A single-layered Hough transform network is proposed that accepts image coordinates of each object pixel as input and produces a set of outputs that indicate the belongingness of the pixel to a particular structure (e.g., a straight line). The network is able to learn adaptively the parametric forms of the linear segments present in the image. It is designed for learning and identification not only of linear segments in two-dimensional images but also the planes and hyperplanes in the higher-dimensional spaces. It provides an efficient representation of visual information embedded in the connection weights. The network not only reduces the large space requirement, as in the case of classical Hough transform, but also represents the parameters with high precision.

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