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Multidimensional Indexing for Recognizing Visual Shapes

  • Andrea Califano
  • Rakesh Mohan

Abstract

We present an efficient and uniform paradigm for automatic model acquisition and recognition of contour shapes. Model acquisition time is linear to cubic in the number of object features. Object recognition time is constant to linear in the number of models in the database and linear to cubic in the number of features in the image.

Keywords

Shape Memory Lookup Table Local Shape Model Acquisition Shape Instance 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea Califano
    • 1
  • Rakesh Mohan
    • 1
  1. 1.Exploratory Computer Vision GroupIBM, Thomas J. Watson Research CenterYorktown HeightsUSA

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