A hierarchical filter scheme for efficient corner detection

  • Tobias StammbergerEmail author
  • Markus Michaelis
  • Maximilian Reiser
  • Karl-Hans Englmeier
Low Level Processing I
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1296)


There are a number of differential geometric based corner detectors in the literature. These operators require 5 or 9 convolutions with derivative kernels in 21) or 31) respectively, what is expensive in terms of time and memory requirements. In this paper we propose an efficient approach to calculate the response of these operators.


Gaussian Curvature Corner Point Activity Image Corner Detector Corner Angle 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tobias Stammberger
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Markus Michaelis
    • 1
  • Maximilian Reiser
    • 2
  • Karl-Hans Englmeier
    • 1
  1. 1.GSF - National Research Center for Environment and HealthOberschleißheimGermany
  2. 2.Klinikum GroßhadernInstitut für Radiologische DiagnostikMünchenGermany

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