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Daniel P. Lopresti:  Publications



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Journal Articles (partial listing)
Conference Papers (partial listing)
Book Chapters (partial listing)


Journal Articles
(Partial listing, see my Vita for a more detailed list.)
“Conservative Preprocessing of Document Images,” J. Chen, D. Lopresti, and G. Nagy, to appear in International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition.

“Model-Based Ruling Line Detection in Noisy Handwritten Documents,” J. Chen and D. Lopresti, Pattern Recognition Letters, vol. 35, no. 1, January 2014, pp. 34-45.

“Secure Speech Biometric Templates for User Authentication,” K. Inthavisas and D. Lopresti, IET Biometrics, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 46-54, 2012, DOI: 10.1049/iet-bmt.2011.0008.

“Genome-wide Evaluation and Discovery of Vertebrate A-to-I RNA Editing Sites,” S. Maas, C. P. Godfried Sie, I. Stoev, D. E. Dupuis, J. Latona, A. Porman, B. Evans, P. Rekawek, V. Kluempers, M. A. Mutter, W. M. Gommans, and D. Lopresti, Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, vol. 412, no. 3, September 2011, pp. 407-412.

“Handwriting Recognition Research:  Twenty Years of Achievement … and Beyond,” M. Cheriet, M. El Yacoubi, H. Fujisawa, D. Lopresti, and G. Lorette, Pattern Recognition, vol. 42, no. 12, December 2009, pp. 3131-3135.

“Optical Character Recognition Errors and Their Effects on Natural Language Processing,” D. Lopresti, International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition, vol. 12, no. 3, October 2009, pp. 141-151.

“Balancing the Role of Priors in Multi-Observer Segmentation Evaluation,” Y. Zhu, X. Huang, W. Wang, D. Lopresti, R. Long, S. Antani, Z. Xue, and G. Thoma, Journal of Signal Processing Systems, vol. 55, nos. 1-3, April 2009, pp. 185-207..

“Forgery Quality and Its Implications for Behavioral Biometric Security” (with L. Ballard and F. Monrose), IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Part B, vol. 37, no. 5, October 2007, pp. 1107-1118.  (PDF 1,265 kbytes)

“Table Processing Paradigms: A Research Survey” (with D. W. Embley, M. Hurst, and G. Nagy), International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition, vol. 8, nos. 2-3, June 2006, p. 66-86.

“A Fast Technique for Comparing Graph Representations with Applications to Performance Evaluation” (with G. Wilfong), International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition, vol. 6, no. 4, April 2004, pp. 219-229.

“A Text-to-Speech Platform for Variable Length Optimal Unit Searching Using Perceptual Cost Functions” (with M. Lee and J. P. Olive), International Journal of Speech Technology, vol. 6, no. 4, October 2003, pp. 347-356.

“Evaluating the Performance of Table Processing Algorithms” (with J. Hu, R. Kashi, and G. Wilfong), International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition, vol. 4, no. 3, March 2002, pp. 140-153.  (PDF 318 kbytes)

“A Comparison of Text-Based Methods for Detecting Duplication in Scanned Document Databases,” Information Retrieval, July 2001, vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 153-173.  (PDF 1,547 kbytes)

“String Techniques for Detecting Duplicates in Document Databases,” International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition, vol. 2, no. 4, June 2000, pp. 186-199.  (PDF 700 kbytes)

“Locating and Recognizing Text in WWW Images” (with J. Zhou), Information Retrieval, vol. 2, nos. 2/3, May 2000, pp. 177-206.  (PDF 649 kbytes)

“Spatial Sampling of Printed Patterns” (with P. Sarkar, G. Nagy, and J. Zhou), IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 20, no. 3, March 1998, pp. 344-351.  (PDF 234 kbytes)

“Ink Matching of Cursive Chinese Handwritten Annotations” (with M. Y. Ma, P. S. P. Wang, and J. D. Crisman), International Journal of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence, vol. 12, no. 1, January 1998, pp. 119-141.  (PDF 352 kbytes)

“Block Edit Models for Approximate String Matching” (with A. Tomkins), Theoretical Computer Science, vol. 181, 1997, pp. 159-179.  (PDF 509 kbytes)

 “Using Consensus Sequence Voting to Correct OCR Errors” (with J. Zhou), Computer Vision and Image Understanding, vol. 67. no. 1, July 1997, pp. 39-47.  (PDF 270 kbytes)

“Validation of Image Defect Models for Optical Character Recognition” (with Y. Li, G. Nagy, and A. Tomkins), IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 18, no. 2, February 1996, pp. 99-108.  (PDF 239 kbytes)

“On Handling Electronic Ink” (with W. G. Aref and I. Kamel), ACM Computing Surveys, vol. 27, no. 4, December 1995, pp. 564-567.  (PDF 136 kbytes)



Conference Papers
(Partial listing, see my Vita for a more detailed list.)
“The Lehigh Steel Collection:  A New Open Dataset for Document Recognition Research,” B. Bruno and D. Lopresti, Proceedings of Document Recognition and Retrieval XXI (IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging), February 2014, San Francisco, CA, pp. 90210O-1 - 90210O-9.

“Form Similarity via Levenshtein Distance Between Ortho-Filtered Logarithmic Ruling-Gap Ratios,” G. Nagy and D. Lopresti, Proceedings of Document Recognition and Retrieval XXI (IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging), February 2014, San Francisco, CA, pp. 902106-1 - 902106-8.

“Alternatives for Page Skew Compensation in Writer Identification,” J. Chen and D. Lopresti, Proceedings of the Twelfth International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR 2013), August 2013, Washington, DC, pp. 927-931.

“Boxy, Semi-Structured Document Elements,” G. Nagy, D. W. Embley, and D. P. Lopresti, Proceedings of the Tenth IAPR International Workshop on Graphics Recognition (GREC 2013), August 2013, Bethlehem, PA, 7 pages.

“Optimal Policy for Labeling Training Samples,” L. Lipsky, D. Lopresti, and G. Nagy, Proceedings of Document Recognition and Retrieval XX (IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging), February 2013, San Francisco, CA, pp. 865809-1 - 865809-9.

“Optimal Data Partitioning for Semi-Automated Labeling,” D. Lopresti and G. Nagy, Proceedings of the Twenty-First International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2012), November 2012, Tsukuba, Japan, pp. 286-289.

“Exploiting Ruling Line Artifacts in Writer Identification,” J. Chen and D. Lopresti, Proceedings of the Twenty-First International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR 2012), November 2012, Tsukuba, Japan, pp. 3737-3740.

“Model-based Tabular Structure Detection and Recognition in Noisy Handwritten Documents,” J. Chen and D. Lopresti, Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (ICFHR 2012), September 2012, Bari, Italy, pp. 75-80.

“Adapting the Turing Test for Declaring Document Analysis Problems Solved,” D. Lopresti and G. Nagy, Proceedings of the Tenth IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems (DAS 2012), March 2012, Gold Coast, Australia, 5 pages.

“The Non-Geek's Guide to the DAE Platform,” B. Lamiroy and D. Lopresti, Proceedings of the Tenth IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems (DAS 2012), March 2012, Gold Coast, Australia, 6 pages.

“Speech Cryptographic Key Regeneration Based on Password,” K. Inthavisas and D. Lopresti, Proceedings of the International Joint Conference on Biometrics (IJCB 2011), October 2011, Arlington, VA, 7 pages, DOI: 10.1109/IJCB.2011.6117553.

“When is a Problem Solved?,” D. Lopresti and G. Nagy, Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR 2011), September 2011, Beijing, China, pp. 32-36.

“An Open Architecture for End-to-End Document Analysis Benchmarking,” B. Lamiroy and D. Lopresti, Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR 2011), September 2011, Beijing, China, pp. 42-47.

“Table Detection in Noisy Off-line Handwritten Documents,” J. Chen and D. Lopresti, Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR 2011), September 2011, Beijing, China, pp. 399-403.

“A Model-based Ruling Line Detection Algorithm for Noisy Handwritten Documents,” J. Chen and D. Lopresti, Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR 2011), September 2011, Beijing, China, pp. 404-408.

“Towards Improved Paper-based Election Technology,” E. Barney Smith, D. Lopresti, G. Nagy, and Z. Wu, Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR 2011), September 2011, Beijing, China, pp. 1255-1259.

“Evaluation of Voting with Form Dropout Techniques for Ballot Vote Counting,” E. Barney Smith, S. Goyal, R. Scott, and D. Lopresti, Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR 2011), September 2011, Beijing, China, pp. 473-477.

“A Real-World Noisy Unstructured Handwritten Notebook Corpus for Document Image Analysis Research,” J. Chen, D. Lopresti and B. Lamiroy, Proceedings of the Joint Workshop on Multilingual OCR and Analytics for Noisy Unstructured Text Data (J-MOCR-AND 2011), September 2011, Beijing, China, 8 pages, http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/2034617.2034620.

“Attacks on Speech Biometric Authentication,” K. Inthavisas and D. Lopresti, Proceedings of the International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, and Pattern Recognition (IPCV 2011), July 2011, Las Vegas, NV, pp. 310-316.

“Biometric Template Protection for Dynamic Time Warping-based User Authentication,” K. Inthavisas and D. Lopresti, Proceedings of the International Conference on Image Processing, Computer Vision, and Pattern Recognition (IPCV 2011), July 2011, Las Vegas, NV, pp. 303-309.

“Document Analysis Research in the Year 2021,” D. Lopresti and B. Lamiroy, in Modern Approaches in Applied Intelligence:  Proceedings of the Twenty-Fourth International Conference on Industrial, Engineering and Other Applications of Applied Intelligent Systems, June-July 2011, Syracuse, NY (invited paper), Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence Vol. 6703, Heidelberg:  Springer, pp. 264-274.

“Speech Biometric Mapping for Key Binding Cryptosystem,” K. Inthavisas and D. Lopresti, Biometric Technology for Human Identification VIII (SPIE Defense, Security, and Sensing), April 2011, Orlando, FL, pp. 80291P-1 - 80291P-12.  (PDF 195 kbytes)

“Characterizing Challenged Minnesota Ballots,” G. Nagy, D. Lopresti, E. H. Barney Smith, and Z. Wu, Document Recognition and Retrieval XVIII (IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging), January 2011, San Francisco, CA, pp. 787413-1 - 787413-10.

“Parameter Calibration for Synthesizing Realistic-Looking Variability in Offline Handwriting,” W. Cheng and D. Lopresti, Document Recognition and Retrieval XVIII (IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging), January 2011, San Francisco, CA, pp. 78740Y-1 - 78740Y-10.

“Using Perturbed Handwriting to Support Writer Identification in the Presence of Severe Data Constraints,” J. Chen, W. Cheng, and D. Lopresti, Document Recognition and Retrieval XVIII (IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging), January 2011, San Francisco, CA, pp. 78740G-1 - 78740G-8.

“Ruling Line Detection and Removal,” E. Kavallieratou, D. Lopresti, and J. Chen, Document Recognition and Retrieval XVIII (IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging), January 2011, San Francisco, CA, pp. 78740V-1 - 78740V-7.

“How Carefully Designed Open Resource Sharing Can Help and Expand Document Analysis Research,” B. Lamiroy, D. Lopresti, H. Korth and J. Heflin, Document Recognition and Retrieval XVIII (IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging), January 2011, San Francisco, CA, pp. 78740O-1 - 78740O-14.

“The Impact of Ruling Lines on Writer Identification,” J. Chen, D. Lopresti, and E. Kavallieratou, Twelfth International Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition, November 2010, Kolkata, India, pp. 439-444.

“A Platform for Storing, Visualizing, and Interpreting Collections of Noisy Documents,” B. Lamiroy and D. Lopresti, Fourth Workshop on Analytics for Noisy Unstructured Text Data, October 2010, Toronto, Canada, pp. 11-18.

“Ruling Line Removal in Handwritten Page Images,” D. Lopresti and E. Kavallieratou, Proceedings of the Twentieth International Conference on Pattern Recognition, August 2010, Istanbul, Turkey, pp. 2704-2707.

“Document Analysis Issues in Reading Optical Scan Ballots,” D. Lopresti, G. Nagy, and E. Barney Smith, Proceedings of the Ninth IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, June 2010, Boston, MA, pp. 105-112.  (DOI)

“On the Usability and Security of Pseudo-Signatures,” J. Chen and D. Lopresti, Proceedings of Document Recognition and Retrieval XVII (IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging), January 2010, San Jose, CA, pp. 7534-08.01-7534-08.10.

“Style-Based Ballot Mark Recognition,” P. Xiu, D. Lopresti, H. Baird, G. Nagy, and E. Barney Smith, Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, July 2009, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 216-220.  (Abstract)  (PDF 81 kbytes)

“Document Analysis Support for the Manual Auditing of Elections,” D. Lopresti, X. Zhou, X. Huang, G. Tan, Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, July 2009, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 733-737.  (Abstract)  (PDF 290 kbytes)

“Toward Resisting Forgery Attacks via Pseudo-Signatures,” J. Chen, D. Lopresti, and F. Monrose, Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, July 2009, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 51-55.  (Abstract)  (PDF 210 kbytes)

“Camera-based Ballot Counter,” G. Nagy, B. Clifford, A. Berg, G. Saunders, D. Lopresti, and E. Barney Smith, Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, July 2009, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 151-155.

“Document Photography in Vitro,” G. Nagy, B. Clifford, A. Berg, G. Saunders, E. Barney Smith, and D. Lopresti, Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Camera-Based Document Analysis and Recognition, July 2009, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 26-33.

“Tools for Monitoring, Visualizing, and Refining Collections of Noisy Documents,” D. Lopresti and G. Nagy, Proceedings of the Third Workshop on Analytics for Noisy Unstructured Text Data, July 2009, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 9-16.

“Interactive Polygons in Region-Based Deformable Contours for Medical Images,” Y. Zhu, T. Shen, D. Lopresti, and X. Huang, Proceedings of the Sixth IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging, June-July 2009, Boston, MA, pp. 37-40.

“A Classifier Ensemble based on Performance Level Estimation,” W. Wang, X. Huang, Y. Zhu, D. Lopresti, Z. Xue, R. Long, S. Antani, and G. Thoma, Proceedings of the Sixth IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging, June-July 2009, Boston, MA, pp. 342-345.

“Mark Detection from Scanned Ballots,” E. Barney Smith, D. Lopresti, and G. Nagy, Proceedings of Document Recognition and Retrieval XVI (IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging), January 2009, San Jose, CA, pages 7247-26.01-7247-26.10.

“Ballot Mark Detection,” E. Barney Smith, D. Lopresti, and G. Nagy, Proceedings of the Nineteenth International Conference on Pattern Recognition, December 2008, Tampa, FL, pages 4 (CD-ROM).

“Pseudo-Signatures as a Biometric,” J. Chen, D. Lopresti, L. Ballard, and F. Monrose, Proceedings of the Second IEEE International Conference on Biometrics:  Theory, Applications and Systems, September-October 2008, Arlington, VA, pages 6 (CD-ROM).

“A Document Analysis System for Supporting Electronic Voting Research,” D. Lopresti, G. Nagy, and E. Barney Smith, Proceedings of the Eighth IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, IEEE Computer Society Press, September 2008, Nara, Japan, pp. 167-174.

“Biometric Key Generation Using Pseudo-Signatures,” L. Ballard, J. Chen, D. Lopresti, and F. Monrose, Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition, August 2008, Montréal, Canada, pp. 646-651.

“Optical Character Recognition Errors and Their Effects on Natural Language Processing,” D. Lopresti, Proceedings of the ACM SIGIR Workshop on Analytics for Noisy Unstructured Text Data, July 2008, Singapore, pp. 9-16.

“Web-Based Multi-Observer Segmentation Evaluation Tool,” Y. Zhu, X. Huang, D. Lopresti, R. Long, S. Antani, Z. Xue, and G. Thoma, Proceedings of the Twenty-First IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems, June 2008,  Jyväskylä, Finland, pp. 167-169.

“Measuring the Impact of Character Recognition Errors on Downstream Text Analysis,” D. Lopresti, Proceedings of Document Recognition and Retrieval XV (IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging), January 2008, San Jose, CA, pages 6815.0G.01-6815.0G.11.  (PDF 239 kbytes)

“Evaluating Biometric Security: Understanding the Impact of Wolves in Sheep's Clothing,” D. Lopresti, F. Monrose, and L. Ballard, Proceedings of the First Korea-Japan Joint Workshop on Pattern Recognition, November 2006, Jeju, Korea, pp. 15-24 (invited keynote paper).

“Evaluating the Security of Handwriting Biometrics” (with L. Ballard and F. Monrose), Proceedings of the Tenth International Workshop on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition, October 2006, La Baule, France, pp. 461-466.

“Multi-Character Field Recognition for Arabic and Chinese Handwriting” (with George Nagy, Sharad Seth, and Xiaoli Zhang), Proceedings of the Summit on Arabic and Chinese Handwriting Recognition, September 2006, College Park, MD, pp. 93-100.

“Three Computationally Demanding Problems in Search of ASAP Solutions,” Proceedings of the Seventeenth IEEE International Conference on Application-specific Systems, Architectures and Processors, September 2006, Steamboat Springs, CO, pp. 214-222 (invited paper).

“A Maximum-Likelihood Approach to Symbolic Indirect Correlation” (with A. Joshi, G. Nagy, and S. Seth), Proceedings of the Eighteenth International Conference on Pattern Recognition, August 2006, Hong Kong, pp. 99-103.

“A Bioinformatics Approach to Identify Recoding Events of A-to-I RNA Editing” (with S. Maas, D. Drake, R. Kaushal, S. Hookway, W. Scheirer, M. Strohmaier, and C. Wojciechowski), Proceedings of the Computational Systems Bioinformatics Conference, August 2006, Palo Alto, CA, 5 pages (CD-ROM).

“Biometric Authentication Revisited: Understanding the Impact of Wolves in Sheep's Clothing” (with L. Ballard and F. Monrose), Proceedings of the Fifteenth USENIX Security Symposium, July-August 2006, Vancouver, BC, Canada, pp. 29-41.

“Interactive Document Processing and Digital Libraries” (with G. Nagy), Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Document Image Analysis for Libraries, April 2006, Lyon, France, pp. 2-11.

“Notes on Contemporary Table Recognition” (with D. W. Embley and G. Nagy), Proceedings of the Seventh IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, H. Bunke and A. L. Spitz, eds., Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2006, pp. 164-175.  (Abstract)  (PDF 549 kbytes)

“Match Graph Generation for Symbolic Indirect Correlation” (with G. Nagy and Ashutosh Joshi), Document Recognition and Retrieval XIII (IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging), January 2006, San Jose, CA.  (Abstract)  (PDF 334 kbytes)

“Mobile Interactive Support System for Time-Critical Document Exploitation” (with G. Nagy), Proceedings of the Symposium on Document Image Understanding Technology, November 2005, College Park, MD, pp. 111-119.  (Abstract)  (PDF 108 kbytes)

“The Effectiveness of Generative Attacks on an Online Handwriting Biometric” (with J. Raim), Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Audio- and Video-based Biometric Person Authentication, T. Kanade and A. K. Jain and N. K. Ratha, eds., Berlin:  Springer-Verlag, 2005, pp. 1090-1099.  (Abstract)  (PDF 254 kbytes)

“Leveraging the CAPTCHA Problem,” Proceedings of the Second International Workshop on Human Interactive Proofs, H. S. Baird and D. P. Lopresti, eds., Berlin:  Springer-Verlag, 2005, pp. 97-110. (Abstract)  (PDF 1,100 kbytes)

“Performance Evaluation for Text Processing of Noisy Inputs,” Proceedings of the 20th Annual ACM Symposium on Applied Computing (Document Engineering Track), March 2005, Santa Fe, NM, pp. 759-763.  (Abstract)  (PDF 83 kbytes)

“Information Leakage Through Document Redaction:  Attacks and Countermeasures” (with A. L. Spitz), Proceedings of Document Recognition and Retrieval XII (IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging), January 2005, San Jose, CA, pp. 183-190.  (Abstract)  (PDF 372 kbytes)

“Chipless ID for Paper Documents” (with G. Nagy), Proceedings of Document Recognition and Retrieval XII (IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging), January 2005, San Jose, CA, pp. 208-215. (Abstract)  (PDF 539 kbytes)

“Robust Document Image Understanding Technologies” (with H. Baird, B. Davison, and W. M. Pottenger), Proceedings of the First ACM Workshop on Hardcopy Document Processing (in association with Thirteenth Conference on Information and Knowledge Management), November 2004, Washington, DC, pp. 9-14.  (Abstract)  (PDF 56 kbytes)

“Quantifying Information Leakage in Document Redaction” (with A. L. Spitz), Proceedings of the First ACM Workshop on Hardcopy Document Processing (in association with Thirteenth Conference on Information and Knowledge Management), November 2004, Washington, DC, pp. 63-69.  (Abstract)  (PDF 525 kbytes)

“Document Analysis Systems for Digital Libraries:  Challenges and Opportunities” (with H. Baird and V. Govindaraju), Document Analysis Systems VI, S. Marinai and A. Dengel, eds., Berlin:  Springer-Verlag, 2004, pp. 1-16.

“A Nonparametric Classifier for Unsegmented Text” (with G. Nagy, A. Joshi, M. Krishnamoorthy, Y. Lin, S. Mehta, and S. Seth), Proceedings of Document Recognition and Retrieval XI (IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging), January 2004, Santa Jose, CA, pp. 102-108.

“Assuring High-Accuracy Document Understanding:  Retargeting, Scaling-up, and Adapting” (with H. Baird, K. Popat, T. Breuel, and P. Sarkar), Proceedings of the Symposium on Document Image Understanding Technology, April 2003, Greenbelt, MD, pp. 17-29.

“Summarizing Noisy Documents” (with H. Jing and C. Shih), Proceedings of the Symposium on Document Image Understanding Technology, April 2003, Greenbelt, MD, pp. 111-119.  (PDF 97 kbytes)

“Resource-Optimized Delivery of Web Images to Small-Screen Devices” (with Y. Wu), Proceedings of Document Recognition and Retrieval X (IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging), January 2003, Santa Clara, CA, pp. 144-156.  (PDF 1,176 kbytes)

“A Reverse Turing Test Using Speech” (with G. Kochanski and C. Shih), Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, September 2002, Denver, CO, pp. 1357-1360.  (PDF 85 kbytes)

“Towards Speech-Generated Cryptographic Keys on Resource-Constrained Devices” (with F. Monrose, M. Reiter, Q. Li, and C. Shih), Proceedings of the Eleventh USENIX Security Symposium, August 2002, San Francisco, CA, pp. 283-296.  (PDF 278 kbytes)

“Exploiting WWW Resources in Experimental Document Analysis Research,” Document Analysis Systems V, D. Lopresti, J. Hu, and R. Kashi, eds., Berlin:  Springer-Verlag, 2002, pp. 532-543.  (PDF 1,132 kbytes)

“Human Interactive Proofs for Spoken Language Interfaces” (with C. Shih and G. Kochanski), Proceedings of the Workshop on Human Interactive Proofs, January 2002, Palo Alto, CA, pp. 30-34.  (PDF 124 kbytes)

“Comparing Semi-Structured Documents via Graph Probing” (with G. Wilfong), Proceedings of the Seventh Workshop on Multimedia Information Systems, November 2001, Capri, Italy, pp. 41-50.  (PDF 293 kbytes)

“Evaluating Document Analysis Results via Graph Probing” (with G. Wilfong), Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, September 2001, Seattle, WA, pp. 116-120.  (PDF 462 kbytes)

“Why Table Ground-Truthing is Hard” (with J. Hu, R. Kashi, G. Nagy, and G. Wilfong), Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, September 2001, Seattle, WA, pp. 129-133.  (PDF 72 kbytes)

“Issues in Ground-Truthing Graphic Documents” (with G. Nagy), Proceedings of the Fourth IAPR International Workshop on Graphics Recognition, September 2001, Kingston, Ontario, Canada, pp. 59-72. (PDF 187 kbytes)

“A Text-to-Speech Platform for Variable Length Optimal Unit Searching Using Perceptual Cost Functions” (with M. Lee and J. P. Olive), Proceedings of the Fourth ISCA Workshop on Speech Synthesis, August-September 2001, Perthshire, Scotland, pp. 75-80.  (PDF 162 kbytes)

“Evaluating Document Analysis Results via Graph Probing” (with G. Wilfong), Proceedings of the Symposium on Document Image Understanding Technology, April 2001, Columbia, MD, pp. 201-210.  (PDF 235 kbytes)

“Table Structure Recognition and Its Evaluation” (with J. Hu, R. Kashi, and G. Wilfong), Proceedings of Document Recognition and Retrieval VIII (IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging), January 2001, San Jose, CA, pp. 44-55.  (PDF 207 kbytes)

“A System for Understanding and Reformulating Tables” (with J. Hu, R. Kashi, and G. Wilfong), Proceedings of the Fourth IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, December 2000, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, pp. 361-372.  (PDF 184 kbytes)

“Comparing the Utility of Optical Character Recognition and Character Shape Coding in Duplicate Document Detection” (with A. L. Spitz), Proceedings of the Fourth IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems, December 2000, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, pp. 439-450.  (PDF 198 kbytes)

“Cross-Domain Searching Using Handwritten Queries” (with G. Wilfong), Proceedings of the Seventh International Workshop on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition, September 2000, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 3-12.  (PDF 215 kbytes)

“A Comparison of Text-Based Methods for Detecting Duplicates in Document Image Databases,” Proceedings of Document Recognition and Retrieval VII (IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging), January 2000, San Jose, CA, pp. 210-221.  (PDF 1,065 kbytes)

“Medium-Independent Table Detection” (with J. Hu, R. Kashi, and G. Wilfong), Proceedings of Document Recognition and Retrieval VII (IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging), January 2000, San Jose, CA, pp. 291-302.  (PDF 301 kbytes)

“Automated Table Processing:  An (Opinionated) Survey” (with G. Nagy), Proceedings of the Third IAPR International Workshop on Graphics Recognition, September 1999, Jaipur, India, pp. 109-134.  (PDF 475 kbytes)

“Cross-Domain Approximate String Matching” (with G. Wilfong), Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on String Processing and Information Retrieval, September 1999, Cancún, Mexico, pp. 120-127.  (PDF 195 kbytes)

“Models and Algorithms for Duplicate Document Detection,” Proceedings of the Fifth International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, September 1999, Bangalore, India, pp. 297-300.  (PDF 236 kbytes)

“String Techniques for Duplicate Document Detection,” Proceedings of the Symposium on Document Image Understanding Technology, April 1999, Annapolis, MD, pp. 101-112.  (PDF 604 kbytes)

“Ink as Multimedia Data,” Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Information, Systems, Analysis and Synthesis, July 1998, Orlando, FL, pp. 122-128.  (PDF 247 kbytes)

“Finding Text in Color Images” (with J. Zhou and T. Tasdizen), Proceedings of Document Recognition V (IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging), February 1998, San Jose, CA, pp. 130-140.  (PDF 375 kbytes)

“A Feature-Based Approach for Image Retrieval by Sketch” (with Y. Chan, S. Y. Kung, and Z. Lei), Proceedings of the SPIE International Symposium on Voice, Video and Data Communications, November 1997, Dallas, TX, pp. 220-231.  (PDF 551 kbytes)

“Image Curvelet Feature Extraction and Matching” (with Z. Lei and Y. Chan), Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, October 1997, Santa Barbara, CA.  (PDF 663 kbytes)

“Extracting Text from WWW Images” (with J. Zhou), Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, August 1997, Ulm, Germany, pp. 248-252.  (PDF 355 kbytes)

“OCR for World Wide Web Images” (with J. Zhou and Z. Lei), Proceedings of the IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging, L. M. Vincent and J. J. Hull, eds., February 1997, San Jose, CA, pp. 58-66.  (PDF 150 kbytes)

“Algorithms for Matching Hand-Drawn Sketches” (with A. Tomkins and J. Zhou), Proceedings of the Fifth International Workshop on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition, September 1996, Colchester, England, pp. 233-238.  (PDF 199 kbytes)

“Robust Retrieval of Noisy Text,” Proceedings of the Third Forum on Research and Technology Advances in Digital Libraries, May 1996, Washington, DC, pp. 76-85.  (PDF 294 kbytes)

“Retrieval Strategies for Noisy Text” (with J. Zhou), Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Symposium on Document Analysis and Information Retrieval, April 1996, Las Vegas, NV, pp. 255-269.  (PDF 264 kbytes)

“Spatial Sampling Effects in Optical Character Recognition” (with G. Nagy, P. Sarkar, and J. Zhou), Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, August 1995, Montréal, Canada, pp. 309-314.  (PDF 166 kbytes)

“Block Edit Models for Approximate String Matching” (with A. Tomkins), Proceedings of the Second South American Workshop on String Processing, R. Baeza-Yates and U. Manber, eds., April 1995, Valparaíso, Chile, pp. 11-26.  (PDF 267 kbytes)

“Systematic Bias in OCR Experiments” (with A. Tomkins, J. Zhou, and J. Zhou), Proceedings of the IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging, L. M. Vincent and H. S. Baird, eds., February 1995, San Jose, CA, pp. 196-204.  (PDF 152 kbytes)

“Repeated Sampling to Improve Classifier Accuracy” (with J. Zhou), Proceedings of the IAPR Workshop on Machine Vision Applications, December 1994, Kawasaki, Japan, pp. 346-351.  (PDF 264 kbytes)

“The Effects of Document Image Defects on Line Drawing Analysis Algorithms” (with Y. Chang), Proceedings of the IAPR Workshop on Machine Vision Applications, December 1994, Kawasaki, Japan, pp. 522-527.  (PDF 307 kbytes)

“On the Searchability of Electronic Ink” (with A. Tomkins), Proceedings of the Fourth International Workshop on Frontiers of Handwriting Recognition, December 1994, Taipei, Taiwan, pp. 156-165.  (PDF 174 kbytes)

“Validation of Document Defect Models for Optical Character Recognition” (with Y. Li and A. Tomkins), Proceedings of the Third Annual Symposium on Document Analysis and Information Retrieval, April 1994, Las Vegas, NV, pp. 137-150.  (PDF 218 kbytes)

Issues in Automatic OCR Error Classification” (with J. Esakov, J. Sandberg, and J. Zhou, Proceedings of the Third Annual Symposium on Document Analysis and Information Retrieval, April 1994, Las Vegas, NV, pp. 401-412.  (PDF 1,881 kbytes)

Classification and Distribution of Optical Character Recognition Errors”(with  J. Esakov and J. Sandberg), Proceedings of the IS&T/SPIE International Symposium on Electronic Imaging, February 1994, San Jose, CA, vol. 2181, pp. 204-216.  (PDF 1,872 kbytes)

“Approximate Matching of Hand-Drawn Pictograms” (with A. Tomkins), Proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition, May 1993, Buffalo, NY, pp. 102-111.  (PDF 98 kbytes)

“Pictographic Naming” (with A. Tomkins), Adjunct Proceedings of the 1993 Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (INTERCHI’93), April 1993, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, pp. 77-78.  (PDF 33 kbytes)

“Rapid Implementation of a Genetic Sequence Comparator Using Field-Programmable Logic Arrays,” Advanced Research in VLSI: Proceedings of the 1991 University of Santa Cruz Conference,  C. H. Sequin, ed., Cambridge:  MIT Press, 1991, pp. 138-152 (invited paper).  (PDF 2,428 kbytes)

“B-SYS:  A 470 Processor Programmable Systolic Array” (with R. Hughey), International Conference on Parallel Processing, August 1991, pp. 580-583.  (PDF 204 kbytes)

“A Systolic Array for Rapid String Comparison” (with R. J. Lipton), 1985 Chapel Hill Conference on Very Large Scale Integration, H. Fuchs, ed., Rockville, MD:  Computer Science Press, 1985, pp. 363-376.  (PDF 1,301 kbytes)



Book Chapters
(Partial listing, see my Vita for a more detailed list.)
“The Role of Document Image Analysis in Trustworthy Elections,” G. Nagy and D. Lopresti, invited chapter in Advances in Digital Document Processing and Retrieval, B. B. Chaudhuri and S. K. Parui, eds., special volume commemorating the Platinum Jubilee of the Indian Statistical Institute, Singapore:  World Scientific, 2013, pp. 51-81.

“Multi-character Field Recognition for Arabic and Chinese Handwriting,” D. Lopresti, G. Nagy, S. Seth, and X. Zhang, Arabic and Chinese Handwriting Recognition, D. Doermann and S. Jaeger, eds., Springer-Verlag, 2008, pp. 218-230.

“Applications of Graph Probing to Web Document Analysis” (with G. Wilfong), Web Document Analysis:  Challenges and Opportunities, A. Antonacopoulos and J. Hu, eds., Singapore:  World Scientific, 2003, pp. 19-38.

“Exploiting WWW Resources in Experimental Document Analysis Research,” Web Document Analysis:  Challenges and Opportunities, A. Antonacopoulos and J. Hu, eds., Singapore:  World Scientific, 2003, pp. 273-292.

“A Tabular Survey of Automated Table Processing” (with G. Nagy), Graphics Recognition:  Recent Advances, A. K. Chhabra and D. Dori, eds., Berlin:  Springer-Verlag, 2000, pp. 93-120.  (PDF 818 kbytes)

“Online Handwriting Recognition” (with R. Plamondon, L. Schomaker, and R. Srihari), Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, vol. 15, 1999, pp. 123-146.  (PDF 4,831 kbytes)

“Algorithms for Matching Hand-Drawn Sketches” (with A. Tomkins and J. Zhou), Progress in Handwriting Recognition, A. C. Downton and S. Impedovo, eds., Singapore:  World Scientific, 1997, pp. 549-556.  (PDF 213 kbytes)

“Temporal-Domain Matching of Hand-Drawn Pictorial Queries” (with A. Tomkins), Handwriting and Drawing Research:  Basic and Applied Issues, M. L. Simner, C. G. Leedham, and A. J. W. M. Thomassen, eds., Amsterdam:  IOS Press, 1996, pp. 387-401.  (PDF 307 kbytes)

“Ink as a First-Class Datatype in Multimedia Databases” (with W. G. Aref and D. Barbará), Multimedia Databases:  Issues and Research Directions, S. Jajodia and V. S. Subrahmanian, eds., Berlin:  Springer-Verlag, 1996, pp. 113-163.  (PDF 527 kbytes)

“Using Consensus Sequence Voting to Correct OCR Errors” (with J. Zhou), Document Analysis Systems, A. L. Spitz and A. Dengel, eds., Singapore:  World Scientific, 1995, pp. 157-168.  (PDF 236 kbytes)

“Computing in the Ink Domain” (with A. Tomkins), Advances in Human Factors/Ergonomics:  Symbiosis of Human and Artifact, vol. 20A, Y. Anzai, K. Ogawa, and H. Mori, eds., Amsterdam:  Elsevier, 1995, pp. 543-548.  (PDF 152 kbytes)

“FPGA Implementation of Systolic Sequence Alignment” (with D. Hoang), in Field-Programmable Gate Arrays: Architectures and Tools for Rapid Prototyping, H. Grunbacher and R. W. Hartenstein, eds., Berlin:  Springer-Verlag, 1992, pp. 183-191.  (PDF 71 kbytes)


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