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Introduced by Yuliang et al. in Detecting Curve Text in the Wild: New Dataset and New Solution

The SCUT-CTW1500 dataset contains 1,500 images: 1,000 for training and 500 for testing. In particular, it provides 10,751 cropped text instance images, including 3,530 with curved text. The images are manually harvested from the Internet, image libraries such as Google Open-Image, or phone cameras. The dataset contains a lot of horizontal and multi-oriented text.

Source: Text Recognition in the Wild: A Survey