Decoding bar codes from human-readable characters

Publication details

  • Journal: Pattern Recognition Letters, vol. 18, p. 1519–1527–9, Thursday 1. January 1998
  • Publisher: Elsevier
  • International Standard Numbers:
    • Printed: 0167-8655
    • Electronic: 1872-7344

In this study we have decoded bar codes by recognizing the human-readable characters of the interpretation line printed below the bar pattern. Using this approach, we were able to successfully decode bar codes with a resolution of 0.8 pixels per module.