Towards Feature Fusion - The Synthesis of Contour Sections Distinguishing Contours from Different Classes

  • Dag Pechtel
  • Klaus-Dieter Kuhnert 
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1953)


In real world problems, where the objects are in general complex and deformed, the automatic generation of local characteristics is necessary in order to distinguish different object classes.

This paper presents an approach towards the automatic synthesis of significant local contour sections of closed, discrete, complex, and deformed 2D-object contours for the distinction of different classes. Neighboring contour points are determined and synthesized (feature fusion) into feature groups. Exclusively with the help of these feature groups the method distinguishes between different 2D-object contour classes of a certain domain. The basic idea is to get only the necessary information of a contour or a contour class for recognition.


Plastic Bottle Contour Point Feature Fusion Automatic Synthesis Bottle Neck 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dag Pechtel
    • 1
  • Klaus-Dieter Kuhnert 
    • 1
  1. 1.University of SiegenSiegenGermany

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