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Building and enforcing shape priors for segmentation of alloy micrographs
Author(s): Landis M. Huffman; Jeff P. Simmons; Marc De Graef; Ilya Pollak
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Paper Abstract

Computer simulation of metal alloys is an emerging trend in materials development. Simulated replicas of fabricated alloys are based on the segmentations of alloy micrographs. Therefore, accurate segmentation of visible precipitates is paramount to simulation accuracy. Since the shape and size of precipitates are key indicators of physical alloy properties, automated segmentation algorithms must account for abundant prior information of precipitate shape. We present a new method for constructing a prior enforcing rectangular shape which can be applied within a min-cut framework for maximum a-posteriori segmentation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 February 2013
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 8657, Computational Imaging XI, 86570D (14 February 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2012647
Show Author Affiliations
Landis M. Huffman, The MITRE Corp. (United States)
Jeff P. Simmons, Air Force Research Lab. (United States)
Marc De Graef, Carnegie Mellon Univ. (United States)
Ilya Pollak, Purdue Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8657:
Computational Imaging XI
Charles A. Bouman; Ilya Pollak; Patrick J. Wolfe, Editor(s)

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