Gray-Scale Thinning Algorithm Using Local Min/Max Operations
A gray-scale thinning algorithm based on local min/max operations is newly proposed. Erosion and dilation properties of local min/max operations create new ridges from the given image. Thus grey scale skeletons can be effectively obtained by accumulating such ridges. The proposed method is quite salient because it can be also applied to an unsegmented image in which objects are not specified.
KeywordsGrayscale Image Grey Image Connectivity Problem Large Pixel Dilation Property
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