May 26, 2018

OCR program implemented as filter

GNU Ocrad is an OCR Optical Character Recognition program implemented as a filter and based on a feature extraction method. It reads a bitmap image in pbm format and outputs text in ISO-8859-1 Latin-1 charset. Also includes a layout analyser able to separate the columns or blocks of text normally found on printed pages. It can be used as a stand-alone console application, or as a backend to other programs.

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