Handwritten Hindi Numeral Recognition Using Clustering Techniques

Paul, Sukriti and Shetty, Nisha P (2018) Handwritten Hindi Numeral Recognition Using Clustering Techniques. International Journal of Engineering and Technology(UAE), 7 (4.41). pp. 145-162. ISSN 2227-524X

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Abstract

The problem of automated Hindi numeral recognition is a challenging task owing to the complexity of the script which is characterized by concavities, holes and curvatures. In case of handwritten numerals, the varying writing styles of individuals have to be considered. Our paper focuses at tackling the Hindi numeral recognition problem via various clustering techniques and evaluating them. Subsequently, we work on modifying the framework in Joint Unsupervised Learning (JULE) of Deep Representations and Image Clusters, with different convolutional neural network (CNN) architectures, to obtain normalized mutual information (NMI) results which are better than the state of the art results. Additionally, clustering results obtained on applying different de-noising and contrast adjustment techniques have been presented

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Indian Script Recognition; Clustering; Joint Clustering; Devanagari numerals; K-means Clustering; Hierarchical Agglomerative Clustering; BIRCH Clustering
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Information and Communication Technology
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 28 Dec 2018 08:30
Last Modified: 28 Dec 2018 08:30
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/152550

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