On the beneficial effect of noise in vertex localization

Raftopoulos, Konstantinos A. and Kollias, Stefanos and Sourlas, Dionysios D. and Ferecatu, Marin (2018) On the beneficial effect of noise in vertex localization. International Journal of Computer Vision, 126 (1). pp. 111-139. ISSN 0920-5691

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Abstract

A theoretical and experimental analysis related to the effect of noise in the task of vertex identication in unknown shapes is presented. Shapes are seen as real functions of their closed boundary. An alternative global perspective of curvature is examined providing insight into the process of noise- enabled vertex localization. The analysis reveals that noise facilitates in the localization of certain vertices. The concept of noising is thus considered and a relevant global method for localizing Global Vertices is investigated in relation to local methods under the presence of increasing noise. Theoretical analysis reveals that induced noise can indeed help localizing certain vertices if combined with global descriptors. Experiments with noise and a comparison to localized methods validate the theoretical results.

Keywords:Noising, Global Vertices, Global Curvature, Shape Representation, Object Recognition, Shape Modeling, Incremental Noising, Vertex Localization
Subjects:G Mathematical and Computer Sciences > G740 Computer Vision
Divisions:College of Science > School of Computer Science
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Deposited On:02 Mar 2018 16:47

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