05050218 is referenced by 23 patents and cites 10 patents.

An address recognition apparatus and method is disclosed in which keyword and/or postal code detection is initially performed in order to limit the number of address dictionaries needed for final address detection. According to one embodiment, detected keywords are associated with property codes which may be designated for city names, street names, etc. The address dictionary memory is or can be separated into a plurality of segments, particular ones of which are selected on the basis of the property code of a given keyword.

Title
Apparatus for recognizing address appearing on mail article
Application Number
89458
Publication Number
5050218
Application Date
February 19, 1991
Publication Date
September 17, 1991
Inventor
Kazunari Egami
Tokyo
JP
Osamu Ikeda
Tokyo
JP
Agent
Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas
Assignee
NEC Corporation
JP
IPC
G06K 9/00
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