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Image segmentation based on ultimate levelings: From attribute filters to machine learning strategies

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Author(s):
Alves, Wonder A. L. [1] ; Gobber, Charles F. [1] ; Silva, Dennis J. [2] ; Morimitsu, Alexandre [2] ; Hashimoto, Ronaldo F. [2] ; Marcotegui, Beatriz [3]
Total Authors: 6
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Nave Julho, Informat & Knowledge Management Grad Program, Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Univ Sao Paulo, Inst Math & Stat, Dept Comp Sci, Sao Paulo - Brazil
[3] Mines ParisTech, Ctr Math Morphol, Fontainebleau - France
Total Affiliations: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: PATTERN RECOGNITION LETTERS; v. 133, p. 264-271, MAY 2020.
Web of Science Citations: 0
Abstract

Ultimate levelings are operators that extract important image contrast information from a scale-space based on levelings. Along with the residual extraction process, some residues usually come from undesirable regions, and they should be filtered out. For this, some strategies can be applied to filter these undesirable residues. In this paper, we introduce a new approach to detect desirable regions from ultimate levelings through a new hierarchical structure called residual tree. From this structure, we extract attribute vectors to build a machine learning model which gives a matching value between ground truth regions and residual tree nodes. Thus, from the selected residual tree nodes, we present a new approach to choose the best disjoint residual nodes which gives the regions of the ultimate levelings. Finally, from the ultimate levelings, we use its partition associated function to solve the segmentation problem. In order to evaluate our new approach, some experiments were carried out with a plant dataset and results report the state-of-the-art performance in plant segmentation. (C) 2020 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 18/15652-7 - Image segmentation based on shape constraints through the ultimate levelings
Grantee:Wonder Alexandre Luz Alves
Support type: Regular Research Grants
FAPESP's process: 15/01587-0 - Storage, modeling and analysis of dynamical systems for e-Science applications
Grantee:João Eduardo Ferreira
Support type: Research Grants - eScience and Data Science Program - Thematic Grants