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  • Editor: Andrew M. Weiner
  • Vol. 22, Iss. 11 — Jun. 2, 2014
  • pp: 12773–12778

Fast feature identification for holographic tracking: the orientation alignment transform

Bhaskar Jyoti Krishnatreya and David G. Grier  »View Author Affiliations

Optics Express, Vol. 22, Issue 11, pp. 12773-12778 (2014)

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The concentric fringe patterns created by features in holograms may be associated with a complex-valued orientational order field. Convolution with an orientational alignment operator then identifies centers of symmetry that correspond to the two-dimensional positions of the features. Feature identification through orientational alignment is reminiscent of voting algorithms such as Hough transforms, but may be implemented with fast convolution methods, and so can be orders of magnitude faster.

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OCIS Codes
(100.2960) Image processing : Image analysis
(350.4990) Other areas of optics : Particles
(090.1995) Holography : Digital holography

ToC Category:
Image Processing

Original Manuscript: February 25, 2014
Revised Manuscript: May 5, 2014
Manuscript Accepted: May 12, 2014
Published: May 19, 2014

Bhaskar Jyoti Krishnatreya and David G. Grier, "Fast feature identification for holographic tracking: the orientation alignment transform," Opt. Express 22, 12773-12778 (2014)

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