The steerable pyramid, a
steerable, multi-scale oriented image transform, is
useful for image analysis and
synthesis. It has non-aliased sub-bands, which offers
advantages over orthogonal
wavelet image transforms.
Applications and source code:
E. P. Simoncelli and W. T. Freeman,
The steerable pyramid: a
flexible architecture for multi-scale derivative computation, 2nd
Annual IEEE Intl. Conference on Image Processing, Washington, DC.
E. P. Simoncelli, W. T. Freeman, E. H. Adelson and D. J. Heeger.
Shiftable Multi-Scale Transforms.
IEEE Trans. Information Theory, Special Issue on Wavelets.
Vol. 38, No. 2, pp. 587-607, March 1992.
W. T. Freeman and E. H. Adelson,
The design and use of steerable filters,
IEEE Trans. on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence,
vol. 13, no. 9, pp. 891 - 906, September, 1991.
MIT Vision and Modeling Group TR 126.
H. Greenspan, S. Belongie, R. Goodman, P. Perona, S. Rakshit, and C.
H. Anderson, Overcomplete steerable pyramid filters and rotation
invariance, Proceedings Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
(CVPR '94), IEEE Computer Society, p. 222 - 228.
D. Shy and P. Perona, X-Y separable pyramid steerable scalable
kernels, Proceedings Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
(CVPR '94), IEEE Computer Society, p. 237 - 244.