Coherence-Enhancing Shock Filters

@inproceedings{Weickert2003CoherenceEnhancingSF,
  title={Coherence-Enhancing Shock Filters},
  author={Joachim Weickert},
  booktitle={DAGM-Symposium},
  year={2003}
}
  • J. Weickert
  • Published in DAGM-Symposium 10 September 2003
  • Engineering
Shock filters are based in the idea to apply locally either a dilation or an erosion process, depending on whether the pixel belongs to the influence zone of a maximum or a minimum. They create a sharp shock between two influence zones and produce piecewise constant segmentations. In this paper we design specific shock filters for the enhancement of coherent flow-like structures. They are based on the idea to combine shock filtering with the robust orientation estimation by means of the… 

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