BINARIZATION OF PHASE CONTRAST VOLUME IMAGES OF FIBROUS MATERIALS - A Case Study

Filip Malmberg, Catherine Östlund, Gunilla Borgefors

Abstract

In this paper, we present a method for segmenting phase contrast volume images of fibrous materials into fibre and background. The method is based on graph cut segmentation, and is tested on high resolution X-ray microtomography volume images of wood fibres in paper an composites. The new method produces better results than a standard method based on edge-preserving smoothing and hysteresis thresholding. The most important improvement is that the proposed method handles thick and collapsed fibres more accurately than previous methods.

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Malmberg F., Östlund C. and Borgefors G. (2009). BINARIZATION OF PHASE CONTRAST VOLUME IMAGES OF FIBROUS MATERIALS - A Case Study . In Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2009) ISBN 978-989-8111-69-2, pages 148-153. DOI: 10.5220/0001781301480153


in Bibtex Style

@conference{visapp09,
author={Filip Malmberg and Catherine Östlund and Gunilla Borgefors},
title={BINARIZATION OF PHASE CONTRAST VOLUME IMAGES OF FIBROUS MATERIALS - A Case Study},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2009)},
year={2009},
pages={148-153},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001781301480153},
isbn={978-989-8111-69-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2009)
TI - BINARIZATION OF PHASE CONTRAST VOLUME IMAGES OF FIBROUS MATERIALS - A Case Study
SN - 978-989-8111-69-2
AU - Malmberg F.
AU - Östlund C.
AU - Borgefors G.
PY - 2009
SP - 148
EP - 153
DO - 10.5220/0001781301480153