Braille Dataset - Shiraz University

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Created: 2010-07-07
Last updated: 2012-11-06

Contact Author

Seyed Mahmoud Famouri (,
Department of Computer Science and Engineering, 
Shiraz University

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Braille, Modelling, Pattern Recognition, Parameter Selection, Classification, HMM, Expectation Maximization


Sample part of a Braille document from the dataset

This dataset comprises 62 Braille documents with -25 to 25 degree of rotation(-25, -15, 0 , 15, 25) with different page scales. The documents are scanned by HP G4010 scanner with resolution 72 dpi and the rotation of documents is done by software.


  1. M. Yousefi, M. Famouri, B. Nasihatkon, Z. Azimifar, P. Fieguth, "A robust probabilistic Braille recognition system", International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition, September 2012, Volume 15, Issue 3, pp 253-266

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