method: Deep2Text II-22015-04-02

Authors: Xu-Cheng Yin, Chun Yang, Wei-Yi Pei, Jie-Bo Hou, Qi Gao, Zong-Heng Xing, Xuwang Yin, Kaizhu Huang

Description: Text is first detected with USTB_TexStar+ (USTB_TexStar [1] with multiple channels) and Edge Boxes. Then a hybrid word recogniton system (a CNN recognizer [2], an OCR engine and a Character Case sensitive identifier) is performed.

[1] Xu-Cheng Yin, Xuwang Yin, Kaizhu Huang, and Hong-Wei Hao, “Robust text detection in natural scene images”, IEEE Trans. Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, 36(5): 970-983, 2014.
[2] M. Jaderberg, K. Simonyan, A. Vedaldi, and A. Zisserman, "Reading Text in the Wild with Convolutional Neural Networks", arXiv preprint arXiv:1412.1842, 2014.