[OSM-dev] [GSoC] Automatic Street-Sign Detection and Reading - was: [GSoC] A GPX photo stamper.
Stefan de Konink
stefan at konink.de
Sat Apr 4 14:38:49 BST 2009
Matt Amos wrote:
>>> But please keep in mind that SIFT will *not* work for the typical
>>> streetsign because SIFT looks for features, which are typically not
>>> present in the 'easy to understand' signs (because they use colours).
> wouldn't SIFT (or variants thereof) work really well against a
> database of exemplars, i.e: pictures of existing street signs,
> isolated letters from the font used for street signage?
This thing is totally 'unsiftable'.
> i'm happy to advise on this project, but i have to state up-front that
> i don't have the experience that stefan has with SIFT, etc...
Just add your name to the list :)
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