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Cellular Logic With Hierarchical Extensions
Author(s): Steven L. Tanimoto
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Paper Abstract

A cellular logic operation traditionally consists of the parallel application of a local image transformation at all cells of a two dimensional array. In order to compute certain global image properties efficiently, it sometimes behooves one to extend the notion of an operation so that it operates on a hierarchical domain rather than just an image. In this paper, the definitions for hierarchical cellular logic operations are given and applied to the problem of selecting key pixels of a binary image. Such key pixels may be used as features themselves or used as seed points for object extraction algorithms.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 January 1984
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 0435, Architectures and Algorithms for Digital Image Processing, (9 January 1984); doi: 10.1117/12.936982
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Steven L. Tanimoto, University of Washington (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0435:
Architectures and Algorithms for Digital Image Processing
Per-Erik Danielsson; Andre J. Oosterlinck, Editor(s)

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