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Feature Extraction From Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) Imagery
Author(s): E. M. Rounds; T. King; D. Steffy
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Paper Abstract

Many image processing tasks require the ability to extract useful features from digital images. The selection of a set of appropriate attributes to be extracted from an image constitutes a major problem. This paper examines a number of region features for their utility in target detection and object recognition. A simple hierarchical detection scheme is constructed which can be easily extended to perform classification. Experimental results are presented for FLIR images of tactical targets.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 December 1980
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 0238, Image Processing for Missile Guidance, (23 December 1980); doi: 10.1117/12.959139
Show Author Affiliations
E. M. Rounds, Technology Service Corporation (United States)
T. King, Technology Service Corporation (United States)
D. Steffy, Technology Service Corporation (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0238:
Image Processing for Missile Guidance
Thomas F. Wiener, Editor(s)

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