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Motion estimation with variable velocity bandwidth
Author(s): Regis J. Crinon; Wojciech J. Kolodziej
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Paper Abstract

A new phase-based motion algorithm is introduced. The estimation is performed such that only non-aliased temporal frequencies are included in the calculation of the translation vector describing the displacement of an object in a digital video sequence. A full description of the algorithm is presented. It is based on using a two-dimensional fast Fourier transform in two consecutive video fields or frames. Simulation results are included to illustrate the capabilities of the algorithm in an object-tracking application featuring fast frame-to-frame motion. It is shown that the proposed algorithm out-performs a conventional phase-based motion estimation algorithm.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 February 1996
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 2727, Visual Communications and Image Processing '96, (27 February 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.233283
Show Author Affiliations
Regis J. Crinon, Thomson Consumer Electronics Inc. (United States)
Wojciech J. Kolodziej, Oregon State Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2727:
Visual Communications and Image Processing '96
Rashid Ansari; Mark J. T. Smith, Editor(s)

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