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Comparative Frameworks for Directional Primitive Extraction

Marta Penas, Maria Carreira, Manuel Penedo, Majid Mirmehdi, Barry Thomas, Comparative Frameworks for Directional Primitive Extraction. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Image Analysis and Recognition. ISSN 3540232230, pp. 212–219. September 2004. No electronic version available.


This paper introduces two alternative computational frameworks for the extraction of the directional primitives present in an image. Both frameworks are divided into three stages: low level primitive extraction, organisation of low level primitives by means of dynamical neural networks (growing cell structures) and segment extraction through a pseudo-colour Hough transform. The alternative frameworks are compared and their relative advantages and disadvantages are outlined.

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