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Interactive object contour extraction for shape modeling

Adamek, Tomasz and O'Connor, Noel E. (2006) Interactive object contour extraction for shape modeling. In: 1st International Workshop on Shapes and Semantics, 17 June 2006, Matsushima, Japan.

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Abstract

In this paper we present a semi-automatic segmentation approach suitable for extracting object contours as a precursor to 2D shape modeling. The approach is a modified and extended version of an existing state-of-the-art approach based on the concept of a Binary Partition Tree (BPT) [1]. The resulting segmentation tool facilitates quick and easy extraction of an object’s contour via a small amount of user interaction that is easy to perform, even in complicated scenes. Illustrative segmentation results are presented and the usefulness of the approach in generating object shape models is discussed.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Event Type:Workshop
Refereed:Yes
Subjects:Computer Science > Information retrieval
DCU Faculties and Centres:Research Initiatives and Centres > Centre for Digital Video Processing (CDVP)
Official URL:http://www.aimatshape.net/event/shapes-and-semantics/
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
Funders:Science Foundation Ireland, SFI 03/IN.3/I361, European Commission FP6-027026
ID Code:388
Deposited On:01 Apr 2008 by DORAS Administrator. Last Modified 05 May 2010 14:03

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