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Target tracking via real-time adaptive correlation
Author(s): Joseph L. Stufflebeam; Dennis M. Remley; Brad A. King
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Paper Abstract

An approach to target tracking is presented that utilizes adaptive gray-scale correlation. The algorithm is implemented in software and executed in real-time on commercial-off-the-shelf image processing hardware. The basic correlation scheme utilizes non-adaptive commercial library calls that rely on image pyramids for speed. A framework is described for implementing a general-purpose adaptive correlation capability. The approach is robust and tolerant to scenarios involving rotation, scale changes, and contrast reversal. The algorithm also solves problems associated with walk-off.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 August 2003
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 5106, Optical Pattern Recognition XIV, (6 August 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.485871
Show Author Affiliations
Joseph L. Stufflebeam, NewTec (United States)
Dennis M. Remley, NewTec (United States)
Brad A. King, U.S. Army (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5106:
Optical Pattern Recognition XIV
David P. Casasent; Tien-Hsin Chao, Editor(s)

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