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Circle Fit using Landau Method


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Circle Fit using Landau Method



Uses a non iterative and simple geometric fit. A modified version of Landau

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Based on the research paper "A Simple approach for the Estimation of Circular Arc Center and Its radius", Thomas and Chan, Computer vision, graphics and image processing 45, 362-370 (1989)

All credits go to above authors and Landau who originally proposed this method. Use of geometric fit makes this more accurate than least square approximations.

How to use?
[xc,yc,R] = Landau_new(x,y);
%where x and y are column vectors with data to be fitted.
%xc and yc are the center of fitted circle with radius R.


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Required Products MATLAB
MATLAB release MATLAB 8.1 (R2013a)
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Comments and Ratings (2)
13 Jun 2014 xd1231

Easy to use...Do you have a c++ version of this?

07 Nov 2013 Sumith YD

%here is a demo on how to use above function with random data. Make sure you have Landau_new.m file on the same folder as this file.

R = 6.57; xc = 12; yc = -8;
thetas = 0:pi/180:2*pi;
x = xc + R*cos(thetas);
y = yc + R*sin(thetas);
mult = 0.2;
x = x+mult*randn(size(x));
y = y+mult*randn(size(y));

[xcnew,ycnew,Rnew] = Landau_new(x,y);
xcircle = R*cos(theta')+xc;
ycircle = R*sin(theta')+yc;
axis equal;

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