Stauffer, Michael, Fischer, Andreas, and Riesen, Kaspar
Image analysis, Document imaging systems, and Pattern recognition systems
Keyword Spotting (KWS) has been proposed as a flexible and more error-tolerant alternative to full transcriptions. In most cases, it allows to retrieve arbitrary query words in handwritten historical document.This comprehensive compendium gives a self-contained preamble and visually attractive description to the field of graph-based KWS. The volume highlights a profound insight into each step of the whole KWS pipeline, viz. image preprocessing, graph representation and graph matching.Written by two world-renowned co-authors, this unique title combines two very current research fields of graph-based pattern recognition and document analysis. The book serves as an attractive teaching material for graduate students, as well as a useful reference text for professionals, academics and researchers.
ProQuest LLC, Ed.D. Dissertation, Delaware Valley University. 160 pp.
Correlation, Family Influence, Rural Schools, High School Students, Grade 12, Intelligence, Resilience (Psychology), Academic Aspiration, College Attendance, Student Attitudes, Career Choice, Decision Making, Parent Participation, Clubs, Teacher Student Relationship, School Activities, Personality Traits, and Pennsylvania
This mixed-method double-blind study was designed to examine the relationship and impact of mindset, grit, and the influence of family members in the postsecondary goal selection process of students in one rural high school in Berks County, Pennsylvania. The population for this study consisted of twelfth grade students (N = 135). The study was designed in two parts to collect both quantitative and qualitative data. The quantitative data was collected from a sample size of (n = 85) by combining a brief background information questionnaire, The Revised Implicit Theories of Intelligence ("Self-Theory") Scale, and the Short Grit (Grit-S) Scale into one data collection instrument. The qualitative data was collected via three focus groups and consisted of a representative sample (n = 17) of the senior class to the extent possible. The quantitative portion of the study revealed no significant relationship between mindset, grit, and student's postsecondary goals. However, the focus groups revealed students do not fully understand the influences that shape their postsecondary career decisions. It was evident through the findings, student career decisions are impacted by memorable experiences with a family member or from involvement in school activities, courses, clubs, or interactions with teachers throughout their high school education. [The dissertation citations contained here are published with the permission of ProQuest LLC. Further reproduction is prohibited without permission. Copies of dissertations may be obtained by Telephone (800) 1-800-521-0600. Web page: http://www.proquest.com/en-US/products/dissertations/individuals.shtml.]