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Efficient Spiral Search in Bounded Spaces

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1 Author(s)
Hall, Richard W. ; Department of Electrical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261.

This correspondence defines approaches for the efficient generation of a spiral-like search pattern within bounded rectangularly tessellated regions. The defined spiral-like search pattern grows outward from a given source in a two-dimensional space, thus tending to minimize search time in many sequential tracking tasks. Efficient spiral generation is achieved by minimizing the number of operations required for interaction with boundaries. Algorithms are developed for both rectangular search regions and for arbitrary convex search regions.

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Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:PAMI-4 ,  Issue: 2 )

Date of Publication:

March 1982

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