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Behavior of adaptive digital erosions
Author(s): Clara Cuciurean-Zapan; Edward R. Dougherty; Yidong Chen
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Paper Abstract

Design of statistically optimal erosion-based filters is problematic due to the complexity of the search process. Specialized search techniques and constraints on optimality are used to mitigate the full search. Adaptation of structuring elements has also ben employed. The present paper looks at the behavior of an adaptive filter relative to the actual optimal filter for a single erosion in two models, signal-union-noise and dilation. It does so in the context of state transitions, where filter states are stacks that determine the structuring element upon thresholding.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 October 1996
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2823, Statistical and Stochastic Methods for Image Processing, (8 October 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.253438
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Clara Cuciurean-Zapan, Xerox Corp. (United States)
Edward R. Dougherty, Rochester Institute of Technology (United States)
Yidong Chen, National Institutes of Health (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2823:
Statistical and Stochastic Methods for Image Processing
Edward R. Dougherty; Francoise J. Preteux; Jennifer L. Davidson, Editor(s)

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