A Benchmark Dataset for Manipuri Meetei-Mayek Handwritten Character Recognition

2019-09-28T06:42:18Z (GMT) by Pangambam Singh
A benchmark dataset is always required for any machine learning based classification or recognition system. To the best of our knowledge, no benchmark dataset exists for handwritten character recognition of Manipuri Meetei-Mayek script in public domain so far. In this work, we introduce a handwritten Manipuri Meetei-Mayek script dataset consiting of more than 5000 data samples which were collected from a diverse population group among three different districts of Manipur, India during March and April 2019. The whole dataset is divided into five categories: 1. Mapi Mayek 2. Lonsum Mayek 3. Cheitap Mayek 4. Cheising Mayek 5. Khutam Mayek. This dataset consists of scanned images of handwritten Manipuri Meetei-Mayek characters in .JPG format as well as in .MAT format.