Encyclopedia of Biometrics

2009 Edition
| Editors: Stan Z. Li, Anil Jain

Image Morphology

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-0-387-73003-5_424

Morphological image processing is a theoretical model for digital image processing built upon lattice theory and topology. Morphological operators or filters rely only on the relative ordering of pixel values, not on their numerical values, and are suited especially to the processing of binary and grayscale images.

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