New Biological Real-time Pattern Extraction Emulating Fly’s Behavior
Takayuki Tanaka*, Kazuo Yamafuji*, and Yasunori Yamazaki**
*Department of Mechanical Engineering and Intelligent Systems, University of Electro-Communications, 1-5-1 Chofugaoka, Chofu, Tokyo, Japan
**Seiko-Epson Inc., 1-16-15 Daieicho, Okaya, Nagano, Japan
We propose biological real-time pattern extraction. In order to extract objects from a frame image taken by a camera, many virtual flies (VFs) scattered on the CRT display are utilized. An individual VF composed of 3×3 pixels can freely fly in the display. Fundamental object extraction is to detect objects just like flies sensing food and swarming around. Methodology realized by soft-computing technology and experimental results are described in detail.
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