De-Skew

Definition(s)

  • A process where the computer detects and corrects the skew in an image file.  1
  • The process of straightening skewed (off-center) images. De-skewing is one of the image enhancements that can improve OCR accuracy. Documents often become skewed when they are scanned or faxed.  2

Notes

  1. RSI, Glossary.
  2. Formerly American Document Management, Glossary of Terms, now 5i Solutions Glossary.