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H. Chen, D. Rivait, and Q. Gao, Real-time license plate identification by perceptual shape grouping and tracking, The 9th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems, pp.1352-1357, 2006.

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H. Mahini, S. Kasaei, and F. Dorri, An Efficient Features - Based License Plate Localization Method, 18th International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR'06), pp.841-844, 2006.
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F. Porikli and T. Kocak, Robust License Plate Detection Using Covariance Descriptor in a Neural Network Framework, 2006 IEEE International Conference on Video and Signal Based Surveillance, 2006.
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A. Pujol and L. Chen, Hough transform based cityscape classifier, 6th International Workshop on Image Analysis for Multimedia Interactive Services, 2005.

V. Sharpiro and D. Dimov, Adaptive license plate image extraction, 5th International Conference on Computer Systems and Technologies, 2003.

D. T. Tran, L. H. Tran, P. V. Tran, and V. H. Nguyen, Building an automatic vehicle license-plate recognition system, 3rd International Conference in Computer Science: Recherche, Innovation et Vision du Futur, 2005.

P. Wu, H. Chen, R. Wu, and D. Shen, License plate extraction in low resolution video, 18th International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2006.

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