We describe an approach to compute filters that automatically performs a spatial frequency selection to improve interclass discrimination and to reduce intraclass sensitivity. This approach is achieved by using as input to the filter synthesis a set of reference images to compute the filters and a set of distorted images to introduce the distortion or noise model of the reference images. Simulation results of correlation examples are provided for two pattern-recognition problems and are compared with the ones obtained with the standard minimum average correlation energy filters.
© 1993 Optical Society of America
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