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A special algorithm based on structure for ship classification
Author(s): Bo Sun; Wei Guo; Jun He; Xiaoming Zhu
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Paper Abstract

In this paper, we use the aspect ratio of a vessel for its recognition and classification with overhead images. For aspect ratio extraction, a morphology-based local adaptive threshold method of detection has been applied for a more accurate outline. With Radon transforms on the minimum bounding rectangle regions of those extracted outlines, central axis of each vessel can be got. Thus, the aspect ratio of a vessel could be accurately calculated through scanning the boundary contours of every target by lines along and perpendicular to the direction of central axis. If remote sensing information is also considered, such as the height and pitching angle of shooting, the real values of a vessel can also be calculated.

Paper Details

Date Published: 15 April 2010
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 7701, Visual Information Processing XIX, 77010Y (15 April 2010); doi: 10.1117/12.851143
Show Author Affiliations
Bo Sun, Beijing Normal Univ. (China)
Wei Guo, Beijing Normal Univ. (China)
Jun He, Beijing Normal Univ. (China)
Xiaoming Zhu, Beijing Normal Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7701:
Visual Information Processing XIX
Zia-ur Rahman; Stephen E. Reichenbach; Mark A. Neifeld, Editor(s)

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