Research

Ruling Database

The CVL ruling dataset was synthetically generated to allow for comparing different ruling removal methods. It is based on the ICDAR 2013 Handwriting Segmentation database [1]. It was generated by synthetically adding four different ruling images resulting in a total of 600 test images. The pixel values are: 255 background 155 ruling 100 text 0 … Continue reading Ruling Database

CVL-Database

An Off-line Database for Writer Retrieval, Writer Identification and Word Spotting The CVL Database is a public database for writer retrieval, writer identification and word spotting. The database consists of 7 different handwritten texts (1 German and 6 Englisch Texts). In total 310 writers participated in the dataset. 27 of which wrote 7 texts and … Continue reading CVL-Database

ICDAR2013 – Handwritten Digit and Digit String Recognition Competition

Introduction Handwriting recognition is an open research topic in the document analysis community. We provide two new, freely available real world datasets for an established problem. The competition consists of two independent tasks, namely segmented single Arabic digits and Arabic digit strings. Contributions will be accepted for either of the competitions. The dataset of segmented … Continue reading ICDAR2013 – Handwritten Digit and Digit String Recognition Competition

The Origin of the Glagolitic‐Old Church Slavonic Manuscripts

In continuation of the FWF projects The Sinaitic Sacramentary (Euchologium) Fragments and The Enigma of the Sinaitic Glagolitic Tradition, the focus of this project is the investigation of the origin and later fate of the early Glagolitic sources for the development of the Glagolitic and Old Church Slavonic traditions. At the same time it is … Continue reading The Origin of the Glagolitic‐Old Church Slavonic Manuscripts

impress

Impression Evidence and Shoe Model Search IT assisted search and comparison of footwear impressions and shoe model references Footwear impressions are frequently found at various crime scenes. They are easily detected, processed and interpreted, and are therefore a valuable source of evidence for criminal investigations. Especially the combination with other types of forensic evidence e.g. … Continue reading impress

MIC-Cam

Mite Invasion Control Camera (MIC-Cam) In Austria currently 25,500 beekeepers are managing about 380,000 bee colonies. Pesticides in agriculture and climatic changes and most of all the introduction of the Varroa mite confront beekeepers in Europe and North America with increasingly difficult challenges. Only with a regular Varroa mite diagnosis and combat it is possible … Continue reading MIC-Cam

READ

READ (Recognition and Enrichment of Archival Documents) The overall objective of READ is to implement a Virtual Research Environment where archivists, humanities scholars, computer scientists and volunteers are collaborating with the ultimate goal of boosting research, innovation, development and usage of cutting edge technology for the automated recognition, transcription, indexing and enrichment of handwritten archival … Continue reading READ

FORMS

FORensic Marks Search IT unterstütze Suche in großen Werkzeug- und Formspurendatenbanken FORMS liefert ein schnelles, innovatives Verfahren zum (semi-)automatischen Suchen und Auffinden ähnlicher Form- und Werkzeugspuren in Kriminaldelikten. Es ermöglicht einen maschinellen Abgleich sowohl von Spur und Werkzeug, als auch von Spur mit weiterer Spur wie beispielsweise im Falle von Tatserien. Hierbei werden die Daten … Continue reading FORMS