Author ORCID Identifier

http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7491-9683

Year of Publication

2016

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Document Type

Doctoral Dissertation

College

Engineering

Department/School/Program

Computer Science

First Advisor

Dr. Raphael Finkel

Abstract

This dissertation investigates how to build an optical character recognition engine (OCR) for a graphical processing unit (GPU). I introduce basic concepts for both building an OCR engine and for programming on the GPU. I then describe the SegRec algorithm in detail and discuss my findings.

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

https://doi.org/10.13023/ETD.2016.506

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