A model based method for characterization and location of curved image features

  • Thierry Blaszka
  • Rachid Deriche
Shape Features
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 974)


This paper deals with the development of a parametric model based method to locate and characterize accurately important curved features such as ellipses and B-splines based curves. The method uses all the grey level information of the pixels contained within a window around the feature of interest and produces a complete parametric model that best approximates in a mean-square sense the observed grey level image intensities within the working area. Promising experimental results have been obtained on real data.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thierry Blaszka
    • 1
  • Rachid Deriche
    • 1
  1. 1.INRIA Sophia-AntipolisSophia-Antipolis CedexFrance

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