1 April 1997 Fast recovery of rotational symmetry parameters using gradient orientation
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Optical Engineering, 36(4), (1997). doi:10.1117/1.601290
Symmetry detection is important in the area of computer vision. A simple and fast algorithm for the recovery of rotational symmetry parameters is developed. The fold number of a rotationally symmetrical shape is obtained from the gradient orientation histogram of the input gray-level image using the Fourier method, based on the relationship between the periodicity of the orientation histogram and the fold number of the symmetrical shape. It takes only 0.06 s CPU time for a 256 3256 gray image on a Sun SPARC10. Both simulated and real images are tested and the results are very convincing.
Chang-Ming Sun, "Fast recovery of rotational symmetry parameters using gradient orientation," Optical Engineering 36(4), (1 April 1997). http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/1.601290

Image segmentation

Image processing algorithms and systems

Fourier transforms

Algorithm development

Computer simulations

Detection and tracking algorithms

Optical engineering

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