Geodesic Active Contours

  title={Geodesic Active Contours},
  author={Vicent Caselles and Ron Kimmel and Guillermo Sapiro},
  journal={International Journal of Computer Vision},
A novel scheme for the detection of object boundaries is presented. The technique is based on active contours evolving in time according to intrinsic geometric measures of the image. The evolving contours naturally split and merge, allowing the simultaneous detection of several objects and both interior and exterior boundaries. The proposed approach is based on the relation between active contours and the computation of geodesics or minimal distance curves. The minimal distance curve lays in a… 
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