Study Of Various Character Segmentation Techniques For Handwritten Off-Line Cursive Words: A Review
Segmentation of cursive handwriting is the challenging step of Optical Character Recognition (OCR).The
recognition accuracy will highly depend on the good segmentation. Segmentation of cursive handwriting is very difficult. The
segmentation can be done on the basis of zoning, a line segment of text, a word segment from line and character segment from
word. This can be done by the use of horizontal, vertical method. This paper reviews many basic and advanced techniques of
handwritten word segmentation.
Index Terms- Character segmentation, character segmentation techniques, optical character recognition.