Application of Improved Projection Method to Binary Images

  • Dariusz Frejlichowski
  • Alji Maow
Conference paper


In this paper a new method of binary objects representation, based on modification of a widely known and utilized method of projection, is presented. Nowadays, two the most popular ways of combining projections for both coordinates (two vectors for each; horizontal and vertical projection) are: summation of both vectors components and concatenation of those vectors. The most important drawback of mentioned approaches is related to the fact that significant information is lost. The aim of this article is to show the new method of vectors combination – representation in a form of complex vector. The method was explored by using three different groups of binary images. Namely, airplanes and trademarks silhouettes (significantly distorted), and real radar images for comparative navigation.


Binary Image Complex Vector Radar Image Improve Projection Generalize Regression Neural Network 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dariusz Frejlichowski
    • 1
  • Alji Maow
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of Computer Science, Szczecin University of TechnologyPoland

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