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Author Junjie Bai ♦ Xiaodong Wu
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2014
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Image segmentation ♦ Accuracy ♦ Optimization ♦ Labeling ♦ Robustness ♦ Manuals ♦ Measurement ♦ graph-cut ♦ ratio optimization ♦ error-tolerante ♦ interactive segmentation
Abstract Scribbles in scribble-based interactive segmentation such as graph-cut are usually assumed to be perfectly accurate, i.e., foreground scribble pixels will never be segmented as background in the final segmentation. However, it can be hard to draw perfectly accurate scribbles, especially on fine structures of the image or on mobile touch-screen devices. In this paper, we propose a novel ratio energy function that tolerates errors in the user input while encouraging maximum use of the user input information. More specifically, the ratio energy aims to minimize the graph-cut energy while maximizing the user input respected in the segmentation. The ratio energy function can be exactly optimized using an efficient iterated graph cut algorithm. The robustness of the proposed method is validated on the GrabCut dataset using both synthetic scribbles and manual scribbles. The experimental results show that the proposed algorithm is robust to the errors in the user input and preserves the "anchoring" capability of the user input.
Description Author affiliation: Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., Univ. of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA (Junjie Bai; Xiaodong Wu)
ISBN 9781479951185
ISSN 10636919
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2014-06-23
Publisher Place USA
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 2.35 MB
Page Count 8
Starting Page 392
Ending Page 399


Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library