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  • Editor: Joseph N. Mait
  • Vol. 51, Iss. 26 — Sep. 10, 2012
  • pp: 6307–6314

Intensity invariant complex encoded color correlation

Philip Birch  »View Author Affiliations

Applied Optics, Vol. 51, Issue 26, pp. 6307-6314 (2012)

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Optical correlation has traditionally processed monochromatic gray-scale images. This paper develops a new encoding mechanism that uses the chromaticity of the input signal. It is then not only possible to detect different colored objects, but the system is also invariant to changes in the brightness of the lighting, including variations across the object.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(070.4550) Fourier optics and signal processing : Correlators
(330.1690) Vision, color, and visual optics : Color

ToC Category:
Vision, Color, and Visual Optics

Original Manuscript: May 17, 2012
Revised Manuscript: August 14, 2012
Manuscript Accepted: August 16, 2012
Published: September 6, 2012

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Philip Birch, "Intensity invariant complex encoded color correlation," Appl. Opt. 51, 6307-6314 (2012)

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