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Minimum description length method for facet matching
Author(s): Stephen J. Maybank; Roberto Fraile
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Paper Abstract

The minimum description length (MDL) criterion is used to fit a facet model of a car to an image. The best fit is achieved when the difference image between the car and the background has the greatest compression. MDL overcomes the overfitting and parameter precision problems which hamper the more usual maximum likelihood method of model fitting. Some preliminary results are shown.

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Date Published: 25 September 1998
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 3545, International Symposium on Multispectral Image Processing (ISMIP'98), (25 September 1998); doi: 10.1117/12.323675
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Stephen J. Maybank, Univ. of Reading (United Kingdom)
Roberto Fraile, Univ. of Reading (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3545:
International Symposium on Multispectral Image Processing (ISMIP'98)
Ji Zhou; Anil K. Jain; Tianxu Zhang; Yaoting Zhu; Mingyue Ding; Jianguo Liu, Editor(s)

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