Accession Number:

ADA279655

Title:

Shape in Picture: Mathematical Description of Shape in Grey-Level Images

Descriptive Note:

Final rept., 7-11 Sep 1992

Corporate Author:

NATO C3 AGENCY THE HAGUE (NETHERLANDS)

Report Date:

1992-09-11

Pagination or Media Count:

689.0

Abstract:

The fields of image analysis, computer vision, and artificial intelligence all make use of descriptions of shape in grey-level images. Most existing algorithms for the automatic recognition and classification of particular shapes have been developed for specific purposes, with the result that these methods are often restricted in their application. The use of advanced and theoretically well-founded mathematical methods should lead to the construction of robust shape descriptors having more general application. Shape description can be regarded as a meeting point of vision research, mathematics, computing science, and the application fields of image analysis, computer vision, and artificial intelligence. The NATO Advanced Research Workshop Shape in Picture was organized with a twofold objective first, it should provide all participants with an overview of relevant developments in these different disciplines second, it should stimulate researchers to exchange original results and ideas across the boundaries of these disciplines. This book comprises a widely drawn selection of papers presented at the workshop, and many contributions have been revised to reflect further progress in the field. The focus of this collection is on mathematical approaches to the construction of shape descriptions from grey-level images.

Subject Categories:

  • Operations Research
  • Cybernetics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE