OFF-LINE HANDWRITTEN BANGLA NUMERAL DATABASE
Bangla is also
derived from the Brahmi script and it started to diverge from the Devnagari
script during the 11th Century AD. This script is also used to write a few
other languages such as Assamese, Manipuri etc. The present database of
handwritten isolated Bangla numerals consists of 23392 samples written by 1106
persons. These samples had been collected from 465 mail pieces
and 268 job application forms and for the rest, we used a specially designed
U. Bhattacharya and B. B. Chaudhuri, Handwritten
numeral databases of Indian scripts and multistage recognition of
mixed numerals, IEEE Trans. Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 31(3
), 2009, 444-457.
U. Bhattacharya and B. B. Chaudhuri, "Databases for research on
recognition of handwritten characters of Indian scripts", In Proc. of the 8th
Int. Conf. on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR-2005), Seoul,
Korea, vol. II, page: 789-793, 2005.
NB: The whole database of handwritten Bangla numerals may be obtained free of cost for academic purposes by
contacting through proper channel.
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