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  • Vol. 29, Iss. 32 — Nov. 10, 1990
  • pp: 4819–4825

Toward a fundamental image preprocessor

John L. Johnson  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 29, Issue 32, pp. 4819-4825 (1990)

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A general transformation equation is derived and applied to dynamic and static image differences. It uses translation, rotation, scale, and velocity changes as fundamental object features for image segmentation. A linear minimization algorithm is derived based on a spatial smoothness constraint. The transformation and algorithm constitute an automatic target recognition preprocessor architecture.

© 1990 Optical Society of America

Original Manuscript: September 21, 1989
Published: November 10, 1990

John L. Johnson, "Toward a fundamental image preprocessor," Appl. Opt. 29, 4819-4825 (1990)

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