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Sensors 2014, 14(2), 3690-3701; doi:10.3390/s140203690

Feature Point Descriptors: Infrared and Visible Spectra

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Received: 17 December 2013 / Revised: 13 February 2014 / Accepted: 14 February 2014 / Published: 21 February 2014
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Abstract: This manuscript evaluates the behavior of classical feature point descriptors when they are used in images from long-wave infrared spectral band and compare them with the results obtained in the visible spectrum. Robustness to changes in rotation, scaling, blur, and additive noise are analyzed using a state of the art framework. Experimental results using a cross-spectral outdoor image data set are presented and conclusions from these experiments are given.
Keywords: cross-spectral imaging; feature point descriptors cross-spectral imaging; feature point descriptors
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Ricaurte, P.; Chilán, C.; Aguilera-Carrasco, C.A.; Vintimilla, B.X.; Sappa, A.D. Feature Point Descriptors: Infrared and Visible Spectra. Sensors 2014, 14, 3690-3701.

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Ricaurte P, Chilán C, Aguilera-Carrasco CA, Vintimilla BX, Sappa AD. Feature Point Descriptors: Infrared and Visible Spectra. Sensors. 2014; 14(2):3690-3701.

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Ricaurte, Pablo; Chilán, Carmen; Aguilera-Carrasco, Cristhian A.; Vintimilla, Boris X.; Sappa, Angel D. 2014. "Feature Point Descriptors: Infrared and Visible Spectra." Sensors 14, no. 2: 3690-3701.

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