Optimal axes for defining the orientations of shapes

D. Shen, H. H.S. Ip

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The authors present the concept of optimal axes for expressing the orientations of shapes, based on the first and second nonzero generalised complex moments. Compared with other reported methods, the technique gives the optimal (minimal number) axes needed to represent shape orientations.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1873-1874
Number of pages2
JournalElectronics Letters
Issue number20
Publication statusPublished - 1996
Externally publishedYes


  • Image processing
  • Pattern recognition

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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