Texture Segmentation with Local Fuzzy Patterns and Neuro-fuzzy Decision Support

  • L. Caponetti
  • C. Castiello
  • A. M. Fanelli
  • P. Górecki
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4252)


In this paper we propose a split and merge texture segmentation method. The presented approach is characterised by the introduction of a novel operator, the Local Fuzzy Pattern for texture discrimination, and the employment of a neuro-fuzzy decision support strategy, which supervises the overall split and merge procedure. The effectiveness of the proposed approach is evaluated on a set of artificial and natural texture images.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Caponetti
    • 1
  • C. Castiello
    • 1
  • A. M. Fanelli
    • 1
  • P. Górecki
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di InformaticaUniversità degli Studi di BariBariItaly

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