Particle Swarm Optimization for Object Recognition in Computer Vision

  • Hugo A. Perlin
  • Heitor S. Lopes
  • Tânia Mezzadri Centeno
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5027)


Particle Swarm Optimization (PSO) is an evolutionary computation technique frequently used for optimization tasks. This work aims at applying PSO for recognizing specific patterns in complex images. Experiments were done with gray level and color images, with and without noise. PSO was able to find predefined reference images, submitted to translation, rotation, scaling, occlusion, noise and change in the viewpoint in the landscape image. Several experiments were done to evaluate the performance of PSO. Results show that the proposed method is robust and very promising for real-world applications.


Particle Swarm Optimization Search Space Color Image Object Recognition Reference Image 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hugo A. Perlin
    • 1
  • Heitor S. Lopes
    • 1
  • Tânia Mezzadri Centeno
    • 1
  1. 1.Bioinformatics LaboratoryFederal University of Technology Paraná (UTFPR)Curitiba (PR)Brazil

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