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Optical character recognition, usually abbreviated to OCR, is the mechanical or electronic translation of scanned images of handwritten, typewritten or printed text into machine-encoded text.

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Machine learning algorithm which gives multiple outputs from single input

I need some help, i am working on a problem where i have the OCR of an image of an invoice and i want to extract certain data from it like invoice number, amount, date etc which is all present within ...
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How can I split an image into rectangles?

I have a labelled form to which people will add their name and a series of numbers. They will then take a picture of the form. Like so: I can get decent results by simply sending this to AWS ...
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How can you build a model that reads out receipts and invoices?

The objective is to build a model that is capable of identifying information on receipts and invoices that can look completely different. I've had a discussion with my brother about the right ...
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High, constant training loss with CNN

I try to solve a multi-character handwriting problem with CNN and I encounter with the problem that both training loss (~125.0) and validation loss (~130.0) are high and don't decrease. I use the ...
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Can I train two stacked models end-to-end on different resolutions?

Is it possible to stack two networks on top of each other that operate on different resolutions of input data? So here's my usecase: like Google, I want to recognize text in images. Unlike Google, I ...
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What model to use for matching two datasets

I've got 500 images of paper receipts scanned and OCR as one dataset. I also have a dataset of transactions from my credit card statement including amount and date. What model is best to match the ...
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How to segment a scanned Page so that it can be fed into an OCR [closed]

I have an OCR that can read a given character. Now I want to build something that can take a scanned document and convert it into text. The problem is how do I segment each character? I know this can ...
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how can I solve label shape problem in tensorflow when using one-hot encoding?

I used tensorflow to recognize text from natural images by using convolutional neural network; there is no specific number of characters in the text. To make a successful training I should convert the ...
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what is the loss function in char recognition using Tensorflow?

I have code in Tensorflow using convolution neural network to recognize the characters in street view Text (SVT) data. Since the label type is string, what should I use instead of ...
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How to improve OCR (Scanning) results?"

Below is text output obtained after ocr image to string of medical discharge summary report. ...
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How to pass features extracted using CNN into RNN?

I have word images as below: Let's say it's a 256x64 image. My aim is to extract the text from the image as 73791096754314441539...
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What is representation in optical character recognition?

I am learning OCR and reading this book The authors define 8 processes to implement OCR that follow one by one (2 after 1, 3 after 2 etc): Optical scanning Location segmentation Pre-processing ...
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Document Layout Analysis - state-of-the-art?

What is the current state-of-the art within document layout analysis? I.e. detecting columns, separating images from text, distinguishing between page numbering and text and so on. I am looking for ...
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What is the best approach for specified optical character recognition?

I have a quite understandable request of extracting information (invoice number, invoice data, due date, total etc.) from scanned invoices (the digital format is image, not PDF), preferably in Python. ...

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