Cluster-based probability model and its application to image and texture processing

  title={Cluster-based probability model and its application to image and texture processing},
  author={Ashok Popat and Rosalind W. Picard},
  journal={IEEE transactions on image processing : a publication of the IEEE Signal Processing Society},
  volume={6 2},
  • Ashok Popat, Rosalind W. Picard
  • Published 1 February 1997
  • Computer Science
  • IEEE transactions on image processing : a publication of the IEEE Signal Processing Society
We develop, analyze, and apply a specific form of mixture modeling for density estimation within the context of image and texture processing. The technique captures much of the higher order, nonlinear statistical relationships present among vector elements by combining aspects of kernel estimation and cluster analysis. Experimental results are presented in the following applications: image restoration, image and texture compression, and texture classification. 

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