The ICDAR2011 Arabic Writer Identification Contest

Abdelaali Hassaine, Somaya Al-Maadeed, Jihad Mohamad Alja'am, Ali Jaoua, Ahmed Bouridane

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Arabic writer identification is a very active research field. However, no standard benchmark is available for researchers in this field. The aim of this competition is to gather researchers and compare recent advances in Arabic writer identification. This competition was hosted by Kaggle, it has attracted thirty participants from both academia and industry. This paper gives details on this competition, including the evaluation procedure, description of participating methods and their performances.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - Sept 2011
Event2011 International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR) - Beijing, China
Duration: 1 Sept 2011 → …


Conference2011 International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR)
Period1/09/11 → …


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