Colchester, ACF and Robinson, GP and 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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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.
|Title:||A unified approach to the segmentation of grey-level and dot-pattern images|
|UCL classification:||UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Computer Science|
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