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  • Editor: C. Martijn de Sterke
  • Vol. 17, Iss. 19 — Sep. 14, 2009
  • pp: 16581–16589

Scale-invariant pattern recognition using a combined Mellin radial harmonic function and the bidimensional empirical mode decomposition

Qingbo YIN, Liran Shen, Jong-Nam KIM, and Yong-Jae Jeong  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 17, Issue 19, pp. 16581-16589 (2009)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OE.17.016581


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Abstract

A novel scale and shift invariant pattern recognition method is proposed to improve the discrimination capability and noise robustness by combining the bidimensional empirical mode decomposition with the Mellin radial harmonic decomposition. The flatness of its peak intensity response versus scale change is improved. This property is important, since we can detect a large range of scaled patterns (from 0.2 to 1) using a global threshold. Within this range, the correlation peak intensity is relatively uniform with a variance below 20%. This proposed filter has been tested experimentally to confirm the result from numerical simulation for cases both with and without input white noise.

© 2009 Optical Society of America

OCIS Codes
(100.0100) Image processing : Image processing
(100.4550) Image processing : Correlators
(100.5010) Image processing : Pattern recognition

ToC Category:
Image Processing

History
Original Manuscript: February 2, 2009
Revised Manuscript: April 8, 2009
Manuscript Accepted: April 18, 2009
Published: September 2, 2009

Citation
Qingbo yin, Liran Shen, Jong-Nam Kim, and Yong-Jae Jeong, "Scale-invariant pattern recognition using a combined Mellin radial harmonic function and the bidimensional empirical mode decomposition," Opt. Express 17, 16581-16589 (2009)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-17-19-16581


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