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Fractal transform: definition, applications, and optical implementation
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Paper Abstract

A new automatic target recognition (ATR) technique called fractal transform is presented. The fractal transform is a combination of fractal image processing and the Hough transform. A measurement of the power spectral density (PSD) of an input scene was performed using a ring-wedge detector to obtain a log (PSP) vs. log (spatial frequency) plot. By analyzing the log-log plot by the Hough transform and a neural network, the ATR operation based on fractal transform is achieved.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 August 1993
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1961, Visual Information Processing II, (27 August 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.150952
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Dai Hyun Kim, Physical Optics Corp. (United States)
Andrew A. Kostrzewski, Physical Optics Corp. (United States)
Tomasz P. Jannson, Physical Optics Corp. (United States)
Gajendra D. Savant, Physical Optics Corp. (United States)
H. John Caulfield, Alabama A&M Univ. (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1961:
Visual Information Processing II
Friedrich O. Huck; Richard D. Juday, Editor(s)

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