Map generation device



(57)【要約】 【目的】 所定の用紙に手書きで書いた住所を認識し、 その住所周辺の目印となる選択された情報を基に略地図 を作成することで、オペレータの操作性の向上ととも に、地図作成の処理時間を短縮し、また見やすい地図を 作成する。 【構成】 所定の用紙に住所を手書きした原稿を光学的 に読み取り、読み取った画像から文字領域を切り出し、 さらに切り出した文字領域の画像より文字を認識する手 段;地図作成情報を記憶したデータベース;文字認識手 段が認識した文字が示す住所地の地図作成情報を検索す る検索手段;検索手段が検索した地図作成情報より住所 地,道路および道路に隣接する目標物を選択する地図情 報選択手段;および、選択された住所地,道路および目 標物を表わす略地図を作成する地図作成手段;を備え る。
PURPOSE: To improve the operator's operability, to shorten the processing time for map generation, and to generate an easy-to-see map by recognizing an address handwritten on a specific form and generating an outline map according to selected information as marks at the periphery of the address. CONSTITUTION: This map generation device is equipped with means 3 and 4 which optically reads the document having the address handwritten on the specific form, cuts a character area from the read image, and recognizes characters from the image of the cut character area, a data base 6 stored with map generation information, a retrieval means 5 which retrieves map generation information on the address indicated with the characters recognized by the recognizing means 3 and 4, map information selecting means 7 and 8 which selects the address, roads, and sign bodies adjacent to the roads, and map generating means 7 and 8 which generates the outline map showing the selected address, roads, and sign bodies. COPYRIGHT: (C)1993,JPO&Japio




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