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Generalized Affine Invariant Image Normalization
May 1997 (vol. 19 no. 5)
pp. 431-440

Abstract—We provide a generalized image normalization technique which basically solved all problems in image normalization. The orientation of any image can be uniquely defined by at most three non-zero generalized complex (GC) moments. The correctness of our method is demonstrated theoretically as well as in practice by applying them to a number of "degenerate" images which have failed other previously reported techniques for image normalization.

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Index Terms:
Image normalization, image orientation, invariant image matching, symmetry detection, fold detection, complex moment, rotationally symmetric image.
Citation:
Dinggang Shen, Horace H.S. Ip, "Generalized Affine Invariant Image Normalization," IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 19, no. 5, pp. 431-440, May 1997, doi:10.1109/34.589203
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