Eng. Mihnea Horia Vrejoiu
National Institute for Research and Development in Informatics, ICI Bucharest
Abstract: Without aiming to be an exhaustive monography in the domain, this paper presents in a synthetical manner the results of the analysis of some of the most representatives LPR / ANPR products on the market nowadays. While trying to keep an as high as possible objectivity, 17 case studies are reviewed concerning as many producers, presenting aspects related to the functional and technical characteristics, and also the applicability area, specific requirements and constraints – where it is the case – for their products (product families), as they are stated by the respective manufacturers themselves. The paper ends with some conclusions and a list of references.
Keywords: Machine Vision, License Plate Recognition (LPR), Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR), Image Processing, Image Analysis,
Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
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Mihnea Horia Vrejoiu, Automatic License / Number Plate Recognition – LPR / ANPR – based systems. A synthetic analysis of some
ANPR products, Romanian Journal of Information Technology and Automatic Control, ISSN 1220-1758, vol. 20(1), pp. 55-74, 2010.