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Issue No. 03 - March (1984 vol. 6)
ISSN: 0162-8828
pp: 374-378
A. Goshtasby , Department of Computer Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823; Department of Computer Science, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506.
S. H. Gage , Department of Entomology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823.
J. F. Bartholic , Department of Resource Development, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI 48823.
Two-stage template matching with sum of absolute differences as the similarity measure has been developed by Vanderburg and Rosenfeld [1], [2]. This correspondence shows the development of two-stage template matching with cross correlation as the similarity measure. The threshold value of the first-stage is derived analytically and its validity is verified experimentally. Considerable speed-up over the one-stage process can be obtained by introducing only a small false dismissal probability.

A. Goshtasby, S. H. Gage and J. F. Bartholic, "A Two-Stage Cross Correlation Approach to Template Matching," in IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis & Machine Intelligence, vol. 6, no. , pp. 374-378, 1984.
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