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Active contours

the application of techniques from graphics, vision, control theory and statistics to visual tracking of shapes in motion

by Blake, Andrew

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Published by Springer in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Computer vision.,
  • Image processing.,
  • Computer graphics.,
  • Control theory.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [315]-334) and index.

    StatementAndrew Blake and Michael Isard.
    ContributionsIsard, Michael, 1971-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA1634 .B48 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 352 p. :
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL353526M
    ISBN 103540762175
    LC Control Number98013199

    active contour model, we obtain a fast and efficient active contour model for salient object detection. Experiments are performed on several images to show the advantage of the polarity based active contour. Keywords: Computer vision, image segmentation, active contours, level set theory, object detection, variational level set, polarity.   Abstract: Segmentation of injured or unusual anatomic structures in medical imagery is a problem that has continued to elude fully automated solutions. In this paper, the goal of easy-to-use and consistent interactive segmentation is transformed into a control synthesis problem. A nominal level set partial differential equation (PDE) is assumed to be given; this open-loop system achieves Cited by:

    The impressive technical achievement of the book is a novel, probabilistic interpretation of active contours built on a geometric substrate that combines B-spline curve bases with shape spaces defined by global deformations. This combination leads to a new class of very fast and highly robust (non-Gaussian) active contour propagation algorithms.   A novel scheme for the detection of object boundaries is presented. The technique is based on active contours evolving in time according to intrinsic geometric measures of the image. The evolving contours naturally split and merge, allowing the simultaneous detection of several objects and both interior and exterior boundaries. The proposed approach is based on the relation between active Cited by:

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Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: Springer; Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. edition (J ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x Active contours book inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and policies) Cited by: This is an absolutely brilliant book about contour tracking, encountered in HCI, medical imaging and surveillance.

Every computer vision professional or researcher should be aware of active contour based tracking. As a PhD candidate in computer vision, this book was my first and most rewarding reading about this subject.5/5.

About this book Active Contours deals with the analysis of moving images - a topic of growing importance within the computer graphics industry. In particular it is concerned with understanding, specifying and learning prior models of varying strength and applying them to dynamic contours.

Active Contours Active Contours is about the computer analysis of moving video images. Numerous applications are illustrated from computer graphics animation, user-interface design, medical imaging, automated surveillance and robotics.

This book. Learning Active Contour Models for Medical Image Segmentation Xu Chen1, Bryan M. Williams1, Srinivasa R. Vallabhaneni1,2, Gabriela Czanner1,3, Rachel Williams1, and Yalin Active contours book 1Department of Eye and Vision Science, Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease, University of Liverpool, L7 8TX, UKCited by: 7.

our active contour model for texture segmentation. 2 Proposed Active contour model for texture seg-mentation In what follows, we assume familiarity with concepts from differential geome-try like geodesic distance, Riemannian Exponential and Riemannian Logarithm maps.

A thorough introduction to these concepts can be found in the books [2, 9]. • Active contours and active surfaces are means of model-driven segmentation.

Their use enforces closed and smooth boundaries for each segmentation irrespective of the image content. • Data-driven (region) approaches: Objects in an image appear homogeneous • Model-driven (boundary) approaches: Ideal object boundary are Size: 8MB. Active contours, or snakes, are computer-generated curves that move within images to find object boundaries.

The active contour model is a method to minimize the energy function from an external and internal force. It was first introduced by Kass et al. Active contour model, also called snakes, is a framework in computer vision introduced by Michael Kass, Andrew Witkin and Demetri Terzopoulos for delineating.

geometric active contours based on the theory of curve evolution. In order to improve the segmentation performance, the integration of edge- and region based information sources using active contours has been proposed by a few authors.

Geodesic active region is a supervised active contour model, proposed by Paragios [10]. Active Contours deals with the analysis of moving images - a topic of growing importance within the computer graphics industry. In particular it is concerned with understanding, specifying and learning prior models of varying strength and applying them to dynamic contours.

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FAST & ACCURATE RESULTS: Highly Accurate Meter. Test Results within 5 seconds. Second Chance Sampling with tiny blood sample. Abstract: We propose a new model for active contours to detect objects in a given image, based on techniques of curve evolution, Mumford-Shah () functional for segmentation and level sets.

Our model can detect objects whose boundaries are not necessarily defined by the gradient. We minimize an energy which can be seen as a particular case of the minimal partition by: Active Contours Home Page Authors: Andrew Blake and Michael Isard Active Contours is about the computer analysis of moving video images.

It develops geometric and probabilistic models for shapes and their dynamics. Browse Books. Home Browse by Title Books Active Contours: The Application of Techniques from Graphics,Vision,Control Theory and Statistics to Visual Tracking of Shapes in Motion.

Description: Active Contours deals with the analysis of moving images - a topic of growing importance within the computer graphics industry.

In particular it is concerned with understanding, specifying and learning prior models of varying strength and applying them to dynamic contours. GVFOM: a novel external force for active contour based image segmentation 1.

Introduction. The snake model, or active contour model, as a novel concept proposed by Kass et al. [7] inaims 2. Backgrounds. In this section, we introduce background of the snake model and main ideas of some Cited by: 3. Active contours appear to be suitable to the problem.

The active contour framework was developed for delineating an object outline in an image. The algorithm attempts to minimize the energy associated to the current contour, defined as the sum of an internal and an external energy term.

In this paperFile Size: KB. Active contours have been widely used as attractive image segmentation methods because they always produce s-regions with ub continuous boundaries, while the kernelbased edge detection methods, e.g.

Sobel edge detectors, - often produce discontinuous Size: KB. Snakes: Active Contour Models MICHAEL KASS, ANDREW WITKIN, and DEMETRI TERZOPOULOS Schlumberger Palo Alto Research, Hillview Ave., Palo Alto, CA Abstract A snake is an energy-minimizing spline guided by external constraint forces and influenced by image.

The typical edge-based model is the geodesic active contour model. The model combines active contours with the computation of geodesic distance curve, and it allows to associate classical snakes based on energy minimization with geometric active contours based on the theory of curve by: 4.What is Active Contour Model?

Definition of Active Contour Model: Active contour model is a sequential technique for image segmentation. Given an approximation of the boundary of an object in an image, an active contour model can be used to find the actual boundary by deforming the initial boundary to lock onto features of interest within this image.The active contour models in literature can be classified into two broad categories: parametric active contours [1], [3] and geometric active contours [4]-[9], [11]-[15].

In Kass et al.’s first efforts on active contours, the main idea was to formalize the problem as an energy minimization one.

TheyFile Size: KB.