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The goal of the competition is to extract the textual content from document images which are captured by mobile phones. The images are taken under varying conditions to provide a challenging input. Please refer to The Dataset page for more detail information.

The registration to the competition will remain open from 10th of January 2015 until the release of the test dataset (
23rd March 2015).

We will release a sample dataset on the 1st of February 2015. The sample dataset will contain 3630 mobile-phone-captured images from 20 documents, along with their ground truth. The participants are free to use it for training, testing or any other purpose related to the competition.

The test dataset containing 8470 images will be released on the 23rd of March 2015. The participants will have 1 week to run their methods on the test dataset and submit their results along with a description of their method. The deadline for the latter will be 1st of April 2015.

SmartDoc - dataset capture

Sample mobile-captured document images