghaddam and Mohamed Cheriet.
TuTPPS2.16: A Generic Method for Stamp Segmentation Using Part-based Features
Sheraz Ahmed, Faisal Shafait, Marcus Liwicki and Andreas Dengel.
TuTPPS2.17: Sparse Document Image Coding for Restoration
Amit Bansal, Goutamhari Tulsiyan, Vijay Kumar, Anand Mishra, Anoop Namboodiri and Jawahar C V.
TuTPPS2.18: Handwritten Line Detection via an EM algorithm
Francisco Cruz and Oriol Ramos Terrades.
TuTPPS2.19: Document Image Quality Assessment: A Brief Survey
Peng Ye and David Doermann.
TuTPPS2.20: Sketch-based Retrieval of Document Illustrations and Regions of Interest
Lukas Tencer, Marta Re�n�kov� and Mohamed Cheriet.
TuTPPS2.21: Bringing Semantics in Document Image Retrieval
Praveen Krishnan and C. V. Jawahar.
TuTPPS2.22: Automatic Detection of Pseudo-codes in Scholarly Documents Using Machine Learning
Suppawong Tuarob, Sumit Bhatia, Prasenjit Mitra and C. Lee Giles.
TuTPPS2.23: Text Line Detection for Heterogeneous Documents
Markus Diem, Florian Kleber and Robert Sablatnig.
TuTPPS2.24: Towards Generic Text-Line Extraction
Syed Saqib Bukhari, Faisal Shafait and Thomas Breuel.
TuTPPS2.25: A document image segmentation system using analysis of connected components
Fattah Zirari, Abdellatif Ennaji, Stephane Nicolas and Driss Mammass.
TuTPPS2.26: Extracting Sentiment Dynamics from Shakespeare's Plays
Eric Nalisnick and Henry Baird.
TuTPPS2.27: Automated Error Detection and Correction of Chinese Characters in Written Essays Based on Weighted Finite-State Transducer
Shudong Hao, Zongtian Gao, Mingqing Zhang, Yanyan Xu, Hengli Peng, Kaile Su and Dengfeng Ke.
TuTPPS2.28: Relation Bag-of-Features for Symbol Retrieval
K.C. Santosh, Laurent Wendling and Bart Lamiroy.
TuTPPS2.29: Constructing a Hierarchical Representation from Symbol Alphabets of Technical Line Drawings
Nibal Nayef and Thomas M. Breuel.
TuTPPS2.30: Chinese handwritten legal amount recognition with HMM based approach
Bingyu Chi and Youbin Chen.
TuTPPS2.31: Comparative study of HMM and BLSTM segmentation-free approaches for the recognition of handwritten text-lines
Olivier Morillot, Laurence Likforman-Sulem and Emmanu�le Grosicki.
TuTPPS2.32: Category-based Language Models for Handwriting Recognition of Marriage License Books
Ver�nica Romero and Joan Andreu Sanchez.
TuTPPS2.33: Tamil Handwritten City Name Database Development and Recognition for Postal Automation
Thadchanamoorthy Subramaniam, H.L. Premaratna, N.D. Kodikara, Umapada Pal and Fumitaka Kimura.
TuTPPS2.34: Identification of printed and handwritten words in Arabic and Latin based scripts
Asma Sa�dani, Afef Kacem Echi and Abdel Belaid.
TuTPPS2.35: A Locale Group Based Line Segmentation Approach for Non Uniform Skewed and Curved Arabic Handwritings
Laslo Dinges, Ayoub Al-Hamadi and Moftah Elzobi.
TuTPPS2.36: An Efficient Ground Truthing Tool for Binarization of Historical Manuscripts
Hossein Ziaei Nafchi, Seyed Morteza Ayatollahi, Reza Farrahi Moghaddam and Mohamed Cheriet.
TuTPPS2.37: Text Line Detection in Corrupted and Damaged Historical Manuscripts
Irina Rabaev, Ofer Biller, Itshak Dinstein, Jihad El-Sana and Klara Kedem.
TuTPPS2.38: A Pixel Labeling Approach for Historical Digitized Books
Maroua Mehri, Pierre H�roux, Petra Gomez-Kr�mer, Alain Boucher and R�my Mullot.
TuTPPS2.39: Handwritten information extraction from historical census documents
Thibauld Nion, Fares Menasri, J�r�me Louradour, C�dric Sibade, Thomas Retornaz, Pierre-Yves Metaireau and Christopher Kermorvant.
TuTPPS2.40: Segmentation-free Keyword Spotting for Handwritten Documents based on Heat Kernel Signature
Xi Zhang and Chew Lim Tan.
TuTPPS2.41: Handwritten Musical Document Retrieval using Music-Score Spotting
Malik Rakesh, Partha Roy, Umapada Pal and Fumitaka Kimura.
TuTPPS2.42: Greedy Search for Active Learning of OCR
Arpit Agarwal, Ritu Garg and Santanu Chaudhury.
TuTPPS2.43: GPU-Based Fast Training of Discriminative Learning Quadratic Discriminant Function for Handwritten Chinese Character Recognition
Ming-Ke Zhou, Fei Yin and Cheng-Lin Liu.
TuTPPS2.44: Mixed Thai-English Character Classification based on Histogram of Oriented Gradient Feature
Teera Siriteerakul.
TuTPPS2.45: Segmentation Based Online Word Recognition: A Conditional Random Field Driven Beam Search Strategy
Arti Shivram, Bilan Zhu, Srirangaraj Setlur, Masaki Nakagawa and Venu Govindaraju.
TuTPPS2.46: Robust Segmentation and Representation of Ballistic Strokes for Online Handwriting for Recognition
Prabhu Teja Sivaprasad and Anoop Namboodiri.
TuTPPS2.47: An Empirical Comparative Study of Online Handwriting Chinese Character Recognition:Simplified v.s.Traditional
Yan Gao, Lianwen Jin and Weixin Yang.
TuTPPS2.48: Word-wise Script Identification from Video Frames
Nabin Sharma, Sukalpa Chanda, Umapada Pal and Michael Blumenstein.
TuTPPS2.49: Part-based Automatic System in Comparison to Human Experts for Forensic Signature Verification
Muhammad Imran Malik, Marcus Liwicki and Andreas Dengel.
TuTPPS2.50: Hyperspectral Imaging for Ink Mismatch Detection
Zohaib Khan, Faisal Shafait and Ajmal Mian.
TuTPPS2.51: Finding Critical Cells in Web Tables with SRL: Trying to Uncover the Devil's Tease
Nicola Di Mauro, Floriana Esposito and Stefano Ferilli.
TuTPPS2.52: Segmenting Tables via Unique Indexing of Value Cells by Table Headers
Sharad Seth and George Nagy.
TuTPPS2.53: A Pair-copula Based Scheme for Text Extraction from Digital Images
Anandarup Roy, Swapan Kr. Parui and Utpal Roy.
TuTPPS2.54: Using A Probabilistic Syllable Model to Improve Scene Text Recognition
Jacqueline Feild, Erik Learned-Miller and David A. Smith.
TuTPPS2.55: Devanagari Character Recognition in scene images
Vipin Narang, Sujoy Roy, Ramana Murthy and M Hanmandlu.
TuTPPS2.56: Feature Representations for Scene Text Character Recognition: A Comparative Study
Chucai Yi, Xiaodong Yang and Yingli Tian.
TuTPPS2.57: Scene Text Recognition using Co-occurrence of Histogram of Oriented Gradients
Shangxuan Tian, Shijian Lu, Bolan Su and Chew Lim Tan.
TuTPPS2.58: A Bayesian Framework for Modeling Accents in Handwriting
Chetan Ramaiah, Arti Shivram and Venu Govindaraju.
TuTPPS2.59: Feature Selection for Forensic Handwriting Identification
Aline Amaral, Cinthia Freitas and Fl�vio Bortolozzi.
TuTPPS2.60: Measuring the Impact of Pre-Processing on Writer Identification
Jin Chen and Daniel Lopresti.
16:10 - 17:10 Track A: Oral Session 16 (TuTAOS16) - Regency Ballroom
Handwritten Text Recognition 1 - Chair: Gernot Fink
16:10 TuTAOS16.1: Improvements in RWTH's system for off-line handwriting recognition
Michał Kozielski, Patrick Doetsch and Hermann Ney.
16:30 TuTAOS16.2: Minimum Risk Training for Handwritten Chinese/Japanese Text Recognition Using Semi-Markov Conditional Random Fields
Xiang-Dong Zhou.
16:50 TuTAOS16.3: A Hidden Markov Model-based Approach with an Adaptive Threshold Model for Off-line Arabic Handwriting Recognition
Moftah Elzobi, Ayoub Al-Hamadi, Laslo Dings and Mahmoud Elmezain.
16:10 - 17:10 Track B: Oral Session 17 (TuTBOS17) - Ambassador Ballroom
Layout Analysis - Chair: Andreas Dengel
16:10 TuTBOS17.1: Unified Performance Evaluation for OCR Zoning
Dmitry Deryagin.
16:30 TuTBOS17.2: Hybrid Page Segmentation with Efficient Whitespace Rectangles Extraction and Grouping
Kai Chen, Fei Yin and Cheng-Lin Liu.
16:50 TuTBOS17.3: A Model Based Framework for Table Processing in Degraded Document Images
Zhixin Shi, Srirangaraj Setlur and Venu Govindaraju.
16:10 - 17:10 Track C: Oral Session 18 (TuTCOS18) - Empire Ballroom
Signature Verification - Chair: Thierry Paquet
16:10 TuTCOS18.1: FREAK for Real Time Forensic Signature Verification
Muhammad Imran Malik, Sheraz Ahmed, Marcus Liwicki and Andreas Dengel.
16:30 TuTCOS18.2: Large-scale Signature Matching using Multi-Stage Hashing
Xianzhi Du, Wael Abdalmageed and David Doermann.
16:50 TuTCOS18.3: an Signature Biometrics Address both Identification and Verification Problems?
Salman Hameed Khan, Zeashan Khan, and Faisal Shafait.
Wednesday, 28th August 2013
9:00 - 10:00 Plenary Session PL3 - Regency Ballroom
Keynote 3: Why are Graphics Tools Less General than Text Tools?
Prof. Michael E. Lesk, Rutgers University
10:30 - 11:50 Track A: Oral Session 19 (WeTAOS19) - Regency Ballroom
Handwritten Text Recognition 2 - Chair: Sameer Antani
10:30 WeTAOS19.1: Using the Web for creating dynamic dictionaries in handwritten out-of-vocabulary word recognition
Cristina Oprean, Laurence Likforman-Sulem, Adrian Popescu and Chafic Mokbel.
10:50 WeTAOS19.2: Detecting OOV Names in Arabic Handwritten Data
Jinying Chen, Rohit Prasad, Huaigu Cao and Premkumar Natarajan.
11:10 WeTAOS19.3: A stroke order verification method for online handwritten Chinese characters based on tempo-spatial consistency analysis
Rongsha Li, Liangrui Peng, Endong Xun and Nan Wei.
10:30 - 11:50 Track B: Oral Session 20 (WeTBOS20) - Ambassador Ballroom
Graphics Recognition 1 - Chair: Bart Lamiroy
10:30 WeTBOS20.1: Graphics extraction from heterogeneous online documents with hierarchical random fields
Adrien Delaye and Cheng-Lin Liu.
10:50 WeTBOS20.2: Classification of On-line Mathematical Symbols with Hybrid Features and Recurrent Neural Networks
Francisco Alvaro, Joan Andreu Sanchez and Jose Miguel Benedi.
11:10 WeTBOS20.3: Using Confusion Reject to Improve (User and) System (Cross-)Learning of Gesture Commands
Manuel Bouillon, Pei-Yu Li, Eric Anquetil and Gr�goire Richard.
11:30 WeTBOS20.4: Deformable Hog-based Shape Descriptor
Jon Almaz�n, Alicia Forn�s and Ernest Valveny.
10:30 - 11:50 Track C: Oral Session 21 (WeTCOS21) - Empire Ballroom
Historical Documents - Chair: Apostolos Antonacopoulos
10:30 WeTCOS21.1: Text Line Extraction using DMLP Classifiers for Historical Manuscripts
Micheal Baechler, Marcus Liwicki and Rolf Ingold.
10:50 WeTCOS21.2: Exploiting Stroke Orientation for CRF based Binarization of Historical Documents
Xujun Peng, Huaigu Cao, Krishna Subramanian, Rohit Prasad and Prem Natarajan.
11:10 WeTCOS21.3: Spot it! Finding words and patterns in historical documents
Vladislavs Dovgalecs, Alexandre Burnett, Pierrick Tranouez, St�phane Nicolas and Laurent Heutte.
11:30 WeTCOS21.4: Toponym Recognition in Historical Maps by Gazetteer Alignment
Jerod Weinman.
13:20 - 14:40 Track A: Oral Session 22 (WeTAOS22) - Regency Ballroom
Character Recognition 2 - Chair: Seiichi Uchida
13:20 WeTAOS22.1: Style Consistent Perturbation for Handwritten Chinese Character Recognition
Fei Yin, Ming-Ke Zhou, Qiu-Feng Wang and Cheng-Lin Liu.
13:40 WeTAOS22.2: Similar Pattern Discriminant Analysis for Improving Chinese Character Recognition Accuracy
Yanwei Wang, Xiaoqing Ding and Changsong Liu.
14:00 WeTAOS22.3: Offline Printed Urdu Nastaleeq Script Recognition with Bidirectional LSTM Networks
Adnan Ul-Hasan, Saad Bin Ahmed, Sheikh Faisal Rashid, Faisal Shafait and Thomas Breuel.
14:20 WeTAOS22.4: Moment-based Character Normalization Methods using Contour Image Combined with Original Image
Toshinori Miyoshi, Takeshi Nagasaki and Hiroshi Shinjo.
13:20 - 14:40 Track B: Oral Session 23 (WeTBOS23) - Ambassador Ballroom
Graphics Recognition 2 - Chair: Jean-Marc Ogier
13:20 WeTBOS23.1: User-centred design of an interactive off-line handwritten architectural floor plan recognition
Sylvain Fleury, Achraf Ghorbel, Aur�lie Lemaitre, Eric Anquetil and Eric Jamet.
13:40 WeTBOS23.2: Near Convex Region Adjacency Graph and Approximate Neighborhood String Matching for Symbol Spotting in Graphical Documents
Anjan Dutta, Josep Llad�s, Horst Bunke and Umapada Pal.
14:00 WeTBOS23.3: Robust symbol localization based on junction features and efficient geometry consistency checking
The Anh Pham, Mathieu Delalandre, Sabine Barrat and Jean-Yves Ramel.
14:20 WeTBOS23.4: Discriminative Weighting and Subspace Learning for Ensemble Symbol Recognition
Feng Su and Tong Lu.
13:20 - 14:40 Track C: Oral Session 24
(WeTCOS24) - Empire Ballroom
Competitions - Chairs: Volker Maergner,
Haikal El Abed
13:20 WeTCOS24.1: International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR 2013) - Competitions Overview
Volker Maergner and Haikal El Abed
13:30 WeTCOS24.2: ICDAR 2013 Chinese Handwriting Recognition Competition
Fei Yin, Qiu-Feng Wang, Xu-Yao Zhang and Cheng-Lin Liu
13:40 WeTCOS24.3: ICDAR 2013 - Competition on Gender Prediction from Handwriting
Abdelaali Hassaine, Somaya Al-Maadeed, Jihad Aljaam and Ali Jaoua
13:50 WeTCOS24.4: ICDAR 2013 Document Image Binarization Contest (DIBCO 2013)
Ioannis Pratikakis, Basilis Gatos and Konstantinos Ntirogiannis
14:00 WeTCOS24.5: ICDAR 2013 Competitions on Signature Verification and Writer Identification for On- and Offline Skilled Forgeries (SigWiComp2013)
Muhammad Imran Malik, Marcus Liwicki, Linda Alewijnse, Wataru Ohyama, Michael Blumenstein and Bryan Found
14:10 WeTCOS24.6: ICDAR 2013 Robust Reading Competition
Dimosthenis Karatzas, Faisal Shafait, Masakazu Iwamura, and Seiichi Uchida
14:20 Presentation of the competition awards to the winners
Volker Maergner and Haikal El Abed
14:40 - 16:10 Poster Session 3 (WeTPPS3) - Regency Ballroom
WeTPPS3.1: Multi-view Object Detection through Combining Multiple Classifiers
Weichong Yin, Tong Lu and Feng Su.
WeTPPS3.2: Field Extraction from Administrative Documents by Incremental Structural Templates
Mar�al Rusi�ol, Tayeb Benkhelfallah and Vincent Poulain D'Andecy.
WeTPPS3.3: Analysis of Topographic maps for Recreational Purposes using Decision Trees
Richard Kirby and Thomas Henderson.
WeTPPS3.4: Mental Workload Classification via Online Writing Features
Kun Yu, Julien Epps and Fang Chen.
WeTPPS3.5: A New Method for Discriminating Printers Based on Contours Qualities of Printed Characters Using Wavelet Decomposition
Takeshi Furukawa.
WeTPPS3.6: Holistic Arabic Whole Word Recognition using HMM and Discrete Cosine Transformation
Abdulwahab Krayem, Nasser Sherkat, Lindsay Evett and Taha Osman.
WeTPPS3.7: Search space reduction for holistic ligature recognition in Urdu Nastaliq script
Akram El-Korashy and Faisal Shafait.
WeTPPS3.8: Ligature Segmentation for Urdu OCR
Gurpreet Singh Lehal.
WeTPPS3.9: Error Detection in Highly Inflectional Languages
Naveen Sankaran and Jawahar Cv.
WeTPPS3.10: An Anytime Algorithm for Faster Camera-Based Character Recognition
Takuya Kobayashi, Masakazu Iwamura and Koichi Kise.
WeTPPS3.11: eBDtheque: a representative database of comics
Cl�ment Gu�rin, Christophe Rigaud, Farid Ammar-Boudjelal, Karell Bertet, Alain Bouju, Jean-Christophe Burie, Georges Louis, Antoine Mercier, Jean-Marc Ogier and Arnaud Revel.
WeTPPS3.12: Script Identification of Pre-Segmented Multi-Font Characters and Digits
Rajneesh Rani, Renu Dhir and Gurpreet Singh Lehal.
WeTPPS3.13: Triangular Mesh Based Stroke Segmentation for Chinese Calligraphy
Xiaoqing Wang, Xiaohui Liang and Linjia Sun.
WeTPPS3.14: Detecting Main Body Size in Document Images
Paraskevas Diamantatos, Vasileios Verras and Ergina Kavallieratou.
WeTPPS3.15: Discrete CRF based combination framework for document image binarization
David Hebert, Stephane Nicolas and Thierry Paquet.
WeTPPS3.16: Automatic Selection of Binarization Techniques for Robust OCR
Tanushyam Chattopadhyay, Vempada Ramu Reddy and Utpal Garain.
WeTPPS3.17: An OCR System with OCRopus for Scientific Documents Containing Mathematical Formulas
Fumihiro Furukori, Shinpei Yamazaki, Takanori Miyagishi, Keiichiro Shirai and Masayuki Okamoto.
WeTPPS3.18: Segmenting Handwritten Math Symbols Using AdaBoost and Multi-Scale Shape Context Features
Lei Hu and Richard Zanibbi.
WeTPPS3.19: Learning to Detect Tables in Scanned Document Images using Line Information
Thotreingam Kasar, Philippine Barlas, Sebastien Adam, Clement Chatelain and Thierry Paquet.
WeTPPS3.20: Unsupervised Speech Text Localization in Comic Images
Luyuan Li, Yongtao Wang, Zhi Tang, Xiaoqing Lu and Liangcai Gao.
WeTPPS3.21: A Fast Word Recognition Technique
Tanmoy Mondal, Nicolas Ragot, Jean-Yves Ramel and Umapada Pal.
WeTPPS3.22: Multi-modal Information Integration for Document Retrieval
Ehtesham Hassan and Santanu Chaudhury.
WeTPPS3.23: Table of Contents Recognition and Extraction for Heterogeneous Book Documents
Zhaohui Wu, Prasenjit Mitra and C. Lee Giles.
WeTPPS3.24: Fusion of statistical and structural information for perceptive vision
C�r�s Carton, Aur�lie Lemaitre and Bertrand Co�asnon.
WeTPPS3.25: Modeling Flowchart Structure Recognition as a Max-Sum Problem
Martin Bresler, Daniel Prů�a and V�clav Hlav�č.
WeTPPS3.26: Evaluation of SVM, MLP and GMM Classifiers for Layout Analysis of Historical Document
Hao Wei, Micheal Baechler, Fouad Slimane and Rolf Ingold.
WeTPPS3.27: Unsupervised Classification of Structurally Similar Document Images
Jayant Kumar and David Doermann.
WeTPPS3.28: Text Line Extraction Method Using Domain-based Active Contour Model
Yusuke Itani, Takashi Hirano and Jun Ishii.
WeTPPS3.29: Logo Detection Using Painting Based Representation and Probability Features
Alaei Alireza, Mathieu Delalandre and Nathalie Girard.
WeTPPS3.30: An active contour model for speech balloon detection in comics
Christophe Rigaud, Dimosthenis Karatzas, Joost Van de Weijer, Jean-Christophe Burie and Jean-Marc Ogier.
WeTPPS3.31: Unsupervised Wall Detector in Architectural Floor Plans
Llu�s-Pere De Las Heras, David Fern�ndez, Ernest Valveny, Josep Llad�s and Gemma S�nchez.
WeTPPS3.32: A Novel Baseline-independent Feature Set for Arabic Handwriting Recognition
Bing Su, Xiaoqing Ding, Liangrui Peng and Changsong Liu.
WeTPPS3.33: Human Evaluation of the Transcription Process of a Marriage License Book
Ver�nica Romero and Joan Andreu Sanchez.
WeTPPS3.34: An Approach for Arabic Handwriting Synthesis based on Active Shape Models
Laslo Dinges, Ayoub Al-Hamadi and Moftah Elzobi.
WeTPPS3.35: Lexicon Reduction using Segment Descriptors for Arabic Handwriting Recognition
Mohammad Tanvir Parvez and Sabri Mahmoud.
WeTPPS3.36: Stabilize Sequence Learning with Recurrent Neural Networks by Forced Alignment
Marc-Peter Schambach and Sheikh Faisal Rashid.
WeTPPS3.37: Exploring MPE/MWE training for Chinese handwriting recognition
Tonghua Su, Peijun Ma and Shengchun Deng.
WeTPPS3.38: Interactive Off-line Handwritten Text Transcription Using On-line Handwritten Text as Feedback
Daniel Mart�n-Albo, Ver�nica Romero and Enrique Vidal.
WeTPPS3.39: Character Shape Restoration of Binarized Historical Documents by Smoothing via Geodesic Morphology
Keiichiro Shirai, Yuki Endo, Akihito Kitadai, Satoshi Inoue, Noriko Kurushima, Hajime Baba, Akihiro Watanabe and Masaki Nakagawa.
WeTPPS3.40: A Binarization-Free Clustering Approach to Segment Curved Text Lines in Historical Manuscripts
Angelika Garz, Andreas Fischer, Horst Bunke and Rolf Ingold.
WeTPPS3.41: Using Harris Corners for the Retrieval of Writing Patterns in Historical Manuscripts
Rainer Herzog, Arved Solth and Bernd Neumann.
WeTPPS3.42: On Evaluation of Segmentation-Free Word Spotting Approaches Without Hard Decisions
Werner Pantke, Volker M�rgner and Tim Fingscheidt.
WeTPPS3.43: Bag-of-Features HMMs for segmentation-free word spotting in handwritten documents
Leonard Rothacker, Mar�al Rusi�ol and Gernot A. Fink.
WeTPPS3.44: OCR free transcript alignemnt
Tal Hassner, Lior Wolf and Nachum Dershowitz.
WeTPPS3.45: An Empirical Evaluation of Supervised Dimensionality Reduction for Recognition
Guoqiang Zhong, Youssouf Chherawala and Mohamed Cheriet.
WeTPPS3.46: Bayesian Network Structure Learning and Inference Methods for Handwriting
Sargur Srihari, Mukta Puri and Yi Tang.
WeTPPS3.47: Invariants extraction method applied in an omni-language old document navigating system
Quang Anh Bui, Muriel Visani and R�my Mullot.
WeTPPS3.48: A Multi-Stroke Dynamic Time Warping Distance Based on A* Optimization
Jinpeng Li, Harold Mouch�re, Christian Viard-Gaudin and Zhaoxin Chen.
WeTPPS3.49: A System for Bangla Online Handwritten Text
Nilanjana Bhattacharya, Umapada Pal and Fumitaka Kimura.
WeTPPS3.50: Semi-Automatic Tibetan Component Annotation from Online Handwritten Tibetan Character Database by Optimizing Segmentation Hypotheses
Long-Long Ma and Jian Wu.
WeTPPS3.51: Offline Signature Verification Using Real Adaboost Classifier Combination of Pseudo-dynamic Features
Hu Juan and Chen Youbin.
WeTPPS3.52: Modeling Paper Aging for Forensic Purposes
Ricardo Barboza, Rafael Lins and Darlisson Marinho de Jesus.
WeTPPS3.53: A Novel Multi-Oriented Chinese Text Extraction Approach from Videos
Yang Liu, Yonghong Song, Yuanlin Zhang and Quan Meng.
WeTPPS3.54: Scene Character Reconstruction through Medial Axis
Shangxuan Tian, Palaiahnakote Shivakumara, Trung Quy Phan and Chew Lim Tan.
WeTPPS3.55: Automatic Labeling for Scene Text Database
Masakazu Iwamura, Masaki Tsukada and Koichi Kise.
WeTPPS3.56: Text Detection on Natural Images using Bio-inspired Models
Konstantinos Zagoris and Ioannis Pratikakis.
WeTPPS3.57: Natural Scene Text Detection Based on Multi-Channel Connected Component Segmentation
Xiaobing Wang, Yonghong Song and Yuanlin Zhang.
WeTPPS3.58: Scene Text Localization Using Gradient Local Correlation
Bo Bai, Fei Yin and Cheng Lin Liu.
WeTPPS3.59: Discriminating Features for Writer Identification
Zachary Daniels and Henry Baird.
WeTPPS3.60: Most Discriminative primitive selection for identity determination using Handwritten Devanagri script
Nivedita Yadav, Santanu Chaudhury and Prem Kalra.
  Poster Track - Competition Posters (TPCP) - Birdcage Walk
(Posters will be on display throughout the conference)
TPCP1: ICDAR 2013 Competition on Writer Identification
Georgios Louloudis, Basilis Gatos, Nikolaos Stamatopoulos and Alexandros Papandreou.
TPCP2: ICDAR 2013 Handwriting Segmentation Contest
Nikolaos Stamatopoulos, Basilis Gatos, Georgios Louloudis, Umapada Pal and Alireza Alaei.
TPCP3: ICDAR 2013 Music Scores Competition: Staff Removal
Muriel Visani, Van Cuong Kieu, Alicia Forn�s and Nicholas Journet.
TPCP4: ICDAR 2013 Competition on Handwriting Stroke Recovery from Offline Data
Abdelaali Hassaine, Somaya Al-Maadeed and Ahmed Bouridane.
TPCP5: ICDAR 2013 Competition on Gender Prediction from Handwriting
Abdelaali Hassaine, Somaya Al-Maadeed, Jihad Aljaam and Ali Jaoua.
TPCP6: ICDAR 2013 Competition on Handwritten Digit Recognition - HDRC2013
Markus Diem, Stefan Fiel, Angelika Garz, Manuel Keglevic, Florian Kleber and Robert Sablatnig.
TPCP7: ICDAR 2013 CROHME: Third International Competition on Recognition of Online Handwritten Mathematical Expressions
Harold Mouch�re, Christian Viard-Gaudin, Richard Zanibbi, Utpal Garain, Dae Hwan Kim and Jin Hyung Kim.
TPCP8: ICDAR 2013 Competition on Multi-font and Multi-size Digitally Represented Arabic Text
Fouad Slimane, Slim Kanoun, Haikal El Abed, Adel M. Alimi, Rolf Ingold and Jean Hennebert.
TPCP9: ICDAR 2013 Competition on Book Structure Extraction
Antoine Doucet, Gabriella Kazai, Sebastian Colutto and Guenter Muelhberger.
TPCP10: ICDAR 2013 Document Image Skew Estimation Contest - DISEC2013
Alexandros Papandreou, Basilis Gatos, Georgios Louloudis and Nikolaos Stamatopoulos.
TPCP11: ICDAR 2013 Table Competition
Max Goebel, Tamir Hassan, Ermelinda Oro and Giorgio Orsi.
TPCP12: ICDAR 2013 Historical Newspaper Layout Analysis Competition � HNLA2013
Apostolos Antonacopoulos, Christian Clausner, Christos Papadopoulos and Stefan Pletschacher.
TPCP13: ICDAR 2013 Historical Book Recognition Competition � HBR2013
Apostolos Antonacopoulos, Christian Clausner, Christos Papadopoulos and Stefan Pletschacher.
TPCP14: ICDAR 2013 Chinese Handwriting Recognition Competition
Fei Yin, Qiu-Feng Wang, Xu-Yao Zhang and Cheng-Lin Liu
TPCP15: ICDAR 2013 Document Image Binarization Contest (DIBCO 2013)
Ioannis Pratikakis, Basilis Gatos and Konstantinos Ntirogiannis
TPCP16: ICDAR 2013 Competitions on Signature Verification and Writer Identification for On- and Offline Skilled Forgeries (SigWiComp2013)
Muhammad Imran Malik, Marcus Liwicki, Linda Alewijnse, Wataru Ohyama, Michael Blumenstein and Bryan Found
TPCP17: ICDAR 2013 Robust Reading Competition
Dimosthenis Karatzas, Faisal Shafait, Masakazu Iwamura, and Seiichi Uchida