Accurate Contour Detection Based on Snakes for Objects with Boundary Concavities
In this paper we present a snake-based scheme for efficiently detecting contours of objects with boundary concavities. The proposed method is composed of two steps. First, the object’s boundary is detected using the proposed snake model. Second, snake points are optimized by inserting new points and deleting unnecessary points to better describe the object’s boundary. The proposed algorithm can successfully extract objects with boundary concavities. Experimental results have shown that our algorithm produces more accurate segmentation results than the conventional algorithm.
KeywordsActive Contour Object Segmentation Gradient Vector Flow Snake Model Snake Algorithm
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