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The ICDAR 2021 Time-Quality Binarization Competition assessed the performance of 12 new and 49 other previously published binarization algorithms for scanned document images. Four test sets of “real-world” documents with different features were used. For each test set, the top twenty algorithms in the quality of the resulting two-tone images had their average processing time presented, yielding an account of their time complexity.


ICDAR 2021: Document Analysis and Recognition is volume 12824 of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series.

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