Author: Vincent Christlein

You think handwriting is unique and cannot be imitated? We show the contrary in our work. To the best of our knowledge, it is the first paper that synthesizes realistic Western cursive handwriting by mimicking the actual temporal writing process. Our method works nearly fully automatic, e.g. no manual cutting out of characters, and is able to render full lines instead of glyphs/words as in other works.

For this year's ICFHR'20, we organize a large-scale image retrieval competition. The task is to find fragments of the same image/from the same writer given a query fragment. To train your system, we created a 100k large training set of fragments. This competition is co-organized by the IRHT/CNRS. F...