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Skeleton decompositions
Author(s): Jean C. Serra
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Paper Abstract

The hit-or-miss operator is used as the building block ofoptimal morphological restoration filters. Using the conditional expectation in a binary setting, filter design methodologies are given for general, maximum, and minimum noise environments, the latter two producing optimal thinning and thickening filters, respectively. Unions ofhit-or-miss transforms are expressed as canonical logical sums ofproducts. The final hit-or-miss templates are obtained by logic reduction.

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Date Published: 1 June 1992
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1769, Image Algebra and Morphological Image Processing III, (1 June 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.60657
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Jean C. Serra, Univ. Autonoma de Barcelona and Univ. Politecnica de Catalun (Spain)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1769:
Image Algebra and Morphological Image Processing III
Paul D. Gader; Edward R. Dougherty; Jean C. Serra, Editor(s)

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