Synthetic Data for Text Localisation in Natural Images
Ankush Gupta and Andrea Vedaldi and Andrew Zisserman

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@inproceedings{gupta16,
author= {Ankush Gupta and Andrea Vedaldi and Andrew Zisserman},
title= {Synthetic Data for Text Localisation in Natural Images},
booktitle= {IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition},
year= {2016},
abstract= {This is a synthetically generated dataset, in which word instances are placed in natural scene images, while taking into account the scene layout.

The dataset consists of *800 thousand* images with approximately *8 million* synthetic word instances. Each text instance is annotated with its text-string, word-level and character-level bounding-boxes.},
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