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Abstract

A new approach is proposed for finding optimal cuts in hierarchies of partitions by energy minimization. It rests on the notion of h-increasingness, allows to find best(optimal) cuts in one pass, and to obtain nice ”climbing” scale space operators. The ways to construct h-increasing energies, and to combine them are studied, and illustrated by two examples on color and on textures.

Keywords

Image Segmentation Optimal Segmentation Partial Partition Colour Image Segmentation Hierarchical Image 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean Serra
    • 1
  • Bangalore Ravi Kiran
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratoire d’Informatique Gaspard-Monge, A3SI, ESIEEUniversité Paris-EstFrance

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