Correlation, Classification, Identification, and Matching

Authored by: John C. Russ , F. Brent Neal

The Image Processing Handbook

Print publication date:  November  2015
Online publication date:  November  2015

Print ISBN: 9781498740265
eBook ISBN: 9781498740289
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Measurement data obtained from images are often used for correlation with some other information about the structures and objects measured. It can be important to find relationships between image measurements and the history of the objects (for instance, due to the genetics of organisms or manufacturing variables for products), or between the image measurements and the objects’ performance, whether it involves consumer acceptance of appearance or a material’s resistance to fracture. In many fields of application, ranging from medical diagnosis to facial recognition, measurements can be important for object classification or identification.

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