DocCreator

Create Synthetic Ground Truth Document Images

A multi-platform and open-source software able to create synthetic image documents with ground truth

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When performance evaluation and training tasks become easier

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    Data Augmentation

    Add bleed-through, ink , adaptive blur, holes and other defects on your document images and use them for performance evaluation or retraining

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    Synthetic document images

    Create virtually unlimited amounts of different ground-truthed synthetic document images based on a small number of real images.

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    Easy generation system

    Use the user interface or create your own C++ code to create synthetic data.

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Journet Nicholas, Visani Muriel, Mansencal Boris, Van-Cuong Kieu, Billy Antoine
DocCreator: A New Software for Creating Synthetic Ground-Truthed Document Images.
J. Imaging 2017, 3, 62.

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Data Augmentation

Physical degradation due to ageing, storage conditions or poor quality of printing materials may be present on documents. DocCreator currently proposes seven degradation models : bleed-through, ink degradation, adaptive blur, holes, paper deformation, ...

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Synthetic document images

With DocCreator create synthetic documents and corresponding XML ground truth that mimic real ones. Images created with DocCreator have already been used in many DIAR contexts: text/background/image pixel classification; staff removal; and handwritten character recognition. See the list of scientific publications where DocCreactor has been used.

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Each database contains images and XML ground truth created with DocCreator. All the images and XML ground truth are copyright free.

William Shakespeare Sonnet

(6.000 images)

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Jules Vernes

(25 images)

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Montaigne

(23 images)

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Handwritten

(11 images)

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