Presentation 2001/11/11
A Quantification Method of Legibility of Handwritten Kanji Characters
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Abstract(in English) A quantification method of legibility of handwritten kanji characters is introduced. This method adopted some variables corresponding to the porperty of human cognition : global features and local features of characters. By this method, we could predict human decision about legibility of handwritten kanji characters at about 90% precision level. On the other hand, we analyzed human cognition of these characters by a factor analysis. This analysis abstracted 4 factors : readability, dimness, poorness, and clearness. Among them, readability and dimness were interpreted as the main indicators of legibility. The prediction of the quantification method fitted with this legibility very well.
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Keyword(in English) recognition of handwritten characters / Kanji characters / quantification method / factor analysis
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Title (in English) A Quantification Method of Legibility of Handwritten Kanji Characters
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Keyword(1) recognition of handwritten characters
Keyword(2) Kanji characters
Keyword(3) quantification method
Keyword(4) factor analysis
1st Author's Name Yoichi WATANABW
1st Author's Affiliation Faculty of Literature and Social Sciences, Yamagata University()
2nd Author's Name Kazuki SARUTA
2nd Author's Affiliation Faculty of Systems Science and Technology, Akita Prefectural University
Date 2001/11/11
Paper # HIP2001-76
Volume (vol) vol.101
Number (no) 513
Page pp.pp.-
#Pages 6
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