Scale and Rotation Invariance of the Evidence Accumulation-Based Line Detection Algorithm

  • Leszek J. Chmielewski
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 30)

Abstract

The scale and rotation invariance properties of a recently proposed algorithm, using the fuzzy evidence accumulation principle, for finding lines (ridges) of non-parametric shapes is analysed. The proposed modifications consist in scaling the accumulated value with the inverse of the line width and further fuzzifying the accumulation process — along the line width. Good invariance properties received are tested on artificial images and confirmed on real-life mammographic images.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Leszek J. Chmielewski
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  1. 1.Institute of Fundamental Technological ResearchPASWarsawPoland

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