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Multiscale 2-D shape representation
Author(s): Peter Forte; Darrel Greenhill
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Paper Abstract

This paper describes an efficient technique for representing 2D shapes based on sections of spiral arcs. The representation is invariant with respect to changes of position, orientation, and size. The shape may be considered at different scales of resolution. At coarser scales, minor detail in the contour is removed and the shape is simplified. Simplification can be achieved using rewrite rules which make the representation more compact, and hence suitable to use as a basis for matching and recognition.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 January 1995
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2356, Vision Geometry III, (4 January 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.198615
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Peter Forte, Kingston Univ. (United Kingdom)
Darrel Greenhill, Kingston Univ. (United Kingdom)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2356:
Vision Geometry III
Robert A. Melter; Angela Y. Wu, Editor(s)

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