Rotation and Scaling Invariant Parameters of Textured Images and Its Applications

Yue WU

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E78-A    No.8    pp.944-950
Publication Date: 1995/08/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Digital Signal Processing)
texture,  classification,  Wold decompostiton,  rotation and scaling invariant parameters,  

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This paper presents a simple and efficient method for estimation of parameters useful for textured image analysis. On the basia of a 2-D Wold-like decomposition of homogenenous random fields, the texture field can be decomposed into a sum of two mutually orthogonal components: a deterministic component and an indeterministic component. The spectral density function (SDF) of the former is a sum of 1-D or 2-D delta functions. The 2-D autocorrelation function (ACF) of the latter is fitted to the assumed anisotropic ACF that has an elliptical contour. The parameters representing the ellipse and those representing the delta functions can be used to detect rotation angles and scaling factors of test textures. Specially, rotation and scaling invariant parameters, which are applicable to the classification of rotated and scaled textured images, can be estimated by combining these parameters. That is, a test texture can be correctly classified even if it is rotated and scaled. Several computer experiments on natural textures show the effectiveness of this method.