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

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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