Discriminating shape descriptors based on connectivity
Sajjanhar, Atul, Lu, Guojun and Zhang, Dengsheng 2004, Discriminating shape descriptors based on connectivity, in 2004 International Conference on Multimedia and Expo (ICME) : June 27-30, 2004, Taipei, Taiwan, IEEE Xplore, Piscataway, N.J., pp. 2075-2078.
IEEE International Conference on Multimedia and Expo
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We propose a method for enhancing the accuracy of shape descriptors. The concept of connectivity to obtain discriminating shape descriptors, is introduced. We show how connectivity is applied to two popular shape descriptors. Experiments are performed to test the effect of using connectivity with generic Fourier descriptors and distance histograms. Item S8 within the MPEG-7 still images content set is used for performing experiments. This dataset consists of 3621 still images. The experimental results show that connectivity enhances the performance of the methods significantly.
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080106 Image Processing
Socio Economic Objective
970108 Expanding Knowledge in the Information and Computing Sciences
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