Review of shape representation and description techniques

  title={Review of shape representation and description techniques},
  author={Dengsheng Zhang and Guojun Lu},
  journal={Pattern Recognition},
More and more images have been generated in digital form around the world. There is a growing interest in 1nding images in large collections or from remote databases. In order to 1nd an image, the image has to be described or represented by certain features. Shape is an important visual feature of an image. Searching for images using shape features has attracted much attention. There are many shape representation and description techniques in the literature. In this paper, we classify and… CONTINUE READING
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