1 March 2005 Automatic target detection using binary template matching
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This paper presents a new automatic target detection (ATD) algorithm to detect targets such as battle tanks and armored personal carriers in ground-to-ground scenarios. Whereas most ATD algorithms were developed for forward-looking infrared (FLIR) images, we have developed an ATD algorithm for charge-coupled device (CCD) images, which have superior quality to FLIR images in daylight. The proposed algorithm uses fast binary template matching with an adaptive binarization, which is robust to various light conditions in CCD images and saves computation time. Experimental results show that the proposed method has good detection performance.
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Dong-San Jun, Dong-San Jun, Sun-Gu Sun, Sun-Gu Sun, HyunWook Park, HyunWook Park, } "Automatic target detection using binary template matching," Optical Engineering 44(3), 036401 (1 March 2005). https://doi.org/10.1117/1.1869997 . Submission:

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