Hierarchy Construction Schemes Within the Scale Set Framework

@article{Pruvot2007HierarchyCS,
  title={Hierarchy Construction Schemes Within the Scale Set Framework},
  author={Jean-Hugues Pruvot and Luc Brun},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2007},
  volume={abs/0712.1878}
}
Segmentation algorithms based on an energy minimisation framework often depend on a scale parameter which balances a fit to data and a regularising term. Irregular pyramids are defined as a stack of graphs successively reduced. Within this framework, the scale is often defined implicitly as the height in the pyramid. However, each level of an irregular pyramid can not usually be readily associated to the global optimum of an energy or a global criterion on the base level graph. This last… 
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