On Closing the Fourier Descriptor Presentation

Jan Strackee, Nico J.D. Nagelkerke

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A numerical method is presented to close the truncated Fourier descriptor presentation of a closed curve.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)660-661
Number of pages2
JournalIEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1983
Externally publishedYes


  • Closed curves
  • Fourier descriptors
  • quadratic fitting

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Applied Mathematics


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