Hit-or-miss and Skeletons

  • Pierre Soille

Abstract

Hit-or-miss transformations involve SEs composed of two sets: the first has to fit the object under study while the second has to miss it. Hence, the name fitand-miss would have been more appropriate. Hit-or-miss transformations are applied to binary images for extracting neighbourhood configurations such as those corresponding to isolated background and foreground pixels. Adding all pixels having a given configuration to an image leads to the definition of thickenings and subtracting them from the image defines the thinning operator.

Keywords

Hexagonal Hull Crest Acoustics Alphen 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pierre Soille
    • 1
  1. 1.Silsoe Research InstituteSilsoe BedfordshireUK

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