Clump splitting via bottleneck detection

@article{Zhang2011ClumpSV,
  title={Clump splitting via bottleneck detection},
  author={Hong Zhang and Nilanjan Ray},
  journal={2011 18th IEEE International Conference on Image Processing},
  year={2011},
  pages={61-64}
}
Under-segmentation of an image with multiple objects is a common problem in image segmentation algorithms. This paper presents a novel approach for the splitting of clumps formed by multiple objects due to under-segmentation. The algorithm includes two steps: finding a pair of points for clump splitting, and joining the pair of selected points. In the first step, a pair of points for splitting is detected using a bottleneck rule, under the assumption that the desired objects have roughly convex… CONTINUE READING
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