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Multidimensional Morphological Edge Detection
Author(s): Richard J. Feehs; Gonzalo R. Arce
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Paper Abstract

Recently, mathematical morphology has been used to develop efficient and statistically robust 2-dimensional edge detectors[1]. These edge detectors have been shown to outperform most mask and differentiation based edge detectors. In this paper, we introduce a general robust N-dimensional morphological edge detector that outperforms any of the previously developed morphological edge detectors. We compare the statistical performance of our edge detector with that of the previously developed 2-D morphological edge detector on images with various noise levels. Finally, we will also include some examples of our edge detector's output on both 2 and 3-dimensional images to compare with other operators.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 October 1987
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 0845, Visual Communications and Image Processing II, (13 October 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.976517
Show Author Affiliations
Richard J. Feehs, University of Delaware (United States)
Gonzalo R. Arce, University of Delaware (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0845:
Visual Communications and Image Processing II
T. Russell Hsing, Editor(s)

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