Minoru Mori

Dr. Minoru Mori received the B.E. and Ph.D. degrees in electrical engineering from Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1993 and 2008, respectively. In 1993, he joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT). He was engaged in developing character recognition and Image processing systems. He was an assistant manager in Broadband Business Development Division of NTT-East Corp. from 2003 to 2006 and a manager in NTT Advanced Technology Corp. from 2006 to 2007. Since 2007, he has been an senior research scientist in NTT Communication Science Laboratories. He was also an assistant professor of IREIIMS of Tokyo Women’s Medical University from 2008 to 2010. His interests include document analysis, pattern recognition, and image processing. He is a senior member of IEICE.

Minoru Mori

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In the field of document recognition and understanding, whereas scanned paper documents were previously the only recognition target, various new media such as camera-captured documents, videos, and natural scene images have recently started to attract attention because of the growth of the Internet/WWW and the rapid adoption of low-priced digital cameras/videos. The keys to the breakthrough include character detection from complex backgrounds, discrimination of characters from non-characters, modern or ancient unique font recognition, fast retrieval technique from large-scaled scanned documents, multi-lingual OCR, and unconstrained handwriting recognition. This book aims to present recent advances, applications, and new ideas that are relevant to document recognition and understanding, from technical topics such as image processing, feature extraction or classification, to new applications like camera-based recognition or character-based natural scene analysis. The goal of this book is to provide a new trend and a reference source for academic research and for professionals working in the document recognition and understanding field

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