20 October 1993 Topology preserve gray image skeletonization algorithm
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A new algorithm which can skeletonize both black-white and gray pictures is presented. This algorithm is based on distance transformation and can preserve the topology of the original picture. It can be extended to 3-D skeletonization and can be implemented by parallel processing.
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Kai Qian, Kai Qian, Weibin Zhu, Weibin Zhu, Prabir Bhattacharya, Prabir Bhattacharya, "Topology preserve gray image skeletonization algorithm", Proc. SPIE 1957, Architecture, Hardware, and Forward-Looking Infrared Issues in Automatic Target Recognition, (20 October 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.161429; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.161429

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