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A Study on Offline Handwritten Character Recognition (OHCR) of Devanagari Script

Rajesh D. Wagh, Swapnil D. Kurhe


Handwritten Character Recognition (HCR) has been an interesting and challenging area for the researchers and plays an important role in the modern world. Devanagari script contains many Indian languages such as Hindi, Marathi, Rajasthani. All these languages are based on Devanagari script. In this paper, we give an overview on different classifiers (to get the idea of recognition results) and provide new benchmark for future research from the existing systems, for the recognition of offline Devnagari handwritten characters.


handwritten character recognition (HCR), Devanagari script, classifiers, benchmark

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