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Hi,
   I am intending to write a simple OCR engine. How should I go about doing it? Are there any source codes available for me to use and alter it according to my need? I am a newbie to this OCR thingy. Pls help.
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Maybe this article will be interesting:

Creating Optical Character Recognition (OCR) applications using Neural Networks
http://www.codeproject.com/dotnet/simple_ocr.asp
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Or lets just say I wish to incorporate the OCR engine into my project that I am going to develop, how do i do that?
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goon65
    Unfortunately OCR engines are extremely expensive (for quality results).  Here are some open source alternatives.

http://sourceforge.net/projects/jocr/

http://sourceforge.net/projects/docmgr/

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