Geometry-based Superpixel Segmentation - Introduction of Planar Hypothesis for Superpixel Construction

M.-A. Bauda, S. Chambon, P. Gurdjos, V. Charvillat

Abstract

Superpixel segmentation is widely used in the preprocessing step of many applications. Most of existing methods are based on a photometric criterion combined to the position of the pixels. In the same way as the Simple Linear Iterative Clustering (SLIC) method, based on k-means segmentation, a new algorithm is introduced. The main contribution lies on the definition of a new distance for the construction of the superpixels. This distance takes into account both the surface normals and a similarity measure between pixels that are located on the same planar surface. We show that our approach improves over-segmentation, like SLIC, i.e. the proposed method is able to segment properly planar surfaces.

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Bauda M., Chambon S., Gurdjos P. and Charvillat V. (2015). Geometry-based Superpixel Segmentation - Introduction of Planar Hypothesis for Superpixel Construction . In Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2015) ISBN 978-989-758-089-5, pages 227-232. DOI: 10.5220/0005354902270232


in Bibtex Style

@conference{visapp15,
author={M.-A. Bauda and S. Chambon and P. Gurdjos and V. Charvillat},
title={Geometry-based Superpixel Segmentation - Introduction of Planar Hypothesis for Superpixel Construction},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2015)},
year={2015},
pages={227-232},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005354902270232},
isbn={978-989-758-089-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications - Volume 1: VISAPP, (VISIGRAPP 2015)
TI - Geometry-based Superpixel Segmentation - Introduction of Planar Hypothesis for Superpixel Construction
SN - 978-989-758-089-5
AU - Bauda M.
AU - Chambon S.
AU - Gurdjos P.
AU - Charvillat V.
PY - 2015
SP - 227
EP - 232
DO - 10.5220/0005354902270232