Access to eBooks is limited to institutions that have purchased or currently subscribe to the SPIE eBooks program. eBooks are not available via an individual subscription. SPIE books (print and digital) may be purchased individually on SPIE.Org.

Contact your librarian to recommend SPIE eBooks for your organization.
The first chapter introduces the primary morphological operations on binary images, erosion and dilation. Erosion represents the probing of an image to see where some primitive shape fits inside the image, and all of mathematical morphology depends on this notion. Dilation is the dual operation to erosion, and is defined in terms of it relative to image complementation. Also discussed are the basic properties of dilation and erosion.
Online access to SPIE eBooks is limited to subscribing institutions.

Back to Top