department of informatics

Kai Chen

Function

Research projects involved in

  • DIVADIA : Historical Document Image Layout Ground-Truthing Framework
  • HisDoc:     Historical Document Image Recognition, Analysis, and Retrieve
  • FPID :        Fribourg Product Image Dataset

Software

  • DIVADIA: Historical Document Layout Ground-Truthing Tool

Google scholar

CV

Publications

2016

Kai Chen, Mathias Seuret, Marcus Liwicki, Jean Hennebert, Cheng-Lin Liu, and Rolf Ingold, "Page Segmentation for Historical Document Images using Conditional Random Fields", 15th International Conderence on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (ICFHR), pp. 90-95, 2016.

Kai Chen, Cheng-Lin Liu, Mathias Seuret, Marcus Liwicki, Jean Hennebert, and Rolf Ingold, "Page Segmentation for Historical Document Images Based on Superpixel Classification with Unsupervised Feature Learning", 12th IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis System (DAS), pp. 299-304, 2016.

2015

Kai Chen, Mathias Seuret, Marcus Liwicki, Jean Hennebert, and Rolf Ingold, "Page Segmentation of Historical Document Images with Convolutional Autoencoders",13th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR), pp. 1011-1015, 2015. (Oral)

Kai Chen, Mathias Seuret, Hao Wei, Marcus Liwicki, Jean Hennebert, and Rolf Ingold, "Ground truth model, tool, and dataset for layout analysis of historical documents", Proc. SPIE 9402, Document Recognition and Retrieval XXII, 940204 (February 8, 2015); doi:10.1117/12.2075858. (Oral)

Mathias Seuret, Kai Chen, Nicole Eichenberger, Marcus Liwicki, and Rolf Ingold, "Gradient-domain Degradations for Improving Historical Documents Images Layout Analysis",13th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR), pp. 1006-1010, 2015. (Oral)

Hao Wei, Kai Chen, Mathias Seuret, Marcel Würsch, Marcus Liwicki, and Rolf Ingold, "DIVADIAWI-A Web-based Interface for Semi-automatic Labeling of Historical Document Images", Digital Humanities, 2015.

Hao Wei, Mathias Seuret Kai Chen, Andreas Fischer, Marcus Liwicki, and Rolf Ingold, "Selecting Autoencoder Features for Layout Analysis of Historical Documents", 3rd International Workshop on Historical Document Imaging and Processing (HIP), pp. 55-62, 2015.

2014

Kai Chen, Hao Wei, Marcus Liwicki, Jean Hennebert, and Rolf Ingold, "Robust Text Line Segmentation for Historical Manuscript Images using Color and Texture", 22nd International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), pp. 2978-2983, 2014.

Kai Chen, Hao Wei, Jean Hennebert, Rolf Ingold, and Marcus Liwicki, "Page Segmentation for Historical Handwritten Document Images Using Color and Texture Features", 14th International Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (ICFHR), pp. 488-493, 2014.

Kai Chen and Jean Hennebert, "Content-Based Image Retrieval with LIRe and SURF on a Smartphone-Based Product Image Database", 6th Mexican Conference on Pattern Recognition (MCPR), Lecture Notes in Computer Science series, vol. 8495, pp. 232-241, 2014.

Hao Wei, Kai Chen, Rolf Ingold, and Marcus Liwicki, "Hybrid Feature Selection for Historical Document Layout Analysis", 14th International Conference on Frontiers in Handwriting Recognition (ICFHR), pp. 87-92, 2014.

Hao Wei, Kai Chen, Rolf Ingold, and Marcus Liwicki, "Investigation of Feature Selection for Historical Document Layout Analysis", 4th International Conference on Image Processing Theory, Tools and Applications (IPTA), pp. 1-6, 2014.

Nicole Eichenberger, Angelika Garz, Kai Chen, Hao Wei, Rolf Ingold, and Marcus Liwicki. "DivaDesk: A Holistic Digital Workspace for Analyzing Historical Document Images", Manuscript Cultures 7, Natural Sciences and Technology in Manuscript Studies Proceedings of the Conference on Natural Sciences and Technology in Manuscript Analysis,2014.

2013

Kai Chen, "Diva-DIA — A Historical Document Image Analysis Framework”, International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, Doctoral Consortium (ICDAR DC), 2013.

Kai Chen, Angelika Garz,  Hao Wei, Marcus Liwicki, and Rolf Ingold. "DIVADIA - a semi-automatic toolkit for labeling historical document image", International Conference on Nature Sciences and Technology in Manuscript Analysis, 2013.

Kai Chen and Jean Hennebert, "The Fribourg Product Image Database for Product Identification Tasks", The 1st IIAE International Conference on Intelligent Systems and Image Processing (IEEE/IIAE ICISIP), pp. 162-169, 2013. (Best Student Paper Award)

Technique reports

Kai Chen and Jean Hennebert, "The Fribourg Product Image Database", Internal working paper no 12-01, February 2012.
 

 

Contact

Kai Chen
Department of Informatics
Boulevard de Pérolles 90
1700 Fribourg
Switzerland

office: Pérolles-2, B440
phone: +41 26 300 84 61
e-mail: kai.chen(at)unifr.ch