# Visual pattern recognition by moment invariants

@article{Hu1962VisualPR, title={Visual pattern recognition by moment invariants}, author={Ming-Kuei Hu}, journal={IRE Trans. Inf. Theory}, year={1962}, volume={8}, pages={179-187} }

In this paper a theory of two-dimensional moment invariants for planar geometric figures is presented. A fundamental theorem is established to relate such moment invariants to the well-known algebraic invariants. Complete systems of moment invariants under translation, similitude and orthogonal transformations are derived. Some moment invariants under general two-dimensional linear transformations are also included. Both theoretical formulation and practical models of visual pattern recognition…

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