property detector

property detector

[′präp·ərd·ē di‚tek·tər]
(computer science)
In character recognition, that electronic component of a character reader which processes the normalized signal for the purpose of extracting from it a set of characteristic properties on the basis of which the character can be subsequently identified.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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