By Topic

Contrast invariant registration of images

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)
Monasse, P. ; CMLA, Ecole Normale Superieure de Cachan, France

We propose a method for image registration which seems to be useful under the three following conditions. First, both images are globally and roughly the result of a translation and rotation. Second, some occlusions due to moving objects occur from image 1 to image 2. Third, because of changes of illumination, contrast may have changed globally and even locally. Under such unfavorable conditions, correlation-based global registration may become inaccurate, because of the global compromise it yields between several displacements. Our method avoids these difficulties by defining a set of local contrast invariant features in order to achieve contrast invariant matching. A voting procedure allows one to eliminate “wrong” matching features due to the displacement of small objects and yields sub-pixel accuracy. This method was tested successfully for registration of watches with moving hands and for road control applications

Published in:

Acoustics, Speech, and Signal Processing, 1999. Proceedings., 1999 IEEE International Conference on  (Volume:6 )

Date of Conference:

15-19 Mar 1999