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Detection and recognition in ladar using invariants and covariants
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Paper Abstract

Object-image relations (O-IRs) provide a powerful approach to performing detection and recognition with laser radar (LADAR) sensors. This paper presents the basics of O-I relations and shows how they are derived from invariants. It also explains and shows results of a computationally efficient approach applying covariants to 3-D LADAR data. The approach is especially appealing because the detection and segmentation processes are integrated with recognition into a robust algorithm. Finally, the method provides a straightforward approach to handling articulation and multi-scale decomposition.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 October 2001
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4379, Automatic Target Recognition XI, (22 October 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.445380
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Gregory D. Arnold, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Kirk Sturtz, Veridian, Inc. (United States)
Isaac Weiss, Univ. of Maryland/College Park (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4379:
Automatic Target Recognition XI
Firooz A. Sadjadi, Editor(s)

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