Patent Number: 7,787,158

Title: Data processing apparatus, image processing apparatus, data processing method, image processing method, and programs for implementing the methods

Abstract: A data processing apparatus that is capable of improving the accuracy with which form types can be identified. An image file of a form and an additional file including a form type ID of the form are inputted. A character recognition process on the image file is carried out based on the form type ID. The image file and a result obtained in the character recognition process are stored in a storage device 103.

Inventors: Matsuda; Kotaro (Kawasaki, JP)

Assignee: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

International Classification: H04N 1/40 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/31/12018