Survey on The Methods Used in The Recognition Part of The License Plate

Abstract

Abstract License plate recognition has been entered in many critical systems like tracking stolen cars, traffic surveillance and parking management. License plate recognition process consists of three parts; the first part is identifying the position of the license plate, second, segments license plate into individual image characters and the third is recognizing these characters. License plate is influenced by the noise in the real world such as illumination and angle of the camera, so that the accuracy of locating, segmenting and recognizing are affected. There are many methods for each part, choosing any method of them depends on the type of application and its environment as well as the execution time. In this paper, we will survey and study the methods used in recognition part.