An integrated image segmentation/image analysis system

  • P. D. S. Irwin
  • A. J. Wilkinson
Image Segmentation
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 301)


The paper describes an integrated image segmentation/image analysis system. A segmentation algorithm which operates by tuning it's output to a pre-defined mathematical optimum is firstly outlined. Implementation of a rule-based image analysis system which makes use of the data computed during the segmentation process is then discussed. A pyramidal data structure is suggested in which the image data flows from the base upwards with the control data used in analysing the image moving in the reverse direction. It is hoped that by means of this approach the image analysis process will be capable of exerting a degree of control over the segmentation algorithm leading to a more flexible system.


Segmentation Algorithm Segmented Image Segmentation Process Image Segmentation Algorithm Image Analysis Process 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. D. S. Irwin
    • 1
  • A. J. Wilkinson
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Electronic EngineeringQueens UniversityBelfast

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