ENHANCING IMPACT CRATER CONTOURS TO INCREASE RECOGNITION RATES

Lourenço P. C. Bandeira, José Saraiva, Pedro Pina

Abstract

This paper introduces an enhancement to the edge detection procedures that are part of a general methodology which aims at increasing the robustness of the automatic recognition of impact craters on planetary surfaces. It is demonstrated that the proposed improvement is a major contribution to increase the recognition rates and to simultaneously diminish the rates of false positives. Its performance is evaluated through a comparison with other classic edge detectors, which are applied to a set of images of the surface of Mars acquired by the MOC instrument aboard Mars Global Surveyor, a probe currently orbiting the planet.

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P. C. Bandeira L., Saraiva J. and Pina P. (2006). ENHANCING IMPACT CRATER CONTOURS TO INCREASE RECOGNITION RATES . In Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, ISBN 972-8865-40-6, pages 407-412. DOI: 10.5220/0001375104070412


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@conference{visapp06,
author={Lourenço P. C. Bandeira and José Saraiva and Pedro Pina},
title={ENHANCING IMPACT CRATER CONTOURS TO INCREASE RECOGNITION RATES},
booktitle={Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP,},
year={2006},
pages={407-412},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001375104070412},
isbn={972-8865-40-6},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the First International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP,
TI - ENHANCING IMPACT CRATER CONTOURS TO INCREASE RECOGNITION RATES
SN - 972-8865-40-6
AU - P. C. Bandeira L.
AU - Saraiva J.
AU - Pina P.
PY - 2006
SP - 407
EP - 412
DO - 10.5220/0001375104070412