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Image-moment Sensor


In order to realize automatic control of machines, we designed a new vision chip specialized for extraction of image moments. Moments are statistical values containg information of object size, position, orientation and shape, and are used in object recognition and pose estimation.


  1. Takashi Komuro, Atsushi Iwashita, Masatoshi Ishikawa: A QVGA-size Pixel-parallel Image Processor for 1,000-fps Vision, IEEE Micro, vol. 29 no. 6, pp. 58-67 (2009)
  2. Atsushi Iwashita, Takashi Komuro, Masatoshi Ishikawa: An Image-Moment Sensor with Variable-Length Pipeline Structure, IEICE Transactions on Electronics, Vol. E90-C, No. 10, pp. 1876-1883 (2007)
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