Mathematical Morphology in Hierarchical Image Representation

  • O. Ying-Lie
  • Alexander Toet
Conference paper
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 98)


Hierarchical structural image representations that are based on mathematical morphology are presented. Morphological operations specifically manipulate the shapes in the image, and only alter certain details without affecting the remaining image structure. A morphological hierarchical representation reflects the natural decomposition of shapes in the image.


Original Image Image Representation Description Method Mathematical Morphology Morphological Operation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Ying-Lie
    • 1
  • Alexander Toet
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Perception TNOUniversity Hospital UtrechtThe Netherlands

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