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Implicit Moment Invariants

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Implicit Moment Invariants
Abstract The use of traditional moment invariants in object recognition is limited to simple geometric transforms, such as rotation, scaling and affine transformation of the image. This paper introduces so-called implicit moment invariants. Implicit invariants measure the similarity between two images factorized by admissible image deformations. For many types of image deformations traditional invariants do not exist but implicit invariants can be used as features for object recognition. In the paper we present implicit moment invariants with respect to polynomial transform of spatial coordinates, describe their stable and efficient implementation by means of orthogonal moments, and demonstrate their performance in artificial as well as real experiments. Keywords Invariants · Implicit invariants · Moments · Orthogonal polynomials · Polynomial image deformation
Jan Flusser, Jaroslav Kautsky, Filip Sroubek
Added 27 Jan 2011
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Type Journal
Year 2010
Where IJCV
Authors Jan Flusser, Jaroslav Kautsky, Filip Sroubek
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