A Mathematical Model for Computer Image Tracking

@article{Legters1982AMM,
  title={A Mathematical Model for Computer Image Tracking},
  author={George R. Legters and Tzay Y. Young},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence},
  year={1982},
  volume={PAMI-4},
  pages={583-594}
}
A mathematical model using an operator formulation for a moving object in a sequence of images is presented. Time-varying translation and rotation operators are derived to describe the motion. A variational estimation algorithm is developed to track the dynamic parameters of the operators. The occlusion problem is alleviated by using a predictive Kalman filter to keep the tracking on course during severe occlusion. The tracking algorithm (variational estimation in conjunction with Kalman filter… CONTINUE READING
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