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A unified approach to the segmentation of grey-level and dot-pattern images

Colchester, ACF; Robinson, GP; Griffin, LD; (1992) A unified approach to the segmentation of grey-level and dot-pattern images. In: 11th IAPR International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 1992. Vol.III. Conference C: Image, Speech and Signal Analysis, Proceedings. (pp. 319 - 322). IEEE Computer Society Press: Los Alamitos, US.

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Abstract

The authors show the close relationship between two algorithms developed in their laboratory: (1) for segmenting grey-scale images and (2) for grouping patterns of dots or disconnected edge fragments. In both cases the output consists of objects each of which is bounded by a closed contours and contains a skeleton whose components are explicitly linked to boundary components. The second algorithm accomplishes a type of perceptual grouping which has often been regarded as implying a different type of processing from earlier segmentation steps. The authors suggest that early segmentation and later perceptual grouping can be, and should be, considered as fundamentally similar processes.

Type: Proceedings paper
Title: A unified approach to the segmentation of grey-level and dot-pattern images
ISBN: 0818629207
DOI: 10.1109/ICPR.1992.201989
Publisher version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICPR.1992.201989
UCL classification: UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Computer Science
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/74239
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