[OSM-dev] [GSoC] Automatic Street-Sign Detection and Reading - was: [GSoC] A GPX photo stamper.
zerebubuth at gmail.com
Sat Apr 4 19:50:41 BST 2009
On Sat, Apr 4, 2009 at 2:38 PM, Stefan de Konink <stefan at konink.de> wrote:
> 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'.
wouldn't there usually be something inside the circle?
>> 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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