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Ett tillvägagångssätt för extrahering och igenkänning av objekt
2014 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

There are limited methods for finding information in a video, such as manually added metadata, using face recognition or text recognition. This master thesis will propose a new method for extraction and recognition of objects from color images. Through this, the frames in video material can be described in a new dimension, the content of the video. This makes the video content searchable and enables description by more than just the provided metadata.Even though there exists a lot of research in the field of object recognition there is no clear solution to the problem of extracting objects that can be recognized. To solve this problem, different image processing techniques are used for analyzing images, or frames in a video. The approach presented is built up in three steps.The first step is based upon edge detection as a means of segmenting the image into different parts. A new method is proposed as the second step, where contours are identified and extracted from the edges detected by the first step. The last step uses signal analysis and Fourier descriptors for indexing and comparing different shapes. The shapes are normalized and filtered to reduce the required signature size and improve the invariant properties for comparison to other shapes.The chosen edge detection gives clear edges and a straight forward approach into the proposed method of finding contours. The proposed method finds many shapes with good precision. With signal analysis applied, the shapes can be indexed and compared to other shapes. It is shown that on a set of test data, this thesis work will recognize shapes with a good precision and is comparable to other recognition solutions. Also presented are suggestions and a discussion about how to improve the detection of shapes from more properties than this thesis has covered.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , 45 p.
Keyword [en]
Keyword [sv]
Teknik, object extraction, object recognition, fourier transform
URN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-58943Local ID: f7dfc662-ac39-4605-b15b-c6bce346b33fOAI: diva2:1032331
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Student thesis, at least 30 credits
Educational program
Computer Science and Engineering, master's level
Validerat; 20140916 (global_studentproject_submitter)Available from: 2016-10-04 Created: 2016-10-04Bibliographically approved

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