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Building And Bridge Classification By Moment Invariants
Author(s): John F. Gilmore; William W. Boyd
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Paper Abstract

A classification algorithm for building and bridge structures, based on the invariant moments, is described. Development of the algorithm was motivated by the concept of a short-range cruise-missile-type weapon, the mission of which is to acquire and hand off high-value fixed targets to a terminal guidance tracker. In every case of applying the algorithm to actual IR images, the target classification score, even for a complex urban scene, has exceeded any competing image segment by 25 percent.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 December 1981
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0292, Processing of Images and Data from Optical Sensors, (7 December 1981); doi: 10.1117/12.932839
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John F. Gilmore, Texas Instruments Incorporated (United States)
William W. Boyd, Texas Instruments Incorporated (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0292:
Processing of Images and Data from Optical Sensors
William H. Carter, Editor(s)

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