In this article, scale and orientation invariant object detection is performed by matching intensity level histograms. Unlike other global measurement methods, the present one uses a local feature description that allows small changes in the histogram signature, giving robustness to partial occlusions. Local features over the object histogram are extracted during a Boosting learning phase, selecting the most discriminant features within a training histogram image set. The Integral Histogram has been used to compute local histograms in constant time.
CitationVillamizar, Michael; Sanfeliu, Alberto; Andrade-Cetto, Juan. "Unidimensional multiscale local features for object detection under rotation and mild occlusions". 3rd Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (IbPRIA), Girona, Catalunya, 2007. A: Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 4477. Berlin, Alemanya: Springer Verlag, 2007, p. 645 - 651.
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