A Stereo Image Processing System for Visually Impaired

  title={A Stereo Image Processing System for Visually Impaired},
  author={G. Balakrishnan and G. Sainarayanan and R. Nagarajan and Sazali Yaacob},
  journal={World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Computer, Electrical, Automation, Control and Information Engineering},
  • G. Balakrishnan, G. Sainarayanan, S. Yaacob
  • Published 23 August 2008
  • Computer Science
  • World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, International Journal of Computer, Electrical, Automation, Control and Information Engineering
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