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A fast recursive shortest spanning tree for image segmentation and edge detection

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2 Author(s)
Kwok, S.H. ; Dept. of Electron. Eng., Hong Kong Polytech., Kowloon, Hong Kong ; Constantinides, A.G.

This correspondence presents a fast recursive shortest spanning tree algorithm for image segmentation and edge detection. The conventional algorithm requires a complexity of o(n2) for an image of n pixels, while the complexity of our approach is bounded by O(n), which is a new lower bound for algorithms of this kind. The total memory requirement of our fast algorithm is 20% smaller

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Image Processing, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:6 ,  Issue: 2 )