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Image defocusing in nature and technique in recognition process
Author(s): Vera Moiseevna Ginzburg
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Paper Abstract

Application of visual image defocusing is illustrated as a technique for generalization, recognition and control. Specifically, formation of generalized images of objects by using a set of elementary patterns is described. This 'geometric alphabet' is created by two basic figures: a stripe and round spot. It is known from physiology that these figures produce response in special cells of the visual cortex of living organisms. Boolean algebra (Venn's diagrams) is used to obtain 'letters' and generalized images ('geometrical words') by computer simulation. The results of physical and computer experiments are given. A diagram of an anthropomorphic robot is presented together with model experiments on 'drawing' generalized images.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 March 1998
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 3386, Optical Pattern Recognition IX, (23 March 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.304765
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Vera Moiseevna Ginzburg, Consultant (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3386:
Optical Pattern Recognition IX
David P. Casasent; Tien-Hsin Chao, Editor(s)

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