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Structure cognition from images

  • Anca L. Ralescu
  • James G. Shanahan
Image Processing and Computer Vision
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1188)

Abstract

Inference of structures in an image based on a fuzzy logic approach to perceptual organization is presented. Fuzzy sets and logic are useful for representing organization properties and for inference. The emphasis is here on an iterative scheme of inference of structures from lower level tokens, rather than on search. Learning to perform perceptual organization is also discussed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anca L. Ralescu
    • 1
  • James G. Shanahan
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Computer ScienceUniversity of CincinnatiCincinnatiUSA
  2. 2.Department of Engineering MathematicsBristol UniversityBristolUK

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