Bézier modelling of cracks

  • Andrew Varley
  • Peter Rayner
Poster Session B: Active Vision, Motion, Shape, Stereo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1310)


In this paper we show how arbitrary patterns of cracks can be fitted by Bézier curves of unknown order. The Reversible Jump MCMC technique is used to estimate both the number of curves in the image, and the positions of the knots and control points for each curve. The technique described in this paper is suited to a variety of line fitting applications.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrew Varley
    • 1
  • Peter Rayner
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of EngineeringUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK

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