A Note on Detecting Dominant Points

Nirwan Ansari, Edward J. Delp

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Detecting dominant points is a crucial preprocessing step for shape recognition and point-based motion estimation. Polygonal approximation has been a commonly used approach to detecting dominant points. This paper presents two alternatives which detect stable dominant points.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)821-832
Number of pages12
JournalProceedings of SPIE - The International Society for Optical Engineering
StatePublished - Nov 1 1989

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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