New Penalty Scheme for Optimal Subsequence Bijection

  • Laura Alejandra Pinilla-Buitrago
  • José Francisco Martínez-Trinidad
  • Jesús Ariel Carrasco-Ochoa
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8258)


Optimal Subsequence Bijection (OSB) is a method that allows comparing two sequences of endnodes of two skeleton graphs which represent articulated shapes of 2D images. The OSB dissimilarity function uses a constant penalty cost for all endnodes not matching between two skeleton graphs; this can be a problem, especially in those cases where there is a big amount of not matching endnodes. In this paper, a new penalty scheme for OSB, assigning variable penalties on endnodes not matching between two skeleton graphs, is proposed. The experimental results show that the new penalty scheme improves the results on supervised classification, compared with the original OSB.


skeleton graph classification matching 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Laura Alejandra Pinilla-Buitrago
    • 1
  • José Francisco Martínez-Trinidad
    • 1
  • Jesús Ariel Carrasco-Ochoa
    • 1
  1. 1.Óptica y Electrónica, Departamento de Ciencias ComputacionalesInstituto Nacional de AstrofísicaPueblaMéxico

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