Tentative Program

Wednesday 2/17/2016
Recognition and Classification
11:00 AM 11:30 AM Training a calligraphy style classifier on a non-representative training set Nagy, George Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
11:30 AM 12:00 PM Human-directed optical music recognition Chen, Liang Indiana University Bloomington
12:00 PM 12:30 PM Arrowhead detection in biomedical images Santosh, K.C. US National Library of Medicine
Lunch Break
2:00 PM 3:00 PM Plenary Keynote
Writer and Language Identification – Handwriting
3:30 PM 4:00 PM Simple and Fast Geometrical Descriptors for Writer Identification Garz, Angelika University of Fribourg
4:00 PM 4:30 PM Cuckoos among your data: A quality control method to retrieve mislabeled writer identities from handwriting datasets Atanasiu, Vlad University of Fribourg
4:30 PM 5:00 PM Intelligent Pen: A Least Cost Search Approach to Stroke Extraction in Historical Documents Bauer, Kevin Brigham Young Univ.
5:00 PM 5:30 PM Language identification in document images Adam, Sébastien LITIS
Thursday 2/18/2016
09:00 AM 10:30 AM DRR Keynote – TBA  Ashok Popat  Google, Inc.
OCR and Text Recognition
11:00 AM 11:30 AM Improving a deep convolutional neural network architecture for character recognition Cirstea, Bogdan-Ionut Telecom ParisTech / Institut Mines-Telecom
11:30 AM 12:00 PM Integrating Text Recognition for Overlapping Text Detection in Maps Honarvar Nazari, Narges University of Southern California
12:00 PM 12:30 PM Automatic transcription of historical newsprint by leveraging the Kaldi speech recognition toolkit Schone, Patrick Family Search
Lunch Break
2:00 PM 3:00 PM DRR Panel Discussion
Text Analysis
3:30 PM 4:00 PM Recognizing predatory chat documents using semi-supervised anomaly detection Ebrahimi, Mohammadreza Concordia University
4:00 PM 4:30 PM Information Extraction from Resume Documents in PDF Format Chen, Jiaze Peking University
4:30 PM 5:00 PM Revisiting Known-Item Retrieval in Degraded Document Collections Soo, Jason Georgetown University