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Journal of Electronic Imaging

Implementation of a cellular neural network-based segmentation algorithm on the bio-inspired vision system
Author(s): Fethullah Karabiber; Giuseppe Grassi; Pietro Vecchio; Sabri Arik; M. Erhan Yalcin
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Paper Abstract

Based on the cellular neural network (CNN) paradigm, the bio-inspired (bi-i) cellular vision system is a computing platform consisting of state-of-the-art sensing, cellular sensing-processing and digital signal processing. This paper presents the implementation of a novel CNN-based segmentation algorithm onto the bi-i system. The experimental results, carried out for different benchmark video sequences, highlight the feasibility of the approach, which provides a frame rate of about 26 frame/sec. Comparisons with existing CNN-based methods show that, even though these methods are from two to six times faster than the proposed one, the conceived approach is more accurate and, consequently, represents a satisfying trade-off between real-time requirements and accuracy.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 January 2011
PDF: 12 pages
J. Electron. Imaging. 20(1) 013004 doi: 10.1117/1.3533327
Published in: Journal of Electronic Imaging Volume 20, Issue 1
Show Author Affiliations
Fethullah Karabiber, Istanbul Univ. (Turkey)
Giuseppe Grassi, Univ. del Salento (Italy)
Pietro Vecchio, Univ. del Salento (Italy)
Sabri Arik, Istanbul Univ. (Turkey)
M. Erhan Yalcin, Istanbul Teknik Univ. (Turkey)


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