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Document Recognition and Retrieval XXII (DRR 2015)

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

http://spie.org/EI/conferencedetails/document-recognition-retrieval

San Francisco, February 11-12, 2015

Document Recognition and Retrieval (DRR) is one month away.  Come join us in San Francisco for one of the leading international conferences devoted to current research in document analysis, recognition and retrieval. The 22nd Document Recognition and Retrieval Conference is being held as part of the IS&T/SPIE Electronic Imaging Symposium taking place in San Francisco, California, USA at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square in the heart of town.

 

The Conference Chairs and Program Committee invite all researchers interested in document recognition and retrieval to attend for the presentation of original research papers and invited talks by Dan Klein of the University of California, Berkeley, and Brewster Kahle of the Internet Archive.

 

INVITED TALKS

- Dan Klein's talk on Wednesday, Feb. 11 is titled "Printing presses and polyphonic pianos: unsupervised transcription for documents and music".
-Brewster Kahle's talk on Thursday, Feb. 12 is titled: "The internet archive: challenges and solutions for large scale document repositories".

PROGRAM

Session 1: Document Layout Analysis and Understanding

- "Ground truth model, tool, and dataset for layout analysis of historical documents "
Author(s): Kai Chen, Ecole d'ingénieurs et d'architectes de Fribourg (Switzerland); Mathias Seuret, Hao Wei, Univ. de Fribourg (Switzerland); Marcus Liwicki, Univ. de Fribourg (Switzerland), Technische Univ. Kaiserslautern (Germany); Jean Hennebert, Univ. de Fribourg (Switzerland), Haute Ecole Spécialisée de Suisse occidentale (Switzerland); Rolf Ingold, Univ. de Fribourg (Switzerland)

- "Use of SLIC superpixels for ancient document image enhancement and segmentation "
Author(s): Maroua M. Mehri, Univ. de La Rochelle (France); Nabil Sliti, Univ. de Sousse (Tunisia); Pierre Héroux, Univ. de Rouen (France); Petra Gomez-Krämer, Univ. de La Rochelle (France); Najoua Essoukri Ben Amara, Univ. de Sousse (Tunisia); Rémy Mullot, Univ. de La Rochelle (France)

- "Software workflow for the automatic tagging of medieval manuscript images (SWATI)"
Author(s): Swati Chandna, Danah Tonne, Thomas Jejkal, Rainer Stotzka, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (Germany); Celia Krause, Technische Univ. Darmstadt (Germany); Philipp Vanscheidt, Hannah Busch, Univ. Trier (Germany); Ajinkya Prabhune, Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (Germany)

Session 2: Document Structure Semantics, Forms, and Tables

- "Math expression retrieval using an inverted index over symbol pairs"
Author(s): David Stalnaker, Richard Zanibbi, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States)

- "Min-cut segmentation of cursive handwriting in tabular documents"
Author(s): Brian L. Davis, William A. Barrett, Scott D. Swingle, Brigham Young Univ. (United States)

- "Cross-reference identification within a PDF document"
Author(s): Sida Li, Liangcai Gao, Zhi Tang, Yinyan Yu, Peking Univ. (China)

- "Intelligent indexing: a semi-automated, trainable system for field labeling"
Author(s): Robert Clawson, William A. Barrett, Brigham Young Univ. (United States)

Session 3: Text Analysis

- "Re-typograph phase I: a proof-of-concept for typeface parameter extraction from historical documents"
Author(s): Bart Lamiroy, Univ. de Lorraine (France); Thomas Bouville, Atelier National de Recherche Typographique (France); Blégean Julien, Hongliu Cao, Salah Ghamizi, Univ. de Lorraine (France); Romain Houpin, Univ. de Lorraine (France); Matthias Lloyd, Univ. de Lorraine (France)

- "Clustering of Farsi sub-word images for whole-book recognition"
Author(s): Mohammad Reza Soheili, Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz GmbH (Germany); Ehsanollah Kabir, Tarbiat Modares Univ. (Iran, Islamic Republic of); Didier Stricker, Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz GmbH (Germany)

- "Gaussian process style transfer mapping for historical Chinese character recognition"
Author(s): Jixiong Feng, Liangrui Peng, Tsinghua Univ. (China); Franck Lebourgeois, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Lyon (France)

- "Boost OCR accuracy using iVector based system combination approach"
Author(s): Xujun Peng, Huaigu Cao, Raytheon BBN Technologies (United States); Premkumar Natarajan, The Univ. of Southern California, Marina del Rey (United States)

Session 4: Handwriting I

- "Exploring multiple feature combination strategies with a recurrent neural network architecture for off-line handwriting recognition"
Author(s): Luc Mioulet, Univ. de Rouen (France), Airbus Defence and Space (France); Gautier Bideault, Univ. de Rouen (France); Clément Chatelain, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Rouen (France); Thierry Paquet, Univ. de Rouen (France); Stephan Brunessaux, Airbus Defence and Space (France)

- "Spotting handwritten words and REGEX using a two stage BLSTM-HMM architecture"
Author(s): Gautier Bideault, Luc Mioulet, Univ. de Rouen (France); Clément Chatelain, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Rouen (France); Thierry Paquet, Univ. de Rouen (France)

- "A comparison of 1D and 2D LSTM architectures for the recognition of handwritten Arabic"
Author(s): Mohammad Reza Yousefi, Mohammad Reza Soheili, Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz GmbH (Germany); Thomas M. Breuel, Technische Univ. Kaiserslautern (Germany); Didier Stricker, Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz GmbH (Germany)

- "Aligning transcript of historical documents using dynamic programming"
Author(s): Irina Rabaev, Rafi Cohen, Jihad A. El-Sana, Klara Kedem, Ben-Gurion Univ. of the Negev (Israel)

- "Offline handwritten word recognition using MQDF-HMMs"
Author(s): Sitaram N. Ramachandrula, Hewlett-Packard Labs. India (India); Mangesh Hambarde, Hewlett-Packard India Sales Pvt Ltd. (India); Ajay Patial, Hewlett Packard India Sales Pvt Ltd. (India); Dushyant Sahoo, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (India); Shaivi Kochar, Jamia Millia Islamia Univ. (India)

Session 5: Quality and Compression

- "Separation of text and background regions for high performance document image compression"
Author(s): Wei Fan, Jun Sun, Satoshi Naoi, Fujitsu Research and Development Center Co., Ltd. (China)

- "Metric-based no-reference quality assessment of heterogeneous document images"
Author(s): Nibal Nayef, Jean-Marc Ogier, Univ. de La Rochelle (France)

Session 6: "Graphics and Structure"

- "Clustering header categories extracted from web tables"
Author(s): George Nagy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (United States); David W. Embley, Brigham Young Univ. (United States); Mukkai Krishnamoorthy, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (United States); Sharad Seth, Univ. of Nebraska-Lincoln (United States)

- "A diagram retrieval method with multi-label learning"
Author(s): Songping Fu, Xiaoqing Lu, Peking Univ. (China); Lu Liu, Jingwei Qu, Institute of Computer Science & Technology, Peking University (China); Zhi Tang, Institute of Computer Science & Technology, Peking University (China), State Key Laboratory of Digital Publishing Technology, Beijing (China)

- "Detection of electrical circuit elements from documents images"
Author(s): Paramita De, Sekhar Mandal, Amit Kumar Das, Indian Institute of Engineering & Technology, Shibpur (India); Bhabatosh Chanda, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata (India)

Session 7: Handwriting II

- "Missing value imputation: with application to handwriting data"
Author(s): Zhen Xu, Sargur N. Srihari, Univ. at Buffalo (United States)

Accepted papers are by the SPIE in the conference proceedings. 
Papers will also be indexed by DBLP.  At the conference a Best Student Paper Award will be presented.

For more information visit http://nlp.cs.byu.edu/drr2015 .

Questions concerning the conference may also be addressed to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

SPONSORS

- Google
- A9

CONFERENCE CHAIRS

- Eric K. Ringger, Brigham Young Univ. (United States)
- Bart Lamiroy, Université de Lorraine & LORIA (France)

PROGRAM COMMITTEE

- Gady Agam, Illinois Institute of Technology (United States)
- Sameer K. Antani, National Library of Medicine (United States)
- Elisa H. Barney Smith, Boise State Univ. (United States)
- William A. Barrett, Brigham Young Univ. (United States)
- Kathrin Berkner, Ricoh Innovations, Inc. (United States)
- Bertrand Coüasnon, Institut National des Sciences Appliquées de Rennes (France)
- Hervé Déjean, Xerox Research Ctr. Europe Grenoble (France)
- Xiaoqing Ding, Tsinghua Univ. (China)
- David S. Doermann, Univ. of Maryland, College Park (United States)
- Jianying Hu, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Ctr. (United States)
- Ergina Kavallieratou, Univ. of the Aegean (Greece)
- Christopher Kermorvant, A2iA SA (France)
- Laurence Likforman-Sulem, Telecom ParisTech (France)
- Xiaofan Lin, A9.com, Inc. (United States)
- Marcus Liwicki, Deutsches Forschungszentrum für Künstliche Intelligenz GmbH (Germany)
- Daniel P. Lopresti, Lehigh Univ. (United States)
- Umapada Pal, Indian Statistical Institute (India)
- Sargur N. Srihari, Univ. at Buffalo (United States)
 -Venkata Subramaniam, IBM India Research Lab. (India)
 -Kazem Taghva, Univ. of Nevada, Las Vegas (United States)
- George R. Thoma, National Library of Medicine (United States)
 -Christian Viard-Gaudin, Univ. de Nantes (France)
- Berrin Yanikoglu, Sabanci Univ. (Turkey)
- Pingping Xiu, Microsoft (United States)
-Richard Zanibbi, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States)
- Jie Zou, National Library of Medicine (United States)