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Author Tanimoto, Steven L. ♦ Pavlidis, Theodosios
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Picture processing ♦ Segmentation ♦ Pattern recognition ♦ Region editing
Abstract A major problem in picture processing is the elimination of the large number of spurious regions that result from an initial segmentation by region growing techniques. Such regions have been eliminated either on the basis of semantic information or on the basis of size and contrast. A scheme is presented which performs eliminations on the basis of local properties of the region adjacency graph. The scheme is based on definitions of graph properties which are satisfied when a spurious region is present; then editing is equivalent to fast graph operations. A number of examples are shown.
Description Affiliation: Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs (Tanimoto, Steven L.) || Princeton Univ. Princeton, NJ (Pavlidis, Theodosios)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-08-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Communications of the ACM (CACM)
Volume Number 20
Issue Number 4
Page Count 7
Starting Page 223
Ending Page 229


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Source: ACM Digital Library