Main Conference

Time Schedule

Sunday, November 12

Time Event Location
8:30 - Registration
19:00 - 21:00 Reception Terrsa Hall
(West building)

Monday, November 13

Time Event Location
8:30 - Registration
9:30 - 9:40 Opening Ceremony Terrsa Hall
(West building)
9:40 - 10:40 Keynote Speech 1
Prof. Rangachar Kasturi
Terrsa Hall
(West building)
10:40 - 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10 - 12:30 Oral 1
Character Recognition
Terrsa Hall
(West building)
Oral 2
Graphics Recognition
Large Conference Room
(East building, 3rd Floor)
12:30 - 14:20 Lunch Break
14:20 - 15:40 Oral 3
Offline Handwriting Recognition I
Terrsa Hall
(West building)
Oral 4
Document Image Processing
Large Conference Room
(East building, 3rd Floor)
15:40 - 17:40 Coffee Break & Poster 1 Seminar Room
(East building, 2nd Floor)
17:40 - 18:40 TC10/TC11 Joint Meeting Terrsa Hall
(West building)

Tuesday, November 14

Time Event Location
8:30 - Registration
9:00 - 10:00 Keynote Speech 2
Prof. Andreas Dengel
Terrsa Hall
(West building)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:10 Oral 5
Character Recognition II
Terrsa Hall
(West building)
Oral 6
Spotting and Information Retrieval
Large Conference Room
(East building, 3rd Floor)
12:10 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:20 Oral 7
Offline Handwriting Recognition II
Terrsa Hall
(West building)
Oral 8
Segmentation and Layout Analysis
Large Conference Room
(East building, 3rd Floor)
15:20 - 17:20 Coffee Break & Poster 2 Seminar Room
(East building, 2nd Floor)
19:00 - 21:00 Banquet Shunju at Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto

Wednesday, November 15

Time Event Location
8:30 - Registration
9:00 - 10:00 Keynote Speech 3
Prof. Xiang Bai
Terrsa Hall
(West building)
10:00 - 10:30 Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:10 Oral 9
Online Handwriting Recognition
Terrsa Hall
(West building)
Oral 10
Scene Text Understanding
Large Conference Room
(East building, 3rd Floor)
12:10 - 14:00 Lunch Break
14:00 - 15:20 Oral 11
Historic Document Image Analysis
Terrsa Hall
(West building)
Oral 12
Font, Writer, and Style Classification
Large Conference Room
(East building, 3rd Floor)
15:20 - 17:20 Coffee Break & Poster 3 Seminar Room
(East building, 2nd Floor)
17:20 - 18:20 Future Workshop Report & Panel Terrsa Hall
(West building)
18:20 - 18:30 Closing Terrsa Hall
(West building)


Oral Session 1: Character Recognition

11:10 - 12:30, November 13
Terrsa Hall
ID Paper Title Authors
239 Improving Offline Handwritten Chinese Character Recognition by Iterative Refinement Xiao Yang, Dafang He, Zihan Zhou, Daniel Kifer and C. Lee Giles
418 High Performance Text Recognition using a Hybrid Convolutional-LSTM Implementation Thomas Breuel
12 Error Detection and Corrections in Indic OCR using LSTMs Rohit Saluja, Devaraj Adiga, Parag Chaudhuri, Ganesh Ramakrishnan and Mark Carman
93 Qumran Letter Restoration by Rotation and Reflection Modified PixelCNN Lior Uzan, Nachum Dershowitz and Lior Wolf

Oral Session 2: Graphics Recognition

11:10 - 12:30, November 13
Large Conference Room (East building, 3rd Floor)
ID Paper Title Authors
94 Pyramidal Stochastic Graphlet Embedding for Document Pattern Classification Anjan Dutta, Pau Riba, Josep Lladós and Alicia Fornés
244 The MUSCIMA++ Dataset for Handwritten Optical Music Recognition Jan Hajič Jr. and Pavel Pecina
318 Partitioning Open Plan Areas in Floor Plans Anuradha Madugalla, Kim Marriott and Simone Marinai
342 Image operator learning coupled with CNN classification and its application to staff line removal Frank Dennis Julca-Aguilar and Nina S. T. Hirata

Oral Session 3: Offline Handwriting Recognition I

14:20 - 15:40, November 13
Terrsa Hall
ID Paper Title Authors
95 Sequence Discriminative Training for Offline Handwriting Recognition by an Interpolated CTC and Lattice-Free MMI Objective Function Wenping Hu, Meng Cai, Kai Chen, Haisong Ding, Lei Sun, Sen Liang, Xiongjian Mo and Qiang Huo
117 Are multidimensional recurrent layers really necessary for Handwritten Text Recognition? Joan Puigcerver
75 Cortical-Inspired Open-Bigram Representation for Handwritten Word Recognition Théodore Bluche, Christopher Kermorvant, Claude Touzet and Hervé Glotin
211 Gated Convolutional Recurrent Neural Networks for Multilingual Handwriting Recognition Théodore Bluche and Ronaldo Messina

Oral Session 4: Document Image Processing

14:20 - 15:40, November 13
Large Conference Room (East building, 3rd Floor)
ID Paper Title Authors
171 Automatic Static/Variable Content Separation in Administrative Document Images David Aldavert, Marçal Rusiñol and Ricardo Toledo
469 An Iterative Refinement Framework for Image Document Binarization with Bhattacharyya Similarity Measure Ning Liu, Dongxiang Zhang, Xing Xu, Wenju Liu, Dengfeng Ke, Long Guo, Shengkun Shi, Hui Liu and Lijiang Chen
8 Document Image Binarization with Fully Convolutional Neural Networks Chris Tensmeyer and Tony Martinez
348 Real-time Document Localization in Natural Images using Recursive CNNs Khurram Javed and Faisal Shafait

Poster Session 1

15:40 - 17:40, November 13
Seminar Room (East building, 2nd Floor)
ID Paper Title Authors
203 Robust Math Formula Recognition in Degraded Chinese Document Images Ning Liu, Dongxiang Zhang, Xing Xu, Long Guo, Lijiang Chen, Wenju Liu and Dengfeng Ke
215 Chinese Writer Identification Using Contour-directional Feature and Character Pair Similarity Measurement Yu-Jie Xiong and Yue Lu
291 A Complete Scheme Of Spatially Categorized Glyph Recognition For The Transliteration Of Balinese Palm Leaf Manuscripts Made Windu Antara Kesiman, Jean-Christophe Burie and Jean-Marc Ogier
387 Impact of Ligature Coverage on Training Practical Urdu OCR Systems Muhammad Ferjad Naeem, Noor Ul Sehr Zia, Aqsa Ahmed Awan, Faisal Shafait and Adnan Ul Hasan
48 Handwritting Recognition with Multi-grams Wassim Swaileh, Thierry Paquet, Pierrick Tranouez and Yann Soullard
61 Compact and Efficient WFST-based Decoders for Handwriting Recognition Meng Cai and Qiang Huo
69 Supervised Feature Learning via Within-class Reconstruction Yunxue Shao, Jiantao Zhou and Guanglai Gao
232 Combining Convolutional Neural Networks and LSTMs for Segmentation-Free OCR Stephen Rawls, Huaigu Cao, Senthil Kumar and Prem Natarajan
240 Sequence-to-Label Script Identification for Multilingual OCR Yasuhisa Fujii, Karel Driesen, Ashok Popat, Jonathan Baccash and Patrick Hurst
315 Selecting automatically pre-processing methods to improve OCR performances Quang Anh Bui, David Mollard and Salvatore Tabbone
371 Legibility and Aesthetic Analysis of Handwriting Chandranath Adak, Bidyut B. Chaudhuri and Michael Blumenstein
415 New Morphological Markovian Approach for Analysis and Recognition of Open Arabic Canonical Vocabulary Imen Ben Cheikh and Anas Laffet
21 Online Handwritten Mongolian Word Recognition Using a Novel Sliding Window Method with Recurrent Neural Networks Ji Liu, Long-Long Ma and Jian Wu
35 Complexity-based Biometric Signature Verification Ruben Tolosana, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez, Richard Guest, Julian Fierrez and Javier Ortega-Garcia
132 A Long Term Memory Recognition Framework on Multi-Complexity Motion Gestures Songbin Xu and Yang Xue
252 Stroke-order Normalization for Online Bangla Handwriting Recognition Nilanjana Bhattacharya, Umapada Pal and Partha Pratim Roy
319 Early Recognition of Handwritten Gesture based on Multi-classifier Reject Option Zhaoxin Chen, Eric Anquetil, Christian Viard-Gaudin and Harold Mouchere
341 Personalized Hand Writing Recognition using continued LSTM training Pragya Paramita Sahu, Vikrant Singh, Indra Kiran, Viswanath Veera, Abhinav Thanda, Ankit Vijay and Shankar M Venkatesan
65 Browsing Through Closed Books: Fully Automatic Book Page Extraction from a 3-D X-ray CT Volume Daniel Stromer, Vincent Christlein, Tobias Schoen, Wolfgang Holub and Andreas Maier
101 CNN Based Page Object Detection in Document Images Yi Xiaohan, Liangcai Gao, Xiaode Zhang, Jiang Zhuoren and Zhi Tang
159 A Robust and Binarization-Free Approach for Text Line Detection in Historical Documents Tobias Grüning, Gundram Leifert, Tobias Strauß and Roger Labahn
227 Enhancing Table of Contents Extraction by System Aggregation Thi Tuyet Hai Nguyen, Antoine Doucet and Mickael Coustaty
508 DeepSeal: A Generic Method for Stamp Segmentation from Document Images Junaid Younas, Muhammad Zeshan Afzal, Muhammad Imran Malik, Faisal Shafait, Paul Lukowicz and Sheraz Ahmed
13 Deep Multi-scale Multi-task FCN for Semantic Page Segmentation and Table Structure Detection Dafang He, Brian Price, Scott Cohen, Daniel Kifer and Lee Giles
189 Academic Community Explorer (ACE) for Syntactic, Semantic and Pragmatic Document Analysis Akansha Bhardwaj, Dominique Mercier, Hisham Hashmi, Sheraz Ahmed and Andreas Dengel
489 A Rectangle Mining Method for Understanding theSemantics of Financial Tables Xilun Chen, Laura Chiticariu, Marina Danilevsky, Alexandre Evfimievski and Prithviraj Sen
57 Relating Articles Textually and Visually Nachum Dershowitz, Daniel Labenski, Adi Silberpfennig, Lior Wolf and Yaron Tsur
500 Dense Prediction for Binarization of Degraded Document Images Quang Nhat Vo and Gueesang Lee
31 Selecting Fine-tuned Features for Layout Analysis of Historical Documents Hao Wei, Mathias Seuret, Marcus Liwicki, Rolf Ingold and Pei Fu
90 Bio-Inspired Modeling for the Enhancement of Historical Handwritten Documents Konstantinos Zagoris and Ioannis Pratikakis
114 Alignment of Historical Handwritten Manuscripts using Siamese Neural Network Majeed Kassis, Jumana Nassour and Jihad El-Sana
350 Local Enlacement Histograms for Historical Drop Caps Style Recognition Michaël Clément, Mickaël Coustaty, Camille Kurtz and Laurent Wendling
378 anyOCR: An Open-Source OCR System for Historical Archives Syed Saqib Bukhari, Ahmad Kadi, Mohammad Ayman Jouneh and Andreas Dengel
406 Preparatory KWS Experiments for Large-Scale Indexing of a Vast Medieval Manuscript Collection in the XXXX Project Théodore Bluche, Sebastien Hamel, Christopher Kermorvant, Joan Puigcerver, Dominique Stutzmann, Alejandro Toselli and Enrique Vidal
470 A Machine Learning System for Neophyte Assistance in Digital Libraries Bissan Audeh, Christine Largeron and Michel Beigbeder
113 A Unified Video Text Detection Method with Network Flow Xue-Hang Yang, Wenhao He, Fei Yin and Cheng-Lin Liu
166 Segments Graph-Based Approach for Smartphone Document Capture in a Video Stream Alexander Zhukovsky, Dmitriy Nikolaev, Vladimir Arlazarov, Vasiliy Postnikov, Dmitriy Polevoy, Natalya Skoryukina, Timofey Chernov, Julia Shemiakina, Arseniy Mukovozov, Ivan Konovalenko and Mikhail Povolotsky
178 Benchmarking Keypoint Filtering Approaches for Document Image Matching Emilien Royer, Joseph Chazalon, Marçal Rusiñol and Frédéric Bouchara
272 Temporal Integration for Word-Wise Caption and Scene Text Identification Sangheeta Roy, Shivakumara Palaiahnakote, Umapada Pal, Tong Lu and Wahid Bin Abdul Wahab
283 Whiteboard Video Summarization via Spatio-Temporal Conflict Minimization Kenny Davila and Richard Zanibbi
306 Learning Spatially Embedded Discriminative Part detectors for Scene Character Recognition Yanna Wang, Cunzhao Shi, Chunheng Wang and Baihua Xiao
332 Bag of Local Convolutional Triplets for Script Identification in Scene Text Jan Zdeněk and Hideki Nakayama
451 Color Stability and Homogeniety Regions to Detect Text in Real Scene Images : CSHR Houda Gaddour, Slim Kanoun and Nicole Vincent
467 Text Proposals Based on Windowed Maximally Stable Extremal Region for Scene Text Detection Feng Su, Wenjun Ding, Susu Shan and Hailiang Xu
184 Local Discriminant Training and Global Optimization for Convolutional Neural Network based Handwritten Chinese Character Recognition Xiangsheng Zeng, Donglai Xiang, Liangrui Peng and Xiaoqing Ding
5 Analysis of Convolutional Neural Networks for Document Image Classification Chris Tensmeyer and Tony Martinez
73 Online Multi-Label Passive Aggressive Active Learning Algorithm Based on Binary Relevance Yongwei Zhang and Jianhua Xu
400 Component Awareness in Convolutional Neural Networks Brian Kenji Iwana, Letao Zhou, Kumiko Tanaka-Ishii and Seiichi Uchida
254 Online signature verification using recurrent neural network and length-normalized path signature descriptor Songxuan Lai, Lianwen Jin and Weixin Yang
1 ZigZag - A configuration-free invoice analysis system using recurrent neural networks Rasmus Berg Palm, Ole Winther and Florian Laws
45 Fully Convolutional Neural Networks for Newspaper Article Segmentation Benjamin Meier, Thilo Stadelmann, Jan Stampfli, Marek Arnold and Mark Cieliebak
122 DANIEL: A Deep Architecture for Automatic Analysis and Retrieval of Building Floor Plans Divya Sharma, Nitin Gupta, Chiranjoy Chattopadhyay and Sameep Mehta
150 Complex Document Classification and localization: Application on Identity Document Images Ahmad Montaser Awal, Nabil Ghanmi, Ronan Sicre and Teddy Furon
267 Classification of Graphomotor Impressions using Convolutional Neural Networks – An Application to Automated Neuropsychological Screening Tests Haris Nazar, Momina Moetesum, Shoaib Ehsan, Imran Siddiqi, Khurram Khurshid, Nicole Vincent and Klaus D. McDonald-Maier

Oral Session 5: Character Recognition II

10:30 - 12:10, November 14
Terrsa Hall
ID Paper Title Authors
296 Semi-supervised Transfer Learning for Convolutional Neural Network based Chinese Character Recognition Yejun Tang, Bing Wu, Liangrui Peng and Changsong Liu
442 Extremely Sparse Deep Learning using Inception Modules with Dropfilters Wooyoung Kang, Kyung-Wha Park and Byoung-Tak Zhang
86 Building a compact MQDF classifier by sparse coding and vector quantization technique Xiaohua Wei, Shujing Lu and Yue Lu
255 A Comprehensive Analysis on Misclassified Handwritten Chinese Character Samples by Incorporating Human Recognition Kaihuan Liang, Lianwen Jin, Zecheng Xie, Xuefeng Xiao and Weiguo Huang
292 A Noise-Resilient Super-Resolution framework to boost OCR performance Manoj Sharma, Anupama Ray, Santanu Chaudhury and Brejesh Lall

Oral Session 6: Spotting and Information Retrieval

10:30 - 12:10, November 14
Large Conference Room (East building, 3rd Floor)
ID Paper Title Authors
169 Improving Information Retrieval in Multiwriter Scenario by Exploiting the Similarity Graph of Document Terms Pau Riba, Anjan Dutta, Josep Llados, Alicia Fornés and Sounak Dey
111 A PHOC Decoder for Lexicon-free Handwriting Word Recognition Giorgos Sfikas, George Retsinas and Basilis Gatos
241 Nonlinear Manifold Embedding on Keyword Spotting using t-SNE George Retsinas, Georgios Louloudis, Nikolaos Stamatopoulos, Giorgos Sfikas and Basilis Gatos
465 Evaluating Word String Embeddings and Loss Functions for CNN-based Word Spotting Sebastian Sudholt and Gernot Fink
153 LSDE: Levenshtein Space Deep Embedding for Query-by-string Word Spotting Lluis Gomez, Marçal Rusiñol and Dimosthenis Karatzas

Oral Session 7: Offline Handwriting Recognition II

14:00 - 15:20, November 14
Terrsa Hall
ID Paper Title Authors
138 A Compact CNN-DBLSTM Based Character Model For Offline Handwriting Recognition with Tucker Decomposition Haisong Ding, Kai Chen, Ye Yuan, Meng Cai, Lei Sun, Sen Liang and Qiang Huo
377 Scan, Attend and Read: End-to-End Handwritten Paragraph Recognition with MDLSTM Attention Théodore Bluche, Jerome Louradour and Ronaldo Messina
76 An Open Vocabulary OCR System with Hybrid Word-Subword Language Models Meng Cai, Wenping Hu, Kai Chen, Lei Sun, Sen Liang, Xiongjian Mo and Qiang Huo
89 Simultaneous Script Identification and Handwriting Recognition via Multi-Task Learning of Recurrent Neural Networks Zhuo Chen, Yichao Wu, Fei Yin and Cheng-Lin Liu

Oral Session 8: Segmentation and Layout Analysis

14:00 - 15:20, November 14
Large Conference Room (East building, 3rd Floor)
ID Paper Title Authors
49 A Data Driven Approach for Compound Figure Separation Using Convolutional Neural Networks Satoshi Tsutsui and David Crandall
141 Page Segmentation for Historical Handwritten Documents Using Fully Convolutional Networks Yue Xu, Wenhao He, Fei Yin and Cheng-Lin Liu
145 A General Approach for Handwritten Digits Segmentation Using Spectral Clustering Cheng Chen and Jun Guo
102 A Deep Learning-based Formula Detection Method for PDF Documents Yi Xiaohan, Liangcai Gao, Liu Runtao and Jiang Zhuoren

Poster Session 2

15:20 - 17:20, November 14
Seminar Room (East building, 2nd Floor)
ID Paper Title Authors
311 Vacuity Measure for Handwritten Character Analysis Van Cuong Kieu, Dominique Stutzmann and Nicole Vincent
33 Improving Thai Optical Character Recognition using Circular-Scan Histogram Natsuda Kaothanthong, Thanaruk Theeramunkong and Jinhee Chun
70 Propagation based Prototype Prediction Tonghua Su
126 Radical-Based Chinese Character Recognition via Multi-Labeled Learning of Deep Residual Networks Tie-Qiang Wang, Fei Yin and Cheng-Lin Liu
175 Segmentation-free Printed Traditional Mongolian OCR Using Sequence to Sequence with Attention Model Hui Zhang, Hongxi Wei, Feilong Bao and Guanglai Gao
262 Layout and Perspective Distortion Independent Recognition of Captured Chinese Document Image Yanwei Wang and Changsong Liu
304 Glyph-Based Data Augmentation for Accurate Kanji Character Recognition Kenichiro Ofusa, Tomo Miyazaki, Yoshihiro Sugaya and Shinichiro Omachi
475 Similar Handwritten Chinese Character Recognition Using Hierarchical CNN Model Qingqing Wang and Yue Lu
180 Automating Transliteration of Cuneiform from Parallel Lines with Sparse Data Bartosz Bogacz, Maximilian Klingmann and Hubert Mara
233 A Comprehensive Survey on Handwriting and Computerized Graphology Afnan Garoot, Maedeh Safar and Ching Suen
333 Core Region Detection for Off-line Unconstrained Handwritten Latin Words using Word Envelops Shilpa Pandey and Gaurav Harit
380 Self-Training of BLSTM with Lexicon Verification For Handwriting Recognition Bruno Stuner, Clément Chatelain and Thierry Paquet
456 Data Augmentation for Recognition of Handwritten Words and Lines using a CNN-LSTM Network Curtis Wigington, Seth Stewart, Bill Barrett, Brian Davis, Brian Price and Scott Cohen
36 Biometric Signature Verification Using Recurrent Neural Networks Ruben Tolosana, Ruben Vera-Rodriguez, Julian Fierrez and Javier Ortega-Garcia
81 A Hybrid Model for End to End Online Handwriting Recognition Partha Sarathi Mukherjee, Bappaditya Chakraborty, Ujjwal Bhattacharya and Swapan Kumar Parui
250 PS-LSTM: Capturing Essential Sequential Online Information with Path Signature and LSTM for Writer Identification Manfei Liu, Lianwen Jin, Zecheng Xie and Weiying Zhou
14 Geometric Object 3D Reconstruction from Single Line Drawing Image with Bottom-Up and Top-Down Classification and Sketh Generation Ting Guo, Yongtao Wang, Yafeng Zhou, Zheqi He and Zhi Tang
62 A System for Automatic Navigation in Architectural and Construction Documents Purnendu Banerjee, Sumit Choudhary, Himadri Majumder, Srinivas Mukkamala, Rahul Roy and Bidyut B. Chaudhuri
100 VaseSketch: Automatic 3D Representation of Pottery Classes from Paper Catalogue Drawings Francesco Banterle, Barak Itkin, Matteo Dellepiane, Lior Wolf, Marco Callieri, Nachum Dershowitz and Roberto Scopigno
155 Recognition of Handwritten Music Symbols with Convolutional Neural Codes Jorge Calvo-Zaragoza, Antonio-Javier Gallego and Antonio Pertusa
3 Script Identification based on Nonsubsampled Contourlet Transform Xing-Kun Han, Alimjan Aysa, Nurbiya Yadikar, Hornisa Mamat and Kurban Ubul
51 A Convolutional Neural Network based Two-stage Document Deblurring Jile Jiao, Jun Sun and Naoi Satoshi
97 Using Convolutional Encoder-Decoder for Document Image Binarization Xujun Peng, Huaigu Cao and Prem Natarajan
98 Ensembles for Graph-based Keyword Spotting in Historical Handwritten Documents Michael Stauffer, Andreas Fischer and Kaspar Riesen
213 Class-Adapted Blind Deblurring of Document Images Marina Ljubenovic, Lina Zhuang and Mario Figueiredo
401 Deep Networks for Degraded Document Image Binarization through Pyramid Reconstruction Gaofeng Meng, Kun Yuan, Ying Wu, Shiming Xiang and Chunhong Pan
419 Robust Text Line Segmentation using Hybrid Convolutional MDLSTM Networks Thomas Breuel
26 A perceptual image hashing algorithm for hybrid document security Sébastien Eskenazi, Boris Bodin, Petra Gomez-Krämer and Jean-Marc Ogier
322 Document Layout Analysis using Multigaussian Fitting Laiphangbam Melinda, Raghu Ghanapuram and Chakravarthy Bhagvati
115 Localizing and Recognizing Labels for Multi-Panel Figures in Biomedical Journals Jie Zou, Sameer Antani and George Thoma
234 On a Font Setting based Bayesian Model to extract mathematical expression in PDF files Xing Wang and Jyh-Charn Liu
274 Wikipedia-based Entity Semantifying in Open Information Extraction Qiuhao Lu and Youtian Du
354 Table Detection using Deep Learning Azka Gilani, Shah Rukh Qasim, Muhammad Imran Malik and Faisal Shafait
359 Table Recognition in Heterogeneous Documents using Machine Learning Sheikh Faisal Rashid, Abdullah Akmal, Muhammad Adnan, Andreas Dengel and Ali Adnan Aslam
58 Chronological Profiling for Paleography Nicholas Howe and Stephanie Xie
67 Query-by-Online Word Spotting Revisited: Using CNNs for Cross-Domain Retrieval Sebastian Sudholt, Leonard Rothacker and Gernot Fink
134 Convolutional Neural Networks for Figure Extraction in Historical Technical Documents Chun-Nam Yu, Caleb Levy and Iraj Saniee
340 The Handwritten Sundanese Palm Leaf Manuscript Dataset From 15th Century Mira Suryani, Erick Paulus, Setiawan Hadi, Undang Ahmad Darsa and Jean-Christophe Burie
388 R-PHOC: Segmentation Free Word Spotting using CNN Suman Ghosh and Ernest Valveny
44 Deep Residual Text Detection Network for Scene Text Xiangyu Zhu, Yingying Jiang, Shuli Yang, Xiaobing Wang, Wei Li, Pei Fu, Hua Wang and Zhenbo Luo
105 A Robust Approach to Detecting Handwritten Text from Natural Scene Images Wei Jia, Lei Sun, Zhuoyao Zhong, Xiongjian Mo, Guoen Ma and Qiang Huo
187 Attention Based RNN Model for Document Image Quality Assessment Pengchao Li, Liangrui Peng, Junyang Cai, Xiaoqing Ding and Shuangkui Ge
197 Deep Strip-based Network with Cascade Learning for Scene Text Localization Dao Wu, Rui Wang, Pengwen Dai, Yueying Zhang and Xiaochun Cao
253 Scene Text Eraser Toshiki Nakamura, Anna Zhu, Keiji Yanai and Seiichi Uchida
270 New Fuzz-Mass Features for Video Type Categorization Sangheeta Roy, Palaiahnakote Shivakumara, Namita Jain, Vijeta Khare, Umapada Pal and Tong Lu
284 Attention-based Extraction of Structured Information from Street View Imagery Zbigniew Wojna, Alexander Gorban, Dar-Shyang Lee, Kevin Murphy, Qian Yu, Yeqing Li and Julian Ibarz
307 Text Detection in Traffic Informatory Signs Using Synthetic Data Fangge Chen, Hirokatsu Kataoka and Yutaka Satoh
409 Semantic Text Detection in Born-digital Images via Fully Convolutional Networks Nibal Nayef and Jean-Marc Ogier
491 Robust document image dewarping using text-line and line segment alignment Taeho Kil, Wonkyo Seo, Hyung Il Koo and Nam Ik Cho
9 Full-Page Text Recognition: Learning Where to Start and When to Stop Bastien Moysset, Christopher Kermorvant and Christian Wolf
156 PCA-Initialized Deep Neural Networks Applied To Document Image Analysis Mathias Seuret, Michele Alberti, Marcus Liwicki and Rolf Ingold
424 Cutting the Error by Half: Investigation of Very Deep CNN and Advanced Training Strategies for Document Image Classification Muhammad Zeshan Afzal, Andreas Kölsch, Sheraz Ahmed and Marcus Liwicki

Oral Session 9: Online Handwriting Recognition

10:30 - 12:10, November 15
Terrsa Hall
ID Paper Title Authors
54 Design of a Very Compact CNN Classifier for Online Handwritten Chinese Character Recognition Using DropWeight and Global Pooling Xuefeng Xiao, Yafeng Yang, Tasweer Ahmad, Lianwen Jin and Tianhai Chang
71 Speedup of Parsing for Recognition of Online Handwritten Mathematical Expressions Anh Le Duc and Masaki Nakagawa
147 A GRU-based Encoder-Decoder Approach with Attention for Online Handwritten Mathematical Expression Recognition Jianshu Zhang, Jun Du and Lirong Dai
397 AirScript - Creating Documents in Air Ayushman Dash, Amit Sahu, Rajveer Shringi, John Gamboa, Muhammad Zeshan Afzal, Muhammad Imran Malik, Andreas Dengel and Sheraz Ahmed
112 Tree-based BLSTM for mathematical expression recognition Ting Zhang, Harold Mouchère and Christian Viard-Gaudin

Oral Session 10: Scene Text Understanding

10:30 - 12:10, November 15
Large Conference Room (East building, 3rd Floor)
ID Paper Title Authors
87 Improved Localization Accuracy by LocNet for Faster R-CNN Based Text Detection Zhuoyao Zhong, Lei Sun and Qiang Huo
160 Scene Text Detection with Novel Superpixel Based Character Candidate Extraction Cong Wang, Fei Yin and Cheng-Lin Liu
79 Total-Text: A comprehensive dataset for scene text detection and recognition Chee Kheng Ch'Ng and Chee Seng Chan
375 Visual Attention Model for Scene Text Recognition Suman Ghosh, Ernest Valveny and Andrew D. Bagdanov
331 Text detection based on MSER and CNN features Houssem Turki, Mohamed Ben Halima and Adel M. Alimi

Oral Session 11: Historic Document Image Analysis

14:00 - 15:20, November 15
Terrsa Hall
ID Paper Title Authors
66 Geographic and Style Models for Historical Map Alignment and Toponym Recognition Jerod Weinman
228 Convolutional Neural Networks for Page segmentation of Historical Document Images Kai Chen, Mathias Seuret, Jean Hennebert and Rolf Ingold
447 Assisted transcription of historical documents by keywords spotting: a performance model Adolfo Santoro, Claudio De Stefano and Angelo Marcelli
118 1990 US Census Form Recognition using CTC Network, WFST Language Model, and Surname Correction Huaigu Cao, Stephen Rawls and Prem Natarajan

Oral Session 12: Font, Writer, and Style Classification

14:00 - 15:20, November 15
Large Conference Room (East building, 3rd Floor)
ID Paper Title Authors
265 Convolutional Neural Networks for Font Classification Chris Tensmeyer, Daniel Saunders and Tony Martinez
389 Unsupervised Feature Learning for Writer Identification and Writer Retrieval Vincent Christlein, Martin Gropp, Stefan Fiel and Andreas Maier
131 Handwriting Style Mixture Adaptation Hong-Ming Yang, Xu-Yao Zhang, Fei Yin and Cheng-Lin Liu
426 How Does a CNN Manage Different Printing Types? Shota Ide and Seiichi Uchida

Poster Session 3

15:20 - 17:20, November 15
Seminar Room (East building, 2nd Floor)
ID Paper Title Authors
64 Normalised Local Naive Bayes Nearest-Neighbour for Writer Identification Hussein Mohammed, Volker Märgner, Thomas Konidaris and H. Siegfried Stiehl
72 The Character Generation in Handwriting Feature Extraction using Variational AutoEncoder Tomoki Yamada, Kunihito Kato, Kazuhiko Yamamoto and Mariko Hosoe
139 Handwritten Chinese Text Recognition Using Separable Multi-Dimensional Recurrent Neural Network Yi-Chao Wu, Fei Yin, Zhuo Chen and Cheng-Lin Liu
181 A Comparative Study On Optical Modeling Units For Off-line Arabic Text Recognition Mohammed Faouzi Benzeghiba
310 Residual Recurrent Neural Network with Sparse Training for Offline Arabic Handwriting Recognition Ruijie Yan, Liangrui Peng, Guangxiang Bin and Shengjin Wang
386 Handwriting Recognition by Attribute embedding and Recurrent Neural Networks Juan Ignacio Toledo, Sounak Dey, Alicia Fornés and Josep Llados
511 Subspace-based Convolutional Network for Handwritten Character Recognition Bernardo Gatto
85 Training an End-to-End System for Handwritten Mathematical Expression Recognition by Generated Patterns Anh Le Duc and Masaki Nakagawa
297 GMU: A Novel RNN Neuron and its Application to Handwriting Recognition Tonghua Su
109 A Compact CNN-DBLSTM Based Character Model For Online Handwritten Chinese Text Recognition Kai Chen, Li Tian, Haisong Ding, Meng Cai, Lei Sun, Sen Liang and Qiang Huo
148 A Faster R-CNN based Method for Comic Characters Face Detection Xiaoran Qin, Yafeng Zhou, Zheqi He, Yongtao Wang and Zhi Tang
308 Handwritten Music Recognition for Mensural Notation: Formulation, Data and Baseline Results Jorge Calvo-Zaragoza, Alejandro Toselli and Enrique Vidal
259 PhyloParser: A Hybrid Algorithm for Extracting Phylogenies from Dendrograms Po-Shen Lee, Sean Yang, Jevin West and Bill Howe
176 Auto-Encoder Guided GAN for Chinese Calligraphy Synthesis Pengyuan Lyu, Xiang Bai, Cong Yao, Zhen Zhu, Tengteng Huang and Wenyu Liu
188 Beyond OCRs for document blur estimation Pranjal Kumar Rai, Sajal Maheshwari, Ishit Mehta and Vineet Gandhi
373 Improving Thresholding Method for Enhancing Jawi Binarization Performance Khairun Saddami, Khairul Munadi, Sayed Muchallil and Fitri Arnia
282 Fourier-Residual for Printer Identification Zhen Wang, Shivakumara Palaiahnakote, Tong Lu, Mahadevappa Basavanna, Umapada Pal and Michael Blumenstein
103 Rank-reducing Two-dimensional Grammars for Document Layout Analysis Daniel Prusa and Akio Fujiyoshi
214 A document straight line based segmentation for complex layout extraction Héloïse Alhéritière, Florence Cloppet, Camille Kurtz, Ogier Jean-Marc and Nicole Vincent
404 Deep learning system for automatic license plate detection and recognition Zied Selmi, Mohamed Ben Halima and Adel Alimi
108 A Symbol Dominance Based Formulae Recognition Approach for PDF Documents Xiaode Zhang and Runtao Liu
248 Identifying Machine-Printed and Handwritten Texts using DropRegion and Deep Convolutional Network Zhaoyang Yang, Lianwen Jin, Ziyong Feng, Jun Sun and Weiying Zhou
351 Classification and Information Extraction for Complex and Nested Tabular Structures in Images Amir Riad, Christian Sporer, Syed Saqib Bukhari and Andreas Dengel
394 DeepDeSRT: Deep Learning for Detection and Structure Recognition of Tables in Document Images Sebastian Schreiber, Sheraz Ahmed, Stefan Agne, Ivo Wolf and Andreas Dengel
30 Page Retrieval System in Digitized Historical Books Based on Error-tolerant Subgraph Matching Maroua Mehri, Pierre Héroux, Julien Lerouge and Rémy Mullot
229 Word Hypotheses for Segmentation-free Word Spotting in Historic Document Images Leonard Rothacker, Sebastian Sudholt, Eugen Rusakov, Matthias Kasperidus and Gernot A. Fink
329 Technologies and Improvements of Image Search Service for Handwritten Character Patterns on Japanese Historical Documents Akihito Kitadai, Miyuki Inoue, Yuichi Takata, Guohua Fang, Hajime Baba, Akihiro Watanabe and Satoshi Inoue
414 DocEmul: a Toolkit to Generate Structured Historical Documents Samuele Capobianco and Simone Marinai
198 Lexicographical-based Order for Post-OCR Correction of Named Entities Axel Jean-Caurant, Nouredine Tamani, Vincent Courboulay and Jean-Christophe Burie
11 Offline Signature Verification with VLAD Using Fused KAZE Features from Foreground and Background Signature Images Manabu Okawa
68 Recovering Western On-line Signatures From Image-Based Specimens Moises Diaz, Miguel Ferrer, Antonio Parziale and Angelo Marcelli
136 On the Utility of a Vector Quantization based Descriptor for Online Signature Verification Vivek Venugopal, Abhishek Sharma, Rishabh Singh, Abhinav Sharma and Suresh Sundaram
334 A Structural Approach to Offline Signature Verification Using Graph Edit Distance Paul Maergner, Kaspar Riesen, Rolf Ingold and Andreas Fischer
358 Local Binary Patterns for document forgery detection Francisco Cruz, Nicolas Sidère, Mickaël Coustaty, Vincent Poulain D'Andecy and Jean-Marc Ogier
436 Towards Automated Ink Mismatch Detection in Hyperspectral Document Images Asad Abbas, Khurram Khurshid and Faisal Shafait
478 Evaluation of texture descriptors for validation of counterfeit documents Albert Berenguel Centeno, Josep Lladós, Oriol Ramos Terrades and Cristina Cañero
494 On the usage of i-vector representation for online handwritten signature verification Hossein Zeinali and Bagher Babaali
4 Weakly supervised text attention network for generating text proposals in scene images Rong Li, Mengyi En, Jianqiang Li and Haibin Zhang
20 A Robust Symmetry-based Methodfor Scene/Video Text Detection Through Convolutional Network Yirui Wu, Wenhai Wang, Palaiahnakote Shivakumara and Tong Lu
34 End-to-end Scene Text Recognition in Videos Based on Multi Frame Tracking Xiaobing Wang, Yingying Jiang, Shuli Yang, Xiangyu Zhu, Wei Li, Pei Fu, Hua Wang and Zhenbo Luo
222 Real-Time Text Localization in Natural Scene Images Using a Linear Spatial Filter Xavier Gironés and Carme Julià
226 Capturing Handwritten Ink Strokes with a Fast Video Camera Chelhwon Kim, Patrick Chiu and Hideto Oda
236 Cascaded Segmentation-Detection Networks for Word-Level Text Spotting Siyang Qin and Roberto Manduchi
264 Scene Text Relocation with Guidance Anna Zhu and Seiichi Uchida
287 Max-Pooling based Scene Text Proposal for Scene Text Detection Dinh Nguyen Van, Lu Shijian, Bai Xang, Nizar Ouarti and Mounir Mokhtari
431 Grayscale-projection based Optimal Character Segmentation for Camera-captured Faint Text Recognition Fuxi Jia, Cunzhao Shi, Yanna Wang, Chunheng Wang and Baihua Xiao
46 Learning a Fast Bipartite Ranker for Text Documents using Lexicographical Rankers and ROC Curves Lucas De Souza Rodrigues, Edson Takashi Matsubara and Bruno Nogueira
127 A Multi-label Neural Network Approach to Solving Connected CAPTCHAs Ke Qing, Rong Zhang and Kaixuan Liu
423 Real-Time Document Image Classification using Deep CNN and Extreme Learning Machines Andreas Kölsch, Muhammad Zeshan Afzal, Markus Ebbecke and Marcus Liwicki
38 A Man-Machine Cooperating System Based on the Generalized Reject Model Shunichi Kimura, Eiichi Tanaka, Masanori Sekino, Takuya Sakurai, Satoshi Kubota, Ikken So and Yutaka Koshi
56 Wearable Handwriting Recognition with an Inertial Sensor on Nail Lei Jing
60 Automatic Assignment of Topical Icons to Documents for Faster File Navigation Rishiraj Saha Roy, Abhijeet Singh, Prashant Chawla, Shubham Saxena and Atanu R. Sinha
271 Identification of Reader Specific Difficult Words by Analyzing Eye Gaze and Document Content Utpal Garain, Onkar Pandit, Olivier Augereau, Ayano Okoso and Koichi Kise