1 September 1990 Extraction of arbitrary shapes from a noisy binary image using pseudo view field tracer
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Proceedings Volume 1360, Visual Communications and Image Processing '90: Fifth in a Series; (1990) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.24187
Event: Visual Communications and Image Processing '90, 1990, Lausanne, Switzerland
Abstract
We propose a new method to extract arbitrary shapes such as lines, circles, ellipses and other complex shapes, from noisy binary images. In this method, shapes in a given binary image are traced by the tracer named PVFT (Pseudo View Field Tracer ). The movement of PVFT is similar to that of the view field of a man who recognizes arbitrary shapes with a restricted view field. That is, PVFT selects line segments of a shape in a noisy image, and traces them. Moreover, movement of PVFT is controlled according to the shape to be extracted.
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Tomoharu Nagao, Tomoharu Nagao, Takeshi Agui, Takeshi Agui, Masayuki Nakajima, Masayuki Nakajima, "Extraction of arbitrary shapes from a noisy binary image using pseudo view field tracer", Proc. SPIE 1360, Visual Communications and Image Processing '90: Fifth in a Series, (1 September 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.24187; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.24187
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