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OIAHCR: Online Isolated Arabic Handwritten Character Recognition Using Neural Network

In this paper, an online isolated Arabic handwritten character recognition system is introduced. The system can be adapted to achieve the demands of hand$held and dig ital tablet applications. To achieve this goal, despite of single neural networks, four neural networks are used, one for ea ch cluster of characters. Feed forward back propaga tion neural networks are used in classification process. This approach i s employed as classifiers due to the low computatio n overhead during training and recall process. The system recognizes on$line isolated Arabic character and achieves an a ccuracy rate 9 ٥.7% from untrained writers and 99.1% for trained writer s.

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