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Isolated Handwritten Tamil Word Dataset

The dataset contains approximately 100 word samples each of 85 Tamil words written by 131 Tamil writers including school children, university graduates, and adults from the cities of Bangalore, Karnataka, India and Salem, Tamil Nadu, India, in 2006. The data was collected using HP TabletPCs and is in standard UNIPEN format. The 85 words are chosen based on their frequency of use in news corpora and the coverage with respect to all the symbols in the Tamil script.

The data is available only for research use.

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Last updated: 06/21/13.