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Author Srihari, S.N. ♦ Kuebert, E.J.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1997
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Special computer methods
Subject Keyword Postal services ♦ Optical character recognition software ♦ Automation ♦ Spraying ♦ Automatic frequency control ♦ Road transportation ♦ Image coding ♦ Technology management ♦ Image databases ♦ Large-scale systems
Abstract Hand-written address interpretation (HWAI) technology has been recently incorporated into the processing of letter mail by the US Postal Service. The Remote Bar Coding System, which is an image management system for assigning bar codes to mail that has not been fully processed by postal OCR equipment, has been retrofitted with a Remote Computer Reader (RCR), into which the HWAI technology is integrated. A description of the HWAI technology, including its algorithms for the control structure, recognizers and databases, is provided. Its performance on more than a million hand-written mail-pieces in a field deployment of the integrated RCR-HWAI system is indicated. Future enhancements for a nationwide deployment of the system are indicated.
Description Author affiliation: CEDAR, State Univ. of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA (Srihari, S.N.)
ISBN 0818678984
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1997-08-18
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 520.92 kB
Page Count 5
Starting Page 892
Ending Page 896


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library