Impressions2Font: Generating Fonts by Specifying Impressions

Seiya Matsuda, Akisato Kimura, Seiichi Uchida

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Various fonts give us various impressions, which are often represented by words. This paper proposes Impressions2Font (Imp2Font) that generates font images with specific impressions. Imp2Font is an extended version of conditional generative adversarial networks (GANs). More precisely, Imp2Font accepts an arbitrary number of impression words as the condition to generate the font images. These impression words are converted into a soft-constraint vector by an impression embedding module built on a word embedding technique. Qualitative and quantitative evaluations prove that Imp2Font generates font images with higher quality than comparative methods by providing multiple impression words or even unlearned words.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDocument Analysis and Recognition - ICDAR 2021 - 16th International Conference, Proceedings
EditorsJosep Lladós, Daniel Lopresti, Seiichi Uchida
PublisherSpringer Science and Business Media Deutschland GmbH
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9783030863333
Publication statusPublished - 2021
Event16th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR 2021 - Lausanne, Switzerland
Duration: Sept 5 2021Sept 10 2021

Publication series

NameLecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics)
Volume12823 LNCS
ISSN (Print)0302-9743
ISSN (Electronic)1611-3349


Conference16th International Conference on Document Analysis and Recognition, ICDAR 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Computer Science(all)


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