A Measure of Texture Directionality

Manil Maskey, Timothy Newman


Determining the directionality (i.e., orientedness) of textures is considered here. The work has three major components. The first component is a new method that indicates if a texture is directional or not. The new method considers both local and global aspects of a texture’s directionality. Local pixel intensity differences provide most of the local aspect. A frequency domain analysis provides most of the global aspect. The second component is a comparison study (based on the complete set of Brodatz textures) of the method versus the known, competing methods for determining texture directionality. The third component is a user study of the method’s utility.


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Maskey M. and Newman T. (2015). A Measure of Texture Directionality . In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2015) ISBN 978-989-758-090-1, pages 432-438. DOI: 10.5220/0005312904320438

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author={Manil Maskey and Timothy Newman},
title={A Measure of Texture Directionality},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2015)},

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JO - Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 2: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2015)
TI - A Measure of Texture Directionality
SN - 978-989-758-090-1
AU - Maskey M.
AU - Newman T.
PY - 2015
SP - 432
EP - 438
DO - 10.5220/0005312904320438