Rohini R. Mergu, Vaishnavi Yemul, Vaishali Alli, Manjushri Talwar
Abstract: Word recognition is an intelligent activity of a pattern recognition system. Sometimes the human brain is also confused to identify handwritten characters in a certain language. In an image of handwritten Marathi, Hindi compound characters, feature extraction techniques are playing a significant role to extract special features of the image. For handwritten characters, zoning is the most popular method to extract the features. The main aim of feature extraction is to extract the relevant information of an object or image. In this system, the zoning feature extraction technique is used to extract features. Besides this, the statistical feature extraction method is also proposed.