|Programming Project 6|
This semester you will be writing a program that models elements of recognizing and creating characters. Optical character recognition is an important area of research that allows photographs or printed documents to be digitized; by doing so, these documents are made available for machine-based searching. On the flip side, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CAPTCHAis a system for differentiating between humans and computers: the goal here is to generate a non-machine readable image that a human could identify. CAPTCHA helps reduce the amount of spam on the Internet.
We will implement a highly limited type of image matching, processing, and creation this semester. Rather than write this project at once, we will break the project down into