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Fast texture segmentation by Fourier optic implementation of Gaussian smoothed fan filters
Author(s): Duncan J. Telfer; Zhongqiang Li
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Paper Abstract

Image segmentation by texture is achieved by using Gaussian smoothed fan (GSF) filters in the Fourier domain. These filters have intrinsically more defined bandwidths than Gabor filters and were developed earlier by the authors for multichannel filtering on digitized images. This paper reports a Fourier optical implementation of GSF filters on images constructed from Brodatz album textures. The back-transformed images are compared with corresponding output images obtained from digital processing and demonstrate that the approach is well suited to real-time fast segmentation of images containing texture fields.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 August 1992
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1704, Advances in Optical Information Processing V, (24 August 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.139927
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Duncan J. Telfer, Lancashire Polytechnic (United Kingdom)
Zhongqiang Li, Ngee Ann Polytechnic (Singapore)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1704:
Advances in Optical Information Processing V
Dennis R. Pape, Editor(s)

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