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Boxed Forms

By constraining the position, orientation and size of the handwritten input, the system can force a reduced variability of input, and can make rigid use of context, e.g. by only considering digits in the recognition process if an ``amounts'' field must be filled in. Often even handwriting style is prescribed. Mostly, but no exclusively, isolated handprint characters and block print capitals are allowed with current recognition technology.

Esprit Project 8579/MIAMI (Schomaker et al., '95)
Thu May 18 16:00:17 MET DST 1995