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Prediction of Writer Using Tamil Handwritten Document Image Based on Pooled Features

Authors: T. Thendral, M. S. Vijaya, S. Karpagavalli


Tamil handwritten document is taken as a key source of data to identify the writer. Tamil is a classical language which has 247 characters include compound characters, consonants, vowels and special character. Most characters of Tamil are multifaceted in nature. Handwriting is a unique feature of an individual. Writer may change their handwritings according to their frame of mind and this place a risky challenge in identifying the writer. A new discriminative model with pooled features of handwriting is proposed and implemented using support vector machine. It has been reported on 100% of prediction accuracy by RBF and polynomial kernel based classification model.

Keywords: training, classification, Feature Extraction, Support Vector Machine, Writer

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