A general framework for the evaluation of symbol recognition methods


Vlveny, E. and Dosch, P. and Winstanley, Adam C. and Zhou, Yu and Yang, Su and Yan, Luo and Wenyin, Liu and Elliman, Dave and Delalandre, Mathieu and Trupin, Eric and Adam, Sébastien and Ogier, Jean-Marc (2007) A general framework for the evaluation of symbol recognition methods. International Journal of Document Analysis and Recognition (IJDAR), 9 (1). pp. 59-74. ISSN 1433-2833

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Abstract

Performance evaluation is receiving increasing interest in graphics recognition. In this paper, we discuss some questions regarding the definition of a general framework for evaluation of symbol recognition methods. The discussion is centered on three key elements in performance evaluation: test data, evaluation metrics and protocols of evaluation. As a result of this discussion we state some general principles to be taken into account for the definition of such a framework. Finally, we describe the application of this framework to the organization of the first contest on symbol recognition in GREC’03, along with the results obtained by the participants.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Performance evaluation; Symbol recognition;
Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Computer Science
Item ID: 8071
Identification Number: 10.1007/s10032-006-0033-x
Depositing User: Dr. Adam Winstanley
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2017 11:26
Journal or Publication Title: International Journal of Document Analysis and Recognition (IJDAR)
Publisher: Springer Verlag
Refereed: Yes
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