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Optical Engineering

Optimized approach to multiscale skeleton generation
Author(s): Luciano F. Costa; E.T.M. Manoel
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Paper Abstract

We describe a simple, accurate, and fast approach to obtaining high-quality 2-D multiscale symmetry axis transform (SAT) skeletons based on the exact Euclidean distance. The method involves labeling the contour pixels of the shape and propagating such labels only around the neighborhood of already obtained skeleton segments. Since only small neighborhoods are processed, the algorithm efficiency becomes maximized.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 September 2001
PDF: 2 pages
Opt. Eng. 40(9) doi: 10.1117/1.1398057
Published in: Optical Engineering Volume 40, Issue 9
Show Author Affiliations
Luciano F. Costa, Univ. of Sao Paulo (Brazil)
E.T.M. Manoel, Univ. of Sao Paulo (Brazil)

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