Advances in Constrained Connectivity

  • Pierre Soille
  • Jacopo Grazzini
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4992)


The concept of constrained connectivity [Soille 2008, PAMI] is summarised. We then introduce a variety of measurements for characterising connected components generated by constrained connectivity relations. We also propose a weighted mean for estimating a representative value of each connected component. Finally, we define the notion of spurious connected components and investigate a variety of methods for suppressing them.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Pierre Soille
    • 1
  • Jacopo Grazzini
    • 1
  1. 1.Spatial Data Infrastructures Unit Institute for Environment and SustainabilityJoint Research Centre of the European CommissionIspraItaly

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