Journal of Mathematical Imaging and Vision

, Volume 43, Issue 3, pp 206-213

Euclidean Signature Curves

  • Mark S. HickmanAffiliated withDepartment of Mathematics & Statistics, University of Canterbury Email author 

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It is well known that two planar curves that are related by a Euclidean transformation possess the same signature curve. Recently Musso and Nicolodi (J. Math. Imaging Vis. 35:68–85, 2009) gave examples of non-congruent curves that possess the same Euclidean signature curve. In this paper we show how to construct all planar curves of class C 3 that have a given signature curve.


Euclidean transformations Signature curves Equivalence problems for planar curves Image recognition