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Eliminating Nearest Neighbor Searches In Estimating Target Orientation
Author(s): Brian Smithgall
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Paper Abstract

Frequently in image processing an unknown image is identified by matching features from the image to features of known images. One method of doing this is to compute a distance measure between the features of the two images. This measure indicates the dissimilarity between the images. This distance measure is computed for each of a large set of different known images. The process of exhaustively locating the known image with the minimum distance, and therefore the best match is called nearest neighbor matching.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 March 1982
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0302, Infrared Technology for Target Detection and Classification, (8 March 1982); doi: 10.1117/12.932633
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Brian Smithgall, Hughes Aircraft Co. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0302:
Infrared Technology for Target Detection and Classification
Pat M. Narendra, Editor(s)

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