Scheme of diagnosis algorithm in object – related diagnosis. Explanation: The original image is divided into a background and an object-related space (right upper and left lower corner). Within the object space object have to be identified by known general object features (ants, leaves). The object features will then be measured and classified according to the feature data set. The complete arrangement will provide the diagnosis.
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