Galois Field-based Approach for Rotation and Scale Invariant Texture Classification

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Shivashankar S 1,* Medha Kudari 1 P. S. Hiremath 2

1. Dept of Computer Science, Karnatak University, Dharwad, 580003, India

2. Dept of Computer Science (MCA), KLE Technological University, BVBCET, Hubballi, 580031, India

* Corresponding author.


Received: 4 Apr. 2018 / Revised: 14 May 2018 / Accepted: 14 Jun. 2018 / Published: 8 Sep. 2018

Index Terms

Galois Field representation of texture image, Feature histogram computation, Rotation and scale invariance, Texture classification


In this paper, a novel Galois Field-based approach is proposed for rotation and scale invariant texture classification. The commutative and associative properties of Galois Field addition operator are useful for accomplishing the rotation and scale invariance of texture representation. Firstly, the Galois field operator is constructed, which is applied to the input textural image. The normalized cumulative histogram is constructed for Galois Field operated image. The bin values of the histogram are considered as rotation and scale invariant texture features. The classification is performed using the K-Nearest Neighbour classifier. The experimental results of the proposed method are compared with that of Rotation Invariant Local Binary Pattern (RILBP) and Log-Polar transform methods. These results obtained using the proposed method are encouraging and show the possibility of classifying texture successfully irrespective of its rotation and scale.

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Shivashankar S., Medha Kudari, Prakash S. Hiremath, " Galois Field-based Approach for Rotation and Scale Invariant Texture Classification", International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing(IJIGSP), Vol.10, No.9, pp. 56-64, 2018. DOI: 10.5815/ijigsp.2018.09.07


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