A variation on the Hough technique for the detection of lines in digital imagery is presented. The proposed parameterization of the Hough space fully exploits the available image resolution. Results are presented illustrating the utility of the approach for finding roads in aerial FLIR (forward-looking infrared) imagery. Finally, a parallel implementation of the algorithm is outlined.
Arthur V. Forman,
"A Modified Hough Transform For Detecting Lines In Digital Imagery", Proc. SPIE 0635, Applications of Artificial Intelligence III, (26 March 1986); doi: 10.1117/12.964124; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.964124