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Syntactic Pattern Recognition Approach To Scene Matching
Author(s): John F. Gilmore
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes a technique for matching two images containing natural terrain and tactical objects using syntactic pattern recognition. A preprocessor analyzes each image to identify potential areas of interest. Points of interest in an image are classified and a graph possessing properties of invariance is created based on these points. Classification derived grammar strings are generated for each classified graph structure. A local match analysis is performed and the best global match is constructed. A probability-of-match metric is computed in order to evaluate the global match. Examples demonstrating these steps are provided and actual FLIR image results are shown.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 March 1983
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0359, Applications of Digital Image Processing IV, (17 March 1983); doi: 10.1117/12.965973
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John F. Gilmore, Martin Marietta Orlando Aerospace (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0359:
Applications of Digital Image Processing IV
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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