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A Dual Active Contour Incorporating Parametric Shape Description

A Dual Active Contour Incorporating Parametric Shape Description
A Dual Active Contour Incorporating Parametric Shape Description
Active contours are now established as a technique for extracting salient contours from an image. Unfortunately the original technique suffers from many problems. A novel model-based dual active contour, a method of integrating parametric shape information with two active contours, has been developed to overcome the primary problems; sensitivity to initialisation and undesirable attractions by insignificant localised or regionalised features. The robustness of the technique is demonstrated by application to the extraction of a head boundary for face location.
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Gunn, S.R.
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Nixon, M.S.
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Holt, M.
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Cowan, C.
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Grant, P.
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Gunn, S.R. and Nixon, M.S., (1994) A Dual Active Contour Incorporating Parametric Shape Description Holt, M., Cowan, C., Grant, P. and Sandham, W. (eds.) At European Signal Processing. , pp. 435-438.

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Abstract

Active contours are now established as a technique for extracting salient contours from an image. Unfortunately the original technique suffers from many problems. A novel model-based dual active contour, a method of integrating parametric shape information with two active contours, has been developed to overcome the primary problems; sensitivity to initialisation and undesirable attractions by insignificant localised or regionalised features. The robustness of the technique is demonstrated by application to the extraction of a head boundary for face location.

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Published date: September 1994
Additional Information: Address: Edinburgh, UK
Venue - Dates: European Signal Processing, 1994-09-01
Organisations: Electronic & Software Systems, Southampton Wireless Group

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Local EPrints ID: 250342
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/250342
PURE UUID: d9412a9d-3274-4dc6-90b3-269c43232efc

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Date deposited: 29 Oct 2001
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 10:42

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Author: S.R. Gunn
Author: M.S. Nixon
Editor: M. Holt
Editor: C. Cowan
Editor: P. Grant
Editor: W. Sandham

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