ICDAR 2019 Competition on Image Retrieval for Historical Handwritten Documents Dataset (HisIR19)

Research Tasks

Image Retrieval in Historical Documents

2020-01-06 (v. 1)

Contact author

Vincent Christlein

Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

vincent.christlein@fau.de

+49 9131 85 20281

+49 9131 85 27270

Description

This competition investigates the performance of large-scale retrieval of historical document images based on writing style.

The task is to give a ranking of the test dataset for each query image.

Please see the following publication for more details:

V. Christlein, A. Nicolaou, M. Seuret, D. Stutzmann, A. Maier: "ICDAR 2019 Competition on Image Retrieval for Historical Handwritten Documents", in 15th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, 2019, Sydney, Australia

Protocol

Leave-one-image-out cross-validation of the test set. Evaluated using mean average precision (mAP).

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