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Direct aspect-based 3-D object recognition

  • Massimiliano Pontil
  • Alessandro Verri
Poster Session C: Compression, Hardware & Software, Image Databases, Neural Networks, Object Recognition & Reconstruction
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1311)

Abstract

In this paper a method for 3-D object recognition based on Support Vector Machines (SVM) is proposed. Given a set of points which belong to either of two classes, a SVM finds the hyperplane that leaves the largest possible fraction of points of the same class on the same side, while maximizing the distance of the closest point. Recognition with SVMs does not require feature extraction and can be performed directly on images regarded as points of an N-dimensional object space. The potential of the proposed method is illustrated on a database of 7200 images of 100 different objects. The excellent recognition rates achieved in all the performed experiments indicate that the method is well-suited for aspect-based recognition.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Massimiliano Pontil
    • 1
  • Alessandro Verri
    • 1
  1. 1.INFM - Dipartimento di Fisica dell'Università di GenovaGenova (I)

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