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Python Data Analytics: Data Analysis and Science Using Pandas, matplotlib, and the Python Programming Language by Fabio Nelli

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CHAPTER 11

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Recognizing Handwritten Digits

So far you have seen how to apply the techniques of data analysis to Pandas dataframes containing numbers or strings. Indeed, the data analysis is not limited to this, but also images and sounds can be analyzed and classified.

In this short but no-less-important chapter you’ll face handwriting recognition, especially about the digits.

Handwriting Recognition

The recognition of handwritten text is a problem that can be traced back to the first automatic machines that had the need to recognize individual characters among the handwritten documents. You can think, for example, of the ZIP code on the letters ...

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