Issue No. 03 - March (1979 vol. 1)
Theodosios Pavlidis , Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ 08544.
Description of contours in terms of complex arcs allows the use of simple algorithms for matching. An example of such matchings for island contours is included.
Theodosios Pavlidis, "The Use of a Syntactic Shape Analyzer for Contour Matching", IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis & Machine Intelligence, vol. 1, no. , pp. 307-310, March 1979, doi:10.1109/TPAMI.1979.4766928