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A Novel 2D Contour Description Generalized Curvature Scale Space

  • Ameni BenkhlifaEmail author
  • Faouzi GhorbelEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 684)

Abstract

Here, we intend to propose a 2D contour descriptor that we call Generalized Curvature Scale Space (GCSS) based on the iso-curvature levels, and the curvature scale space (CSS) descriptor. We start by computing the curvature in different scales and extract the points which have the same curvature values as the maximums in each scale. Each CSS image is represented by a set of key points. The Dynamic Time Warping (DTW) similarity measure is used. We reach a significant rate in image recognition using two data sets (HMM GPD and MPEG7 CE Shape-1 Part-B set).

Keywords

Pattern recognition Contour 2D Curvature Iso-curvature CSS 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cristal Laboratory, Grift Group, National School of Computer SciencesUniversité de la ManoubaManoubaTunisia

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