A Description Method of Handprinted Chinese Characters

Imaging Science and Engineering Laboratory, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Midori-ku, Yokohama, Japan.
IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence (Impact Factor: 5.78). 02/1979; PAMI-1(1):20 - 24. DOI: 10.1109/TPAMI.1979.4766872
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A description method of handprinted Chinese characters is presented. In the method, a Chinese character is composed of some partial patterns which are constructed using the concatenate relation, cross relation, and near relation. The relations of relative location among partial patterns are used for categorization of the partial pattems. A Chinese character is expressed from the results of categorization.

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