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  • Vol. 40, Iss. 23 — Aug. 10, 2001
  • pp: 3887–3893

Distortion-tolerant three-dimensional object recognition with digital holography

Yann Frauel, Enrique Tajahuerce, Maria-Albertina Castro, and Bahram Javidi  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 40, Issue 23, pp. 3887-3893 (2001)

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We present a technique to implement three-dimensional (3-D) object recognition based on phase-shift digital holography. We use a nonlinear composite correlation filter to achieve distortion tolerance. We take advantage of the properties of holograms to make the composite filter by using one single hologram. Experiments are presented to illustrate the recognition of a 3-D object in the presence of out-of-plane rotation and longitudinal shift along the z axis.

© 2001 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(090.1760) Holography : Computer holography
(100.5760) Image processing : Rotation-invariant pattern recognition
(100.6740) Image processing : Synthetic discrimination functions
(100.6890) Image processing : Three-dimensional image processing

Original Manuscript: January 2, 2001
Revised Manuscript: May 14, 2001
Published: August 10, 2001

Yann Frauel, Enrique Tajahuerce, Maria-Albertina Castro, and Bahram Javidi, "Distortion-tolerant three-dimensional object recognition with digital holography," Appl. Opt. 40, 3887-3893 (2001)

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