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Title: Object detection approach using generative sparse, hierarchical networks with top-down and lateral connections for combining texture/color detection and shape/contour detection

Abstract

An approach to detecting objects in an image dataset may combine texture/color detection, shape/contour detection, and/or motion detection using sparse, generative, hierarchical models with lateral and top-down connections. A first independent representation of objects in an image dataset may be produced using a color/texture detection algorithm. A second independent representation of objects in the image dataset may be produced using a shape/contour detection algorithm. A third independent representation of objects in the image dataset may be produced using a motion detection algorithm. The first, second, and third independent representations may then be combined into a single coherent output using a combinatorial algorithm.

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Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1202320
Patent Number(s):
9,092,692
Application Number:
14/026,812
Assignee:
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, NM)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Sep 13
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
97 MATHEMATICS AND COMPUTING

Citation Formats

Paiton, Dylan M., Kenyon, Garrett T., Brumby, Steven P., Schultz, Peter F., and George, John S. Object detection approach using generative sparse, hierarchical networks with top-down and lateral connections for combining texture/color detection and shape/contour detection. United States: N. p., 2015. Web.
Paiton, Dylan M., Kenyon, Garrett T., Brumby, Steven P., Schultz, Peter F., & George, John S. Object detection approach using generative sparse, hierarchical networks with top-down and lateral connections for combining texture/color detection and shape/contour detection. United States.
Paiton, Dylan M., Kenyon, Garrett T., Brumby, Steven P., Schultz, Peter F., and George, John S. Tue . "Object detection approach using generative sparse, hierarchical networks with top-down and lateral connections for combining texture/color detection and shape/contour detection". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1202320.
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