Gabor 3D

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A 3D Gabor is the product of a 3D Gaussian and a 3D harmonic function. The length of the axes is controlled by the Gaussian and the frequency is controlled by the harmonic function. 3D Gabor wavelets are used for spatio-temporal analysis of a three-dimensional signal, like a video sequence, to extract motion energy features.

Contributed by: Fiora Pirri (March 2011)
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