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A method of identifying an object from a digitized image is disclosed. One embodiment of the method is particularly applicable to the classification of ships and a second embodiment is particularly applicable to the classification of aircraft. The digitized image of an unknown object is represented as a set of vertical vectors or, in the second embodiment, a set of radial vectors. The vectors are normalized and then compared to a library containing normalized digitized images of known objects. The unknown object is thereby identified as being similar to the known object corresponding to the library image most closely matching the image of the unknown object.

Title
Method of recognizing patterns
Application Number
7/229395
Publication Number
4901362
Application Date
August 8, 1988
Publication Date
February 13, 1990
Inventor
John Terzian
Winchester
MA, US
Agent
Richard M Sharkansky
Edmund J Walsh
Assignee
Raytheon Company
MA, US
IPC
G06K 9/50
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