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Conference Papers Year : 2002

Text/Graphics Separation Revisited

Abstract

Text/graphics separation aims at segmenting the document into two layers: a layer assumed to contain text and a layer containing graphical objects. In this paper, we present a consolidation of a method proposed by Fletcher and Kasturi, with a number of improvements to make it more suitable for graphics-rich documents. We discuss the right choice of thresholds for this method, and their stability. We also propose a post-processing step for retrieving text components touching the graphics, through local segmentation of the distance skeleton.
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inria-00100781 , version 1 (26-09-2006)

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Karl Tombre, Salvatore Tabbone, Loïc Pélissier, Bart Lamiroy, Philippe Dosch. Text/Graphics Separation Revisited. 5th International Workshop on Document Analysis - DAS'02, 2002, Princeton, NJ, USA, pp.200-211. ⟨inria-00100781⟩
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