Databases

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

SIDIRE

SIDIRE: Synthetic Image Dataset for Illumination Robustness Evaluation SIDIRE is a freely available image dataset which provides synthetically generated images allowing to investigate the influence of illumination changes on object appearance. The images are renderings of 3D coin models with different material BRDFs and levels of texturedness. Thus, the dataset makes it possible to directly … Continue reading SIDIRE