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Christian Clausner

Christian Clausner

Room 249, Newton Building

E-mail: C.Clausner (append "@primaresearch.org")

University of Salford
School of Computing, Science & Engineering
Salford
Greater Manchester, M5 4WT
United Kingdom

Tel: Tel: +44-(0)161-295 6749


Christian Clausner is a Research Fellow at the Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (PRImA) research lab which is part of the School of Computing, Science and Engineering at the University of Salford, UK. He joined the research group in 2009. His main responsibilities are software engineering as well as general research, including publications. He has a master’s degree in computer science. Since 2013 he also works part-time on a PhD degree.


Research interest and software development skills

  • Document Analysis
  • Pattern Recognition
  • Image Processing
  • Digitisation
  • Optical Character Recognition
  • Performance Evaluation
  • Scientific Workflows
  • C++ and Java development
  • User interface design
  • Web application development
  • Web services
  • Mobile app development


Publications for Christian Clausner

Refereed Papers

2017

Effective Geometric Restoration of Distorted Historical Document for Large-Scale Digitization

P. Yang, A. Antonacopoulos, C. Clausner, S. Pletschacher, J. Qi

IET Image Processing


ICDAR2017 Competition on Recognition of Early Indian Printed Documents – REID2017

C. Clausner, A. Antonacopoulos, T. Derrick, S. Pletschacher

Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR2017), Kyoto, Japan, November 2017, pp. 1411-1416

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ICDAR2017 Competition on Recognition of Documents with Complex Layouts – RDCL2017

C. Clausner, A. Antonacopoulos, S. Pletschacher

Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR2017), Kyoto, Japan, November 2017, pp. 1404-1410

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Creating a Complete Workflow for Digitising Historical Census Documents: Considerations and Evaluation

C. Clausner, J. Hayes, A. Antonacopoulos, S. Pletschacher

Proceedings of the 2017 Workshop on Historical Document Imaging and Processing (HIP2017), Kyoto, Japan, November 2017, pp. 83-88

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Unearthing the Recent Past: Digitising and Understanding Statistical Information from Census Tables

C. Clausner, J. Hayes, A. Antonacopoulos, S. Pletschacher

Proceedings of Second International Conference on Digital Access to Textual Cultural Heritage (DATeCH 2017), Goettingen, Germany, 01 - 02 June 2017

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2016

Quality Prediction System for Large-Scale Digitisation Workflows

C. Clausner, S. Pletschacher, A. Antonacopoulos

Proceedings of the 12th IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems (DAS2016), Santorini, Greece, April 11-14, 2016

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2015

The ENP Image and Ground Truth Dataset of Historical Newspapers

C. Clausner, C. Papadopoulos, S. Pletschacher, A. Antonacopoulos

Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR2015), Nancy, France, August 2015, pp. 931-935

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ICDAR2015 Competition on Recognition of Documents with Complex Layouts – RDCL2015

A. Antonacopoulos, C. Clausner, C. Papadopoulos, S. Pletschacher

Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR2015), Nancy, France, August 2015, pp. 1151-1155

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Europeana Newspapers OCR Workflow Evaluation

S. Pletschacher, C. Clausner, A. Antonacopoulos

Proceedings of the 2015 Workshop on Historical Document Imaging and Processing (HIP2015), Nancy, France, August 2015, pp. 39-46

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2014

Document Representation Refinement for Precise Region Description

C. Clausner, S. Pletschacher, A. Antonacopoulos

Proceedings of the First International Conference on Digital Access to Textual Cultural Heritage (DATeCH2014), Madrid, Spain, May 2014, pp. 9-13

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Efficient OCR Training Data Generation with Aletheia

C. Clausner, S. Pletschacher, A. Antonacopoulos

Short Paper Booklet of the 11th International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR) Workshop on Document Analysis Systems (DAS2014), Tours, France, April 2014, pp. 19-20

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2013

The Significance of Reading Order in Document Recognition and its Evaluation

C. Clausner, S. Pletschacher, A. Antonacopoulos

Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR2013), Washington DC, USA, August 2013, pp. 688-692

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ICDAR2013 Competition on Historical Newspaper Layout Analysis – HNLA2013

A. Antonacopoulos, C. Clausner, C. Papadopoulos, S. Pletschacher

Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR2013), Washington DC, USA, August 2013, pp. 1486-1490

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ICDAR2013 Competition on Historical Book Recognition – HBR2013

A. Antonacopoulos, C. Clausner, C. Papadopoulos, S. Pletschacher

Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR2013), Washington DC, USA, August 2013, pp. 1491-1495

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The IMPACT Dataset of Historical Document Images

C. Papadopoulos, S. Pletschacher, C. Clausner, A. Antonacopoulos

Proceedings of the 2013 Workshop on Historical Document Imaging and Processing (HIP2013), Washington DC, USA, August 2013, pp. 123-130

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2012

A robust hybrid approach for text line segmentation in historical documents

C. Clausner, A. Antonacopoulos, S. Pletschacher

Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR2012), Tsukuba, Japan, November 11-15, 2012, IEEE-CS Press, pp. 335-338

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2011

Scenario Driven In-Depth Performance Evaluation of Document Layout Analysis Methods

C. Clausner, S. Pletschacher, A. Antonacopoulos

Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR2011), Beijing, China, September 2011, pp. 1404-1408

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Aletheia - An Advanced Document Layout and Text Ground-Truthing System for Production Environments

C. Clausner, S. Pletschacher, A. Antonacopoulos

Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR2011), Beijing, China, September 2011, pp. 48-52

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Historical Document Layout Analysis Competition

A. Antonacopoulos, C. Clausner, C. Papadopoulos, S. Pletschacher

Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition (ICDAR2011), Beijing, China, September 2011, pp. 1516-1520

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Grid-Based Modelling and Correction of Arbitrarily Warped Historical Document Images for Large-Scale Digitisation

P. Yang, A. Antonacopoulos, C. Clausner, S. Pletschacher

Proceedings of the 2011 Workshop on Historical Document Imaging and Processing (HIP2011), Beijing, China, September 2011, pp. 106-111

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