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A Reduced Generalized Chain Code For Contour Description
Author(s): Luc Van Gool; Walter Mommaerts; Patrick Wambacq; Andre Oosterlinck
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Paper Abstract

The reduced generalized chain (RGC) code was originally introduced for arc length measurements on digitized contours. For this purpose, it seemed a good alternative for the popular Freeman code. In this paper, it is investigated how closely RGC encoded straight lines fit their originals. The followed approach is to group code elements into specific patterns and thereby reduce the problem to a Freeman-like situation, for which evaluation techniques have already been proposed.

Paper Details

Date Published: 5 September 1989
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1099, Advances in Image Compression and Automatic Target Recognition, (5 September 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.960469
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Luc Van Gool, ESAT Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)
Walter Mommaerts, ESAT Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)
Patrick Wambacq, ESAT Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)
Andre Oosterlinck, ESAT Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (Belgium)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1099:
Advances in Image Compression and Automatic Target Recognition
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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