[OSM-dev] [GSoC] Automatic Street-Sign Detection and Reading - was: [GSoC] A GPX photo stamper.

Stefan de Konink stefan at konink.de
Thu Apr 9 11:37:06 BST 2009


On Thu, 9 Apr 2009, Matt Amos wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 1:05 AM, Tijs Zwinkels
> <openStreetMap at tumblecow.net> wrote:
> > I mean, come on, one of these methods must be able to detect street signs.
> > :)
>
> i stumbled across a paper about tracking text in videos[1]. maybe some
> of the methods they're using are worth looking at and/or extending to
> symbolic signs?

Text is again siftable because it is complex. But we are talking with
signs (the basic ones) in shapes/colours.


Stefan





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