Active Contour Segmentation with Affine Coordinate-based Parametrization

Q. Xue, L. Igual, A. Berenguel, M. Guerrieri, L. Garrido

Abstract

In this paper, we present a new framework for image segmentation based on parametrized active contours. The contour and the points of the image space are parametrized using a set of reduced control points that have to form a closed polygon in two dimensional problems and a closed surface in three dimensional problems. By moving the control points, the active contour evolves. We use mean value coordinates as the parametrization tool for the interface, which allows to parametrize any point of the space, inside or outside the closed polygon or surface. Region-based energies such as the one proposed by Chan and Vese can be easily implemented in both two and three dimensional segmentation problems. We show the usefulness of our approach with several experiments.

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Xue Q., Igual L., Berenguel A., Guerrieri M. and Garrido L. (2014). Active Contour Segmentation with Affine Coordinate-based Parametrization . In Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-003-1, pages 5-14. DOI: 10.5220/0004677200050014


in Bibtex Style

@conference{visapp14,
author={Q. Xue and L. Igual and A. Berenguel and M. Guerrieri and L. Garrido},
title={Active Contour Segmentation with Affine Coordinate-based Parametrization},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2014)},
year={2014},
pages={5-14},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004677200050014},
isbn={978-989-758-003-1},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2014)
TI - Active Contour Segmentation with Affine Coordinate-based Parametrization
SN - 978-989-758-003-1
AU - Xue Q.
AU - Igual L.
AU - Berenguel A.
AU - Guerrieri M.
AU - Garrido L.
PY - 2014
SP - 5
EP - 14
DO - 10.5220/0004677200050014