IDENTIFYING ENGLISH IDIOMS USING OPTICAL CHARACTER RECOGNITION ON MOBILE APPLICATION
Keywords:Optical Character Recognition (OCR), image processing, English idioms, mobile application
The use of English as a communication tool has become a common thing. However, it is sometimes difficult to solve compilations of phrases that sometimes cannot be interpreted literally. This phrase is commonly referred to as an idiom. This article commented on research consisting of introductory phrases in English using a mobile application. Identification is carried out using the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) facility in the Android application. Identification is done by analyzing images that contain certain text with variations in size, font type, writing color, and background color. The observations show a low success rate for text with Times New Roman font type, 6pt size with various writing colors. While for other font types, identification is also less successful for small font sizes and green or blue text colors.