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Probabilistic Modeling and Recognition of 3-D Objects

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Probabilistic Modeling and Recognition of 3-D Objects
This paper introduces a uniform statistical framework for both 3-D and 2-D object recognition using intensity images as input data. The theoretical part provides a mathematical tool for stochastic modeling. The algorithmic part introduces methods for automatic model generation, localization, and recognition of objects. 2-D images are used for learning the statistical appearance of 3-D objects; both the depth information and the matching between image and model features are missing for model generation. The implied incomplete data estimation problem is solved by the Expectation Maximization algorithm. This leads to a novel class of algorithms for automatic model generation from projections. The estimation of pose parameters corresponds to a non-linear maximum likelihood estimation problem which is solved by a global optimization procedure. Classification is done by the Bayesian decision rule. This work includes the experimental evaluation of the various facets of the presented approach....
Joachim Hornegger, Heinrich Niemann
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Type Journal
Year 2000
Where IJCV
Authors Joachim Hornegger, Heinrich Niemann
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