*Henderson, T.L.*, and
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**Comments on Linear Feature Extraction**,

*IT(15)*, No. 6, November 1969, pp. 728-730.
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*Nevatia, R.*, and
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**Linear Feature Extraction and Description**,

*CGIP(13)*, No. 3, July 1980, pp. 257-269.

WWW Link.

PDF File.
BibRef
**8007**
*USC Computer Vision*
BibRef

Earlier:

**Linear Feature Extraction**,

*IJCAI79*(639-641).
BibRef

And:
*DARPAN78*(73-78).
*Edges, History*.
*Ribbons*.
*Perceptual Grouping*. The complete linear feature description program. Edges using directional
masks, Thinning using direction of the edge, linking of adjacent edge
elements, filling gaps, generation of linear segments from the curve,
grouping into anti-parallels, etc.
Compared in:
See also Edge Detection and Linear Feature Extraction Using a 2-D Random Field Model.
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*Tavakoli, M.[Mohamad]*, and
*Rosenfeld, A.[Azriel]*,

**Building and Road Extraction from Aerial Photographs**,

*SMC(12)*, No. 1, January/February 1982, pp. 84-91.
*Road Detection*.
Classify the edges and segments (linked edges) as a road or a
building of a certain resolution. This uses some techniques
related to
See also Linear Feature Extraction and Description. but is trying to extract
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**8201**

*Tavakoli, M.[Mohamad]*,
*Rosenfeld, A.[Azriel]*,

**Edge Segment Linking Based on Gray Level and Geometrical
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*PR(15)*, No. 5, 1982, pp. 369-377.

WWW Link.
**0309**

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*Scher, A.*,
*Shneier, M.*, and
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**A Method for Finding Pairs of Antiparallel Straight Lines**,

*PAMI(4)*, No. 3, May 1982, pp. 316-323.
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*Dessimoz, J.D.*,

**Specialized Edge-Trackers for Contour Extraction and Line-Thinning**,

*SP(2)*, No. 1, January 1980, pp. 71-73.
*Thinning*.
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**8001**

*Dessimoz, J.D.*,

**Contour Processing in Visual Pattern Recognition.
Application in Robotics**,

*SP(3)*, 1980, pp. 193-194.
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*Hong, T.H.*, and
*Shneier, M.O.*,
*Hartley, R.L.*,
*Rosenfeld, A.*,

**Using Pyramids to Detect Good Continuation**,

*TMC(13)*, 1983, pp. 631-635.
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**8300**

*Nalwa, V.S.[Vishvjit S.]*, and
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**Edgel Aggregation and Edge Description**,

*CVGIP(40)*, No. 1, October 1987, pp. 79-94.

WWW Link.
BibRef
**8710**

Earlier:
*ICPR86*(604-609).
BibRef

And:
*DARPA85*(176-185).
*Edge Linking*. Another edge linking algorithm with curve fitting where
appropriate rather than a sequence of straight line segments.
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*Spann, M.*,
*Horne, C.*,
*du Buf, H.*,

**The Detection of Thin Structures in Images**,

*PRL(10)*, No. 3, September 1989, pp. 175-179.
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**8909**

*Catros, J.Y.[Jean Yves]*,
*Malo-Renault, F.[Francois]*,

**Method of bridging between contour elements in an image**,

*US_Patent*4,843,630, June 27, 1989.

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**8906**

*Gao, Q.G.*, and
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**Curve Detection Based on Perceptual Organization**,

*PR(26)*, No. 7, July 1993, pp. 1039-1046.

WWW Link.
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*Basak, J.*,
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*Majumder, D.D.*,

**On Edge and Line Linking with Connectionist Models**,

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*Edge Linking*.
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**9403**

*Farag, A.A.*,
*Delp, E.J.*,

**Edge Linking By Sequential Search**,

*PR(28)*, No. 5, May 1995, pp. 611-633.

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*Law, T.[Todd]*,
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**Image Filtering, Edge-Detection, and Edge Tracing
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*PAMI(18)*, No. 5, May 1996, pp. 481-491.

IEEE DOI
**9606**

All three stages in the processing.
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*Law, T.[Todd]*,
*Itoh, H.[Hidenori]*,
*Seki, H.[Hirohisa]*,

**A neural network energy minimization approach to approximation of
2-dimensional shapes**,

*CAIP95*(796-801).

Springer DOI
**9509**

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*Chaudhuri, B.B.*,
*Shankar, B.U.*,

**An Efficient Algorithm for Extrema Detection in Digital Images**,

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**Extraction of Line Features in a Noisy Image**,

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**9712**

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**Derivation of Optimal Filters for the Detection of Coronary Arteries**,

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IEEE DOI
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*CVPR98*(311-317).

IEEE DOI Find junctions of blood vessels.
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*Carlotto, M.J.*,

**Enhancement of Low-Contrast Curvilinear Features in Imagery**,

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IEEE DOI
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**Info-margin maximization for feature extraction**,

*PRL(30)*, No. 16, 1 December 2009, pp. 1516-1522,.

Elsevier DOI
**0911**

Linear feature extraction; Info-margin maximization
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*Chia, A.Y.S.[Alex Y.S.]*,
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*Rajan, D.[Deepu]*,
*Leung, M.K.H.[Maylor K.H.]*,

**Structural Descriptors for Category Level Object Detection**,

*MultMed(11)*, No. 8, December 2009, pp. 1407-1421.

IEEE DOI
**0912**

BibRef

Earlier: A1, A4, A3, A2:

**Object Class Recognition using Quadrangles**,

*CRV08*(213-220).

IEEE DOI
**0805**

HVS based descriptors. Based on pairings of lines.
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*Chia, A.Y.S.[Alex Yong-Sang]*,
*Rajan, D.[Deepu]*,
*Leung, M.K.[Maylor Karhang]*,
*Rahardja, S.[Susanto]*,

**Object Recognition by Discriminative Combinations of Line Segments,
Ellipses, and Appearance Features**,

*PAMI(34)*, No. 9, September 2012, pp. 1758-1772.

IEEE DOI
**1208**

BibRef

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**Object recognition by discriminative combinations of line segments and
ellipses**,

*CVPR10*(2225-2232).

IEEE DOI Video of talk:

WWW Link.
**1006**

CVPR Award
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*Yezzi, A.J.[Anthony J.]*,
*Tsai, Y.C.J.[Yi-Chang James]*,

**Detecting Curves with Unknown Endpoints and Arbitrary Topology Using
Minimal Paths**,

*PAMI(34)*, No. 10, October 2012, pp. 1952-1965.

IEEE DOI
**1208**

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Correction:
*PAMI(36)*, No. 3, March 2014, pp. web-web.

IEEE DOI
**1403**

BibRef

Earlier: A1, A3, A2:

**Detection of Curves with Unknown Endpoints using Minimal Path
Techniques**,

*BMVC10*(xx-yy).

HTML Version.
**1009**

To detect features modeled as curves. Roads, cracks, etc.
Minimal path with unknown endpoints.
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*Malpica, J.A.*,
*Alonso, M.C.*,

**A Spatial Contextual Postclassification Method for Preserving Linear
Objects in Multispectral Imagery**,

*GeoRS(51)*, No. 1, January 2013, pp. 174-183.

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*Gao, C.[Chao]*,
*Guo, Y.[Yongcai]*,
*Shao, Y.H.[Yan-Hua]*,

**A rectilinear Gaussian model for estimating straight-line parameters**,

*JVCIR(25)*, No. 2, 2014, pp. 510-520.

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*Ghergherehchi, M.[Mitra]*,
*Kim, S.Y.[Seung Yeol]*,
*Afarideh, H.[Hossein]*,
*Kim, Y.S.[Yoon Sang]*,

**RANdom sample consensus (RANSAC) algorithm for enhancing overlapped
etched track counting**,

*IET-IPR(9)*, No. 2, 2015, pp. 97-106.

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*Ulen, J.[Johannes]*,
*Strandmark, P.[Petter]*,
*Kahl, F.[Fredrik]*,

**Shortest Paths with Higher-Order Regularization**,

*PAMI(37)*, No. 12, December 2015, pp. 2588-2600.

IEEE DOI
**1512**

image reconstruction
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*Strandmark, P.[Petter]*,
*Ulen, J.[Johannes]*,
*Kahl, F.[Fredrik]*,
*Grady, L.[Leo]*,

**Shortest Paths with Curvature and Torsion**,

*ICCV13*(2024-2031)

IEEE DOI
**1403**

thin, elongated structures in images and volumes
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Springer DOI

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*Merveille, O.*,
*Miraucourt, O.*,
*Salmon, S.*,
*Passat, N.*,
*Talbot, H.*,

**A variational model for thin structure segmentation based on a
directional regularization**,

*ICIP16*(4324-4328)

IEEE DOI
**1610**

Adaptation models
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*Rajaei, B.*,
*von Gioi, R.G.*,
*Morel, J.M.*,

**From line segments to more organized gestalts**,

*Southwest16*(137-140)

IEEE DOI
**1605**

Bars
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*Marin, D.*,
*Zhong, Y.*,
*Drangova, M.*,
*Boykov, Y.Y.*,

**Thin Structure Estimation with Curvature Regularization**,

*ICCV15*(397-405)

IEEE DOI
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Context
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*Janssen, M.[Michiel]*,
*Duits, R.[Remco]*,
*Breeuwer, M.[Marcel]*,

**Invertible Orientation Scores of 3D Images**,

*SSVM15*(563-575).

Springer DOI
**1506**

enhancement and detection of elongated structures.
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*Nagy, G.[George]*,

**On Parallel Lines in Noisy Forms**,

*SSSPR14*(173-182).

Springer DOI
**1408**

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*Che, D.[Dandan]*,
*Miao, Z.J.[Zhen-Jiang]*,

**Real-time cartoon style video generation**,

*IASP10*(640-643).

IEEE DOI
**1004**

Image abstraction for video. contours.
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*Wang, Y.X.[Yu-Xin]*,
*Liao, Z.J.[Zi-Jun]*,
*Guo, H.[He]*,
*Liu, T.Y.[Tian-Yang]*,
*Yang, Y.S.[Yuan-Sheng]*,

**An Approach for Horizon Extraction in Ocean Observation**,

*CISP09*(1-5).

IEEE DOI
**0910**

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*Bais, A.[Abdul]*,
*Khan, M.U.K.[Muhammad U. K.]*,
*Yahya, K.M.[Khawaja M.]*,
*Sablatnig, R.[Robert]*,
*Hassan, G.M.[Ghulam M.]*,

**Memory Efficient Vision Based Line Feature Extraction for Tiny Mobile
Robots**,

*ICIAR09*(287-296).

Springer DOI
**0907**

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*Khan, M.U.K.[Muhammad U.K.]*,
*Bais, A.[Abdul]*,
*Yahya, K.M.[Khawaja M.]*,
*Hassan, G.M.[Ghulam M.]*,
*Arshad, R.[Rizwana]*,

**A Swift and Memory Efficient Hough Transform for Systems with Limited
Fast Memory**,

*ICIAR09*(297-306).

Springer DOI
**0907**

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*Huang, W.H.[Wei-Hua]*,
*Tan, C.L.[Chew Lim]*,
*Sung, S.Y.[Sam Yuan]*,
*Xu, Y.[Yi]*,

**Vertical bar detection for gauging text similarity of document images**,

*ICDAR01*(640-644).

IEEE DOI
**0109**

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*Cook, G.W.*,
*Delp, E.J.*,

**A Gaussian mixture model for edge-enhanced images with application to
sequential edge detection and linking**,

*ICIP98*(II: 540-544).

IEEE DOI
**9810**

BibRef

Earlier:

**Multiresolution sequential edge linking**,

*ICIP95*(I: 41-44).

IEEE DOI
**9510**

BibRef

*Fischler, M.A.[Martin A.]*,

**The Perception of Linear Structure: A Generic Linker**,

*ARPA94*(II:1565-1579).
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**9400**

*Lecornu, L.*,
*Jacq, J.J.*,
*Roux, C.*,

**Simultaneous tracking of the two edges of linear structures**,

*ICIP94*(I: 188-192).

IEEE DOI
**9411**

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*Liu-Yu, S.*, and
*Thonnat, M.*,

**Determination of the Apparent Boundary of an Object**,

*CVPR92*(822-825).

IEEE DOI
*Apparent Contours*. Find the outside boundary even when there are breaks and a lot of
extra edges.
BibRef
**9200**

Chapter on Edge Detection and Analysis, Lines, Segments, Curves, Corners, Hough Transform continues in

Generation of Straight Line Segments or Curve Partitions .

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