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Rule-Based Evidence Accrual System For Image Understanding
Author(s): Nelson Marquina
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Paper Abstract

The main function of an evidence accrual system for image understanding is to sequentially update information on scene objects based on new sensor data or on non-sensory information such as intelligence. This paper presents a concept for sequentially updating information on scene objects. Scene objects and background (clutter) are represented by attributed relational graphs in which nodes represent objects of interest and arcs represent inter-object relations. Dynamic recognition/identification of nodes is acomplished by a belief/disbelief measure. Our experimental results with infrared images show improvements in natural scene object recognition over traditional image processing methods.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 January 1985
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 0521, Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision, (17 January 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.946177
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Nelson Marquina, Honeywell Systems and Research Center (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0521:
Intelligent Robots and Computer Vision
David P. Casasent; Ernest L. Hall, Editor(s)

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