3D-Color-Structure-Code — A Hierarchical Region Growing Method for Segmentation of 3D-Images

  • Patrick Sturm
  • Lutz Priese
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2749)


The Color Structure Code (CSC) [RE98] is a very efficient segmentation method for color images. It operates with a hierarchical region growing method. Originally, the CSC was constructed to work on two dimensional images. The generalization of the CSC for 3d images, is not a trivial task. Some important modifications of the original (2d) algorithm have to be done as the under lying 2-dimensional hierarchical hexagon topology cannot be generalized in all aspects to three dimensions.


Segmentation Result Density Property Center Sphere Code Tree Island Center 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick Sturm
    • 1
  • Lutz Priese
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Computational VisualisticsUniversität Koblenz-LandauKoblenzGermany

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