Active Contours: The Application of Techniques from Graphics,Vision,Control Theory and Statistics to Visual Tracking of Shapes in Motion / Edition 1

Active Contours: The Application of Techniques from Graphics,Vision,Control Theory and Statistics to Visual Tracking of Shapes in Motion / Edition 1

by Andrew Blake, M. Isard
     
 

Active Contours deals with the analysis of moving images - a topic of growing importance within the computer graphics industry. In particular it is concerned with understanding, specifying and learning prior models of varying strength and applying them to dynamic contours. Its aim is to develop and analyse these modelling tools in depth and within a consistent

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Overview

Active Contours deals with the analysis of moving images - a topic of growing importance within the computer graphics industry. In particular it is concerned with understanding, specifying and learning prior models of varying strength and applying them to dynamic contours. Its aim is to develop and analyse these modelling tools in depth and within a consistent framework.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540762171
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
03/01/1999
Pages:
356
Product dimensions:
7.42(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.91(d)

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Table of Contents

1Introduction
2Active shape models
3Spline curves
4Shape-space models
5Image processing techniques for feature location
6Fitting spline templates
7Pose recovery
8Probabilistic models of shape
9Dynamical models
10Dynamic contour tracking
11Learning motion
12Non-Gaussian models and random sampling algorithms
AMathematical background
BStochastic dynamical systems
CFurther shape-space models
Glossary of notation
Bibliography
Author Index
Index

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