Paper Title
Segmentation of Gurmukhi Script Document: Challenging Issues and Solutions

Pattern recognition is the field of research from recent decades. OCR is non-stoppable topic of research. This paper presents the survey on the segmentation process of the Optical character recognition system. As segmentation is an important task of any OCR system because character recognition accuracy depends upon how well the characters have been segmented. In this paper we have also presented the challenging issues like touching lines, overlapping lines, skewed lines and touching characters occurred during Gurmukhi script segmentation process. This paper presents the various segmentation techniques which can solve the above motioned issues. Keywords - OCR, Segmentation, Touching/Overlapping Lines, Touching Characters