Variational or Meaningful Boundaries?

Part of the Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics book series (IAM, volume 34)

This chapter contains a brief review of the theory of edge detection and its nonlocal version — the “snake” or “active contour” theory. The snakes are curves drawn in the image and minimizing a contrast and smoothness energy.


Synthetic Image Initial Contour Contrast Function Average Contrast Snake Model 
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