Latin Script Detection and Removal from Devanagari Document Image for OCR

International Journal of Computer & Organization Trends  (IJCOT)          
© 2014 by IJCOT Journal
Volume - 4 Issue - 2
Year of Publication : 2014
Authors :  Savita Pal Godara , Pratap Singh Patwal
DOI :  10.14445/22492593/IJCOT-V6P308


Savita Pal Godara , Pratap Singh Patwal. "Latin Script Detection and Removal from Devanagari Document Image for OCR ", International Journal of Computer & organization Trends (IJCOT), V4(2):33-36 Mar - Apr 2014, ISSN:2249-2593, Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.


Document image analysis is the process or techniques used for images of documents to obtain a computer-readable description from pixel data. A document image analysis product is the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) software that recognizes text in a scanned document image. OCR makes it possible for the user to edit or search the document’s contents. In this paper we proposed a novel method for identification of Latin text from Devanagari script image document. There are many documents in Devanagari where a single document page may contain English text as well with Devanagari. In bilingual documents two scripts are generally mixed together within a single text line. There are existing methods for recognition of both script but methods lack the ability to recognize multiple scripts mixed within a single text line.


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OCR, Image Document, Devanagari Script, Latin Script