• Pierre Soille


The segmentation of an image can be defined as its partition into different regions, each having certain properties. In a segmented image, the elementary picture elements are no longer the pixels but connected sets of pixels. Once the image has been segmented, measurements are performed on each region and adjacency relations between regions can be investigated. Image segmentation is therefore a key step towards the quantitative interpretation of image data.


Digital Elevation Model Grey Level Image Object Object Boundary Grey Scale Image 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pierre Soille
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  1. 1.EC Joint Research CentreIspra (Va)Italy

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