23/03/2012  04/04/2012Registration to the contest (since you have registered, you will receive all necessary data and will be informed of any updates, news etc.). Data from previous DIBCO series (i.e. handwritten document images along with the corresponding ground truth) are available in "Resources" section.

30/03/2012 06/04/2012Submission of the required executable as well as a description of the participant's handwritten document image binarization methodology.

20/09/2012 Final contest results to be announced at the ICFHR 2012. A report on the competition will be published in the ICFHR 2012 conference proceedings.The testing dataset will be sent to all registered participants.