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Multiple-resolution segmentation of tone-dominated image
Author(s): Tianhu Lei; Zuo Zhao
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Paper Abstract

A new multiple resolution segmentation (MRS) technique for the tone-dominated images is presented. Pyramid structure is established to provide a series of images with the reduced size and the reduced resolution. A stochastic model-based image analysis technique -- our previous research work known as fixed resolution segmentation (FRS) -- is first applied at a selected higher level of pyramid, i.e., on an image with the coarse resolution. Then, the results obtained at this level are guided to the next (lower) level, i.e., the image with the finer resolution. This level-to-level downward operation is repeated until the base level of pyramid, i.e., the image with the original resolution is reached. Our studies show that MRS outperforms FRS in terms of its accuracy and speed. Examples are demonstrated and some theoretical analysis are included.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 June 1992
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 1652, Medical Imaging VI: Image Processing, (1 June 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.59410
Show Author Affiliations
Tianhu Lei, Univ. of Maryland/Baltimore (United States)
Zuo Zhao, Univ. of Maryland/Baltimore (United States)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1652:
Medical Imaging VI: Image Processing
Murray H. Loew, Editor(s)

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