A New Sub-pixel Map for Image Analysis

  • Hans Meine
  • Ullrich Köthe
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4040)


Planar maps have been proposed as a powerful and easy-to-use representation for various kinds of image analysis results, but so far they are restricted to pixel accuracy. This leads to limitations in the representation of complex structures (such as junctions, triangulations, and skeletons) and discards the sub-pixel information available in grayvalue and color images. We extend the planar map formalism to sub-pixel accuracy and introduce various algorithms to create such a map, thereby demonstrating significant gains over the existing approaches.


Image Segmentation Label Image Watershed Algorithm Pixel Grid Constrain Delaunay Triangulation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hans Meine
    • 1
  • Ullrich Köthe
    • 1
  1. 1.Cognitive Systems LaboratoryUniversity of HamburgHamburgGermany

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