15 December 2003 The impact of running headers and footers on proximity searching
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Hundreds of experiments over the last decade on the retrieval of OCR documents performed by the Information Science Research Institute have shown that OCR errors do not significantly affect retrievability. We extend those results to show that in the case of proximity searching, the removal of running headers and footers from OCR text will not improve retrievability for such searches.
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Kazem Taghva, Julie Borsack, Tom Nartker, Jeffrey Coombs, Ron Young, "The impact of running headers and footers on proximity searching", Proc. SPIE 5296, Document Recognition and Retrieval XI, (15 December 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.524820; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.524820
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