Accession Number:

ADD019250

Title:

High Order Fractal Feature Extraction for Classification of Objects in Images

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 9 Apr 96, patented 28 Jul 98

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-07-28

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

A method of identifying and classifying pre-detected target candidates in an image using pixel intensity and a fractalization process applied to the image. A raw analog image is digitized and normalized. The normalized pixel intensity content of the image is converted to fractal dimensions using a small and a large fractal box, sequentially. An array of special fractal features satisfying predetermined classification thresholds is prepared from the fractal dimensions for each box centered about each pre-detected target candidate in the image, thus classifying the detected objects as targets.

Subject Categories:

  • Cybernetics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE