Thesis topic proposal
János Csirik
Online handwritten text recognition


Institute: University of Szeged
computer sciences
PhD School in Computer Science

Thesis supervisor: János Csirik
Location of studies (in Hungarian): SZTE
Abbreviation of location of studies: SZTE

Description of the research topic:

In offline handwritten text recognition we use only a static image for recognition – the online version of this problem uses dynamic information related to writing (speed, velocity, angle information). Different types of pens were invented for this purpose and different approximation algorithms were used for the analysis of the text.
The purpose of this research is to give a systematic overview of the existing hardware and analysis methods, and to achieve new results in one of the current research topics, like signature verification, forensic handwriting analysis, writer identification, online handwritten words and digits recognition.


R. Plamondon, S. N. Srihari: On-line and off-line handwriting recognition: a comprehensive survey, IEEE PAMI, 2000, 63-84
K.C. Santosh, N. Cholwich: A comprehensive survey on on-line handwriting recognition technology and its real application to Nepalese natural handwriting, Kathmandu University Journal of Science, 2009, 31-55
C. Bahlmann: Directional features in online handwriting recognition, Pattern Recognition, 2006, 115-125
Proceedings of the International Conferences on Frontiers in handwriting recognition (IEEE Xplore)

Further requirements: 
Research topic for foreign applicants.

Number of students who can be accepted: 1

Deadline for application: 2018-01-31

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