On-line Handwritten English Character Recognition Using Genetic Algorithm

International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)          
© - June Issue 2013 by IJCTT Journal
Volume-4 Issue-6                           
Year of Publication : 2013
Authors :Shilpa Jumanal, Ganga Holi


Shilpa Jumanal, Ganga Holi "On-line Handwritten English Character Recognition Using Genetic Algorithm "International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT),V4(6):1885-1890 June Issue 2013 .ISSN 2231-2803.www.ijcttjournal.org. Published by Seventh Sense Research Group.

Abstract: - Tremendous advancement in technology has produced varieties of electronics devices such as PDAs, handheld computers where non-keyboard based method of data entry are receiving more attention in the research communities and commercial sector. The most promising options are pen-based and voice-based inputs. The increase in usage of handheld devices which accepts handwritten input has created a growing demand for algorithm that can efficiently analyse and retrieve handwritten data. This paper proposed a methodology to recognize handwritten character written on the digitizing tablet. The proposed method is based on extraction of different spatial and temporal features from strokes of the character and recognition is done by using genetic algorithm algorithm as a tool to find an optimal subset of the stroke features. The proposed system is experimented on data set consisting of 5200 samples collected from various persons for English letters and recognition rate achieved is 83.1%.


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Keywords : On-line recognition, Genetic algorithm, spatial and temporal features, digital tablet.