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Grayscale image preprocessing for viewpoint-independent 3D extraction of objects
Author(s): Harley R. Myler; Arthur Robert Weeks; Hoi J. Yoo
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Paper Abstract

The process by which images are prepared for complex vision systems is nontrivial. In this paper we describe the sequence of steps required to preprocess a grayscale picture for input to the Viewpoint Independent 3-D Extraction and Recognition of Objects (VITREO) system. VITREO is capable of accepting grayscale pictures for processing into line drawings for input to object recognition subsystems. These drawings are analyzed for edge and surface features to allow the extraction of component parts for subsequent recognition of the object containing them from stored component descriptions. This analysis demands that the line drawing extraction be robust and a combination of edge and line algorithms are employed. This process is described and examples of VITREO object extraction are shown.

Paper Details

Date Published: 21 September 1994
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 2298, Applications of Digital Image Processing XVII, (21 September 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.186538
Show Author Affiliations
Harley R. Myler, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
Arthur Robert Weeks, Univ. of Central Florida (United States)
Hoi J. Yoo, Univ. of Quebec (Canada)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2298:
Applications of Digital Image Processing XVII
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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