Automatic perspective correction of manuscript images

Ryan Baumann, Christopher Blackwell, W. Brent Seales

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3 Scopus citations


Frequently, images of rare documents must be taken under strict time constraints, when a chance opportunity arises, and with equipment that is less than ideally suited for precise digitization. This can often result in uncalibrated images whose contents are nonetheless qualitatively useful. Due to the logistics of document imaging, perspective distortion is a common artifact which can manifest itself in images taken under these constrained circumstances. We propose an automated approach for correcting this perspective distortion, even for uncalibrated images of documents with irregular page edges containing no regular text.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Outreach of Digital Libraries
Subtitle of host publicationA Globalized Resource Network - 14th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries, ICADL 2012, Proceedings
Number of pages8
StatePublished - 2012
Event14th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries, ICADL 2012 - Taipei, Taiwan, Province of China
Duration: Nov 12 2012Nov 15 2012

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume7634 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


Conference14th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Digital Libraries, ICADL 2012
Country/TerritoryTaiwan, Province of China

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • General Computer Science


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