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A Note on Thinning

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2 Author(s)
Azriel Rosenfeld ; Computer Science Center, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742. ; Larry S. Davis

Implementation of a simple algorithm is described for thinning digital objects down to ``skeletons.'' A method of detecting ``noisy'' branches of a skeleton, with the aid of the distance transform of the original object, is developed.

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IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics  (Volume:SMC-6 ,  Issue: 3 )