Different from focused texts present in natural images, which are captured
with user's intention and intervention, incidental texts usually exhibit much
more diversity, variability and complexity, thus posing significant
difficulties and challenges for scene text detection and recognition
algorithms. The ICDAR 2015 Robust Reading Competition Challenge 4 was launched
to assess the performance of existing scene text detection and recognition
methods on incidental texts as well as to stimulate novel ideas and solutions.
This report is dedicated to briefly introduce our strategies for this
challenging problem and compare them with prior arts in this field.