Detect text with stroke width transform.
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DetectText
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Detect text with stroke width transform.

Dependencies: OpenCV, boost.

To compile:
g++ -o DetectText TextDetection.cpp FeaturesMain.cpp -lopencv_core -lopencv_highgui -lopencv_imgproc -I/path/to/current/directory
where /path/to/current/directory is replaced with the absolute path to the current directory.

To run:
./TextDetection input_file output_file dark_on_light
where dark_on_light is 1 or 0, indicating whether the text is darker or lighter than the background.

GitHub repository:
https://github.com/aperrau/DetectText

More details on the algorithm can be found in:
http://www.cs.cornell.edu/courses/cs4670/2010fa/projects/final/results/group_of_arp86_sk2357/Writeup.pdf