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Gabor filters for rotation invariant texture classification

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  • RMS Porter
  • CN Canagarajah
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnknown
Publisher or commissioning bodyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1193 - 1196
ISBN (Print)078033583X
DatePublished - Jun 1997
EventIEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 1997 (ISCAS '97) - Hong Kong, China
Duration: 1 Jun 1997 → …


ConferenceIEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 1997 (ISCAS '97)
CityHong Kong
Period1/06/97 → …


A Gabor filter based feature extraction scheme for texture classification is proposed. By using a novel set of circularly symmetric filters, rotation invariance is achieved. The scheme offers a high classification performance on textures at any orientation using both fewer features and a smaller area of analysis than most existing schemes. The performance of the scheme on noisy images is also investigated, demonstrating a high robustness to noise.

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IEEE International Symposium on Circuits and Systems, 1997 (ISCAS '97)

Duration1 Jun 1997 → …
CityHong Kong

Event: Conference

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