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Skeletal shape extraction from dot patterns by self-organization

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3 Author(s)
A. Datta ; Comput. & Stat. Service Centre, Indian Stat. Inst., Calcutta, India ; S. M. Parui ; B. B. Chaudhuri

Extraction of skeletal shape from a 2D dot pattern is discussed. We use a self-organizing neural network model to get a piecewise linear approximation of a skeleton of the pattern. It is found that even without a proper definition of a skeleton, the proposed algorithm is able to produce skeletons that are quite close to what we intuitively feel it should be. In Kohonen's self-organizing model, the set of processors and their neighbourhoods are fixed. We suggest here some modifications of it in which the set of processors and their neighbourhoods change adaptively

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Pattern Recognition, 1996., Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on  (Volume:4 )

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25-29 Aug 1996