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Scholarly Works

Richard Zanibbi
Associate Professor

2014 Submissions

Book Chapter

Zanibbi, R and Dorothea Blostein. "Processing Mathematical Notation." Handbook of Document Image Processing and Recognition. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag, 2014. Print. *

Blostein, Dorothea and Richard Zanibbi. "Processing Mathematical Notation." Handbook of Document Image Processing and Recognition. Ed. David Doermann and Karl Tombre. London, UK: Springer-Verlag, 2014. 679-702. Print. ∆

Published Conference Proceedings

Pattaniyil, Nidhin and Richard Zanibbi. "Combining TF-IDF Text Retrieval with an Inverted Index over Symbol Pairs in Math Expressions: The Tangent Math Search Engine at NTCIR 2014." Proceedings of the Proc. 11th NII Testbeds and Community for Information access Research (NTCIR), Dec. 2014, Tokyo. Ed. Noriko Kando, Hideo Joho, and Kazuaki Kishida. Tokyo, Japan: n.p., 2014. Web. *

Davila, Kenny M., Stephanie Ludi, and Richard Zanibbi. "Using Off-line Features and Synthetic data for On-line Handwritten Math Symbol Recognition." Proceedings of the International Conference on the Frontiers of Handwriting Recognition (ICHFR), Sept. 2014, Crete, Greece). Ed. Josep Llados, R. Manmatha, and Chew Lim Tan. New York, USA: n.p., 2014. Print. *

Mouchere, Harold, et al. "ICFHR 2014 Competition on Recognition of On-line Handwritten Mathematical Expressions (CROHME 2014)." Proceedings of the International Conference on the Frontiers of Handwriting Recognition (ICFHR), Sept. 2014, Crete, Greece. Ed. Josep Llados, R. Manmatha, and Chew Lim Tan. New York, USA: IEEE, 2014. Print. £

Reichenbach, Matthias, Anurag Agarwal, and Richard Zanibbi. "Rendering Expressions to Improve Accuracy of Relevance Assessment for Math Search." Proceedings of the ACM SIGIR (July 2014, Gold Coast, Australia). Ed. Peter Bruza, Charles L.A. Clarke, and Kal Järvelin. New York, USA: ACM, 2014. Print. «

Wangari, Keita, Richard Zanibbi, and Anurag Agarwal. "Discovering Real-World Use Cases for a Multimodal Math Search Interface." Proceedings of the ACM SIGIR (July 2014, Gold Coast, Australia). Ed. Peter Bruza, Charles L.A. Clarke, and Kal Järvelin. New York, USA: ACM, 2014. Print. «

External Scholarly Fellowships

6/15/2014 - 7/5/2014
     University of Nantes, France (Travel Expenses for Visiting Research Professor Appointment)
     Amount: 0

10/1/2014 - 10/30/2014
     University of Waterloo Canada (Travel Expenses for Visiting Research Professor Appointment)
     Amount: 0

Invited Presentations/Keynotes

Zanibbi, Richard. "Creating User-Friendly Math Search Engines." University of Waterloo HCI Seminar Series. University of Waterloo, Canada. Waterloo, ON. 26 Sep. 2014. Guest Lecture.

Zanibbi, Richard. "Creating User-Friendly Math Search Engines." Image and Document Processing: Recognition and Interaction Seminar. IUT Nantes (Univ. Nantes). Nantes, France. 30 Jun. 2014. Guest Lecture.

Judged National/International Competition Award Winner

Pattaniyil, Nidhin, David Stalnaker, and Richard Zanibbi. NTCIR-11 Math-2 Math Search Task/Competition. Highest Precision@5 Search Result Ranking; Best Formula Retrieval (1st round). Tokyo, Japan, 2014.

Published Game, Application or Software

Stalnaker, David and Nidhin Pattaniyil. Tangent Math Search Engine (versions 0.1 and 0.2). Software. (DPRL Lab: Open Source). 2014.

Pospesel, Richard, et al. DPRL Lab CROHME Handwritten Math Competition Entires, 2011-2014. Software. (DPRL Lab: Open Source). 2014.

Hu, Lei and Richard Zanibbi. HMM-based Handwritten Math Symbol Recognizer. Software. (DPRL Lab: Open Source). 2014.

Davila, Kenny. Offline Featured-Based Classifier (SVM/Random Forest) for Handwritten Math Symbols. Software. (DPRL Lab: Open Source). 2014.

Zhu, Siyu and Lei Hu. Image-based Classifier for Typeset Math Symbols. Software. (DPRL Lab: Open Source). 2014.

Pospesel, Richard, et al. MIN (Multimodal Math Search Interface). Software. (DPRL Lab: Open Source). 2014.

2013 Submissions

Published Conference Proceedings

Zanibbi, Richard and Bertrand Cousanon. "Proceedings of Document Recognition and Retrieval XX." Proceedings of the Document Recognition and Retrieval XX. San Francisco, CA: n.p., 2013. Print. *

Augereau, Olivier and Daniel Walker. "Edited Collection." Proceedings of the Document Recognition and Retrieval XX. Ed. Richard Zanibbi and Bertrand Couasnon (Eds.). San Francisco, CA: SPIE, 2013. Print.

Castellanos, K.D., et al. "AccessMath: Indexing and Retrieving Video Segments Containing Math Expressions Based on Visual Similarity." Proceedings of the IEEE Western New York Image Processing Workshop. Ed. N. Cahill. Rochester, NY: n.p., 2013. Web. *

Alvaro, F. and R. Zanibbi. "A Shape-Based Layout Descriptor for Classifying Spatial Relationships in Handwritten Math." Proceedings of the ACM Symposium on Document Engineering. Ed. S. Marinai. Florence, Italy: n.p., 2013. Print. *

Mouchere, H., et al. "ICDAR 2013 CROHME: Third International Competition on Recognition of Online Handwritten Mathematical Expressions." Proceedings of the Int. Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition. Ed. D. Doermann. Washington, DC: n.p., 2013. Print. *

Zhu, S. and R. Zanibbi. "Label Detection and Recognition for USPTO Images Using Convolutional K-means Feature Quantization and AdaBoost." Proceedings of the Int. Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition. Ed. D. Doermann. Washington, DC: n.p., 2013. Print. *

Hu, L. and R. Zanibbi. "Segmenting Handwritten Math Symbols Using AdaBoost and Multi-Scale Shape Context Features." Proceedings of the Int. Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition. Ed. D. Doermann et al. Washington, NY: n.p., 2013. Print. *

Zanibbi, R., H. Mouchere, and C. Viard-Gaudin. "Evaluating Structural Pattern Recognition for Handwritten Math via Primitive Label Graphs." Proceedings of the SPIE Document Recognition and Retrieval XX. Ed. R. Zanibbi and B. Couasnon. San Francisco, CA: n.p., 2013. Print. *

Zhu, S., L. Hu, and R. Zanibbi. "Rotation-robust Math Symbol Recognition and Retrieval Using Outer Contours and Image Subsampling." Proceedings of the Document Recognition and Retrieval XX. Ed. R. Zanibbi and B. Couasnon. San Francisco, CA: SPIE, 2013. Print. *

2012 Submissions

Journal Paper

Zanibbi, Richard and Dorothea Blostein. "Recognition and Retrieval of Mathematical Notation." International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition 15. 4 (2012): 331-357. Print. *

Zanibbi, Richard and Dorothea Blostein. "Recognition and Retrieval of Mathematical Expressions." International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition 15. 4 (2012): 331-357. Print. *

Published Conference Proceedings

Schellenberg, Thomas and Richard Zanibbi. "Layout-Based Substitution Tree Indexing and Retrieval for Mathematical Expressions." Proceedings of the SPIE. San Francisco, CA: n.p., 2012. Print. *

LiVolsi, R, Richard Zanibbi, and C Bigelow. "Collecting Historical Font Metrics from Google Books." Proceedings of the International Conference on Pattern Recognition. Tsukuba Science City, Japan: n.p., 2012. Print. *

Viard-Gaudin, C and Richard Zanibbi. "Proceedings of SPIE Document Recognition and Retrieval XIX (2011) (editors)." Proceedings of the SPIE EI/DRR. San Francisco, CA: n.p., 2012. Print. *

Cheng, Beibei, et al. "Proceedings of SPIE Volume 8297." Proceedings of the Document Recognition and Retrieval XIX. Ed. Christian Viard-Gaudin and Richard Zanibbi. San Francisco, CA: SPIE, 2012. Print. *

Sasarak, Christopher, et al. "Min: A Multimodal Web Interface for Math Search." Proceedings of the Symposium on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval. Ed. Robert Capra, et al. Cambridge, MA: n.p., 2012. Web. *

Hu, L, et al. "Baseline Extraction-Driven Parsing of Handwritten Mathematical Expressions." Proceedings of the International Conference on Pattern Recognition. Tsukuba Science City, Japan: n.p., 2012. Print. *

Sasarak, C, et al. "Min: A Multimodal Web Interface for Math Search." Proceedings of the HCIR 2012. Cambridge, MA: n.p., 2012. Print. *

Hu, Lei, et al. "Baseline Extraction-driven Parsing of Handwritten Mathematical Expressions." Proceedings of the International Conference on Pattern Recognition. Ed. A. Del Bimbo, K.L. Boyer and K. Ikeuchi. Tsukuba Science City, Japan, NY: n.p., 2012. Print. *

LiVolsi, Robert, Richard Zanibbi, and Charles Bigelow. "Collecting Historical Font Metrics from Google Books." Proceedings of the International Conference on Pattern Recognition. Ed. A. Del Bimbo, K.L. Boyer, and K. Ikeuchi. Tsukuba Science City, Japan, NY: n.p., 2012. Print. *

Schellenberg, Thomas, Bo Yuan, and Richard Zanibbi. "Layout-Based Substitution Tree Indexing and Retrieval for Mathematical Expressions." Proceedings of the Document Recognition and Retrieval XIX. Ed. Christian Viard-Gaudin and Richard Zanibbi. San Francisco, CA: n.p., 2012. Print. *

Invited Presentations/Keynotes

Zanibbi, Richard. "Recent Developments in Math Recognition and Retrieval." Invited Talk, Dept. Computer Science. Lehigh University. Bethlehem, PA. 14 Mar. 2012. Guest Lecture.

LiVolsi, Robert, Charles Bigelow, and Richard Zanibbi. "Google Books, Readability, and Culturomics." Reading Digital Symposium. RIT. Rochester, NY. 28 Apr. 2012. Conference Presentation.

2011 Submissions

Journal Paper

Heliotis, James and Richard Zanibbi. "Moving Away from Programming and Towards Computer Science in the CS First Year." Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges 26. 3 (2011): 115-125. Print. *

Zanibbi, Richard and Dorothea Blostein. "Recognition and Retrieval of Mathematical Expressions." International Journal on Document Analysis and Recognition. (2011): 1-28. Web. *

Published Conference Proceedings

Hu, Lei and Richard Zanibbi. "HMM-Based Recognition of Online Handwritten Mathematical Symbols Using Segmental K-means Initialization and a Modified Pen-up/down Feature." Proceedings of the International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition. Ed. Chew Lin Tan, Daniel Lopresti, and Thomas Breuel. Beijing, China: IEEE Computer Society, 2011. Print. *

Zanibbi, Richard and Li Yu. "Math Spotting: Retrieving Math in Technical Documents Using Handwritten Query Images." Proceedings of the International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition. Ed. Chew Lin Tan, Daniel Lopresti, and Thomas Breuel. Beijing, China: IEEE Computer Society, 2011. Print. *

Zanibbi, Richard, et al. "Stroke-Based Performance Metrics for Handwritten Mathematical Expressions." Proceedings of the International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition. Ed. Chew Lin Tan, Daniel Lopresti, and Thomas Breuel. Beijing, China: IEEE Computer Society, 2011. Print. *

Zanibbi, Richard and Bo Yuan. "Keyword and Image-Based Retrieval for Mathematical Expressions." Proceedings of the Document Recognition and Retrieval XVIII. Ed. Gady Agam and Christian Viard-Gaudin. San Francisco, CA: SPIE, 2011. Print. *