8.7.1 Active Contours, Snakes or Deformable Curves

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Segmentation, Edges. Deformable Curves. Snakes. Active Contours. Curve Evolution. Tracking. There may be a somewhat arbitrary division of papers to limit the large size of the files -- look in other related sections also. See also Contours Through a Sequence. See also Deformable Models, University of Manchester Papers. See also Deformable Solids -- Terzopoulos Papers. See also Deformable Solids -- Pentland Papers. See also Nonrigid, Non-Rigid, Deformable Motion Analysis and Tracking. See also Deformable Models for Segmentation. See also Active Contours and Snakes, Region Segmentation Issues. See also Active Volumes, Deformable Solids, 3-D Snakes, etc..

8.7.1.1 Snakes, General Techniques and Descriptions

Chapter Contents (Back)
Deformable Curves. Snakes. Active Contours. Curve Evolution. Tracking.

qsnake_demo,
2007. Code, Snakes.
HTML Version. Basic tool to play with snakes (active contour models).

Kass, M., Witkin, A.P., and Terzopoulos, D.,
Snakes: Active Contour Models,
IJCV(1), No. 4, January 1988, pp. 321-331.
Springer DOI BibRef 8801 IJCV(1), No. 4, January 1988, pp. 321-331.
Springer DOI BibRef
Earlier: ICCV87(259-268). Award, Marr Prize, HM. Local properties. Much like a 2D version of the 3D symmetry seeking method. From one study the third most cited paper. BibRef

Blake, A.[Andrew],
Introduction to Active Contours and Visual Dynamics,
Online BookJune 1999,
HTML Version. Dept. Engineering Science, University of Oxford. BibRef 9906

Cohen, L.D.[Laurent D.],
On Active Contour Models and Balloons,
CVGIP(53), No. 2, March 1991, pp. 211-218.
WWW Link.
PS File. Balloon Models. Contour expands to meet the edge, rather than straightens into a line. For 3D: See also Finite-Element Methods for Active Contour Models and Balloons for 2-D and 3-D Images. BibRef 9103

Cohen, L.D.[Laurent D.],
Etude de quelques problemes semi-lineaires paraboliques et elliptiques,
Ph.D.Thesis, Universite Paris 6, 1986. BibRef 8600

Cohen, L.D.[Laurent D.],
Etude des modeles de contours actifs et d'autres techniques de traitement d'Images,
2nd Ph.D.Thesis, Universite Paris-Sud Orsay, 1990. BibRef 9000

Xu, G.[Gang], Segawa, E.[Eigo], Tsuji, S.[Saburo],
Robust Active Contours with Insensitive Parameters,
PR(27), No. 7, July 1994, pp. 879-884.
WWW Link. BibRef 9407
Earlier:
A robust active contour model with insensitive parameters,
ICCV93(562-566).
IEEE DOI BibRef
Earlier: A2, A1, A3:
Minimal region extraction using expanding active contours,
ICPR92(III:688-691).
IEEE DOI 9208
BibRef

Kimia, B.B., Tannenbaum, A., Zucker, S.W.,
On the Evolution of Curves Via a Function of Curvature. I. The Classical Case,
JMAA(163), 1992, pp. 438-458. BibRef 9200

Kimia, B.B.[Benjamin B.], Brown University Tannenbaum, A.[Allen], University of Minnesota Zucker, S.W.[Steven W.], McGill University
On Optimal Control Methods in Computer Vision and Image Processing,
GDDCV94(Chapter 10). BibRef 9400

Urago, S.[Sabine], Zerubia, J.B.[Josiane B.], Berthod, M.[Marc],
A Markovian Model for Contour Grouping,
PR(28), No. 5, May 1995, pp. 683-693. BibRef 9505
Earlier:
WWW Link. ICPR94(A:556-558).
IEEE DOI BibRef

Lai, K.F., Chin, R.T.,
Deformable Contours: Modeling and Extraction,
PAMI(17), No. 11, November 1995, pp. 1084-1090.
IEEE DOI
PS File. BibRef 9511
Earlier: CVPR94(601-608).
IEEE DOI
PS File. BibRef

Lai, K.F., Chin, R.T.,
On Regularization, Formulation, and Initialization of the Active contour models (Snakes),
ACCV93(542-545).
PS File. BibRef 9300

Lai, K.F.,
Deformable Contours: Modeling, Extraction, Detection and Classification,
Ph.D.August 1994. BibRef 9408 Univ. of Wisconsin
PS File. BibRef

Pauwels, E.J.[Eric J.], Fiddelaers, P.[Peter], Van Gool, L.J.[Luc J.],
Enhancement of Planar Shape Through Optimization of Functionals for Curves,
PAMI(17), No. 11, November 1995, pp. 1101-1105.
IEEE DOI BibRef 9511
Earlier:
Shape Extraction for Curves Using Geometry-Driven Diffusion and Functional Optimization,
ICCV95(396-401).
IEEE DOI Deformable contours. BibRef

Pauwels, E.J., Fiddelaers, P., Van Gool, L.J.,
Autonomous Grouping of Contour-Segments Using an Adaptive Region-Growing Algorithm,
ICPR96(II: 586-590).
IEEE DOI 9608
(ESAT, B) BibRef

Fiddelaers, P., Pauwels, E.J., Van Gool, L.J.,
Geometry-Driven Curve Evolution,
ECCV94(A:427-432).
Springer DOI BibRef 9400

Pauwels, E.J.[Eric J.], Fiddelaers, P.[Peter], Mindru, F.[Florica],
Fully unsupervised clustering using centre-surround receptive fields with applications to colour-segmentation,
CAIP97(17-24).
Springer DOI 9709
BibRef

Pauwels, E.J.[Eric J.], Proesmans, M., Van Gool, L.J.[Luc J.], Moons, T., Oosterlinck, A.,
Segmentation and Image Enhancement Using Coupled Anisotropic Diffusion,
SPIE(2094), 1993, pp. 836-847. BibRef 9300

Wang, M., Evans, J., Hassebrook, L., Knapp, C.,
A Multistage, Optimal Active Contour Model,
IP(5), No. 11, November 1996, pp. 1586-1591.
IEEE DOI 9611
BibRef

Ngoi, K.P., Jia, J.C.,
A New Color Image Energy for Active Contours in Natural Scenes,
PRL(17), No. 12, October 25 1996, pp. 1271-1277. 9612
BibRef

Durikovic, R., Kaneda, K., and Yamashita, H.,
Dynamic Contour: A Texture Approach and Contour Operations,
VC(11), 1995, pp. 277-289. BibRef 9500

Rieger, J.H.,
Generic Evolutions of Edges on Families of Diffused Greyvalue Surfaces,
JMIV(5), No. 3, September 1995, pp. 207-217. BibRef 9509

Doyen, L.,
Mutational Equations for Shapes and Vision-Based Control,
JMIV(5), No. 2, June 1995, pp. 99-109. BibRef 9506

Wang, G.Z., Zheng, J.M.,
Bounds on the Moving Control Points of Hybrid Curves,
GMIP(59), No. 1, January 1997, pp. 19-25. 9703
BibRef

Siddiqi, K.[Kaleem], Lauziere, Y.B.[Yves Berube], Tannenbaum, A.[Allen], Zucker, S.W.[Steven W.],
Area and Length Minimizing Flows for Shape Segmentation,
IP(7), No. 3, March 1998, pp. 433-443.
IEEE DOI 9803
BibRef
Earlier: CVPR97(621-627).
IEEE DOI 9704
Overcome some of the problems with standard snake control. BibRef

Zucker, S.W., Siddiqi, K., and Tannenbaum, A.,
Area Minimizing Flows,
ICIP97(III: 392-395).
IEEE DOI BibRef 9700

Moisan, L.[Lionel],
Affine Plane Curve Evolution: A Fully Consistent Scheme,
IP(7), No. 3, March 1998, pp. 411-420.
IEEE DOI 9803
BibRef

Moisan, L.[Lionel],
Periodic Plus Smooth Image Decomposition,
JMIV(39), No. 2, February 2011, pp. 161-179.
WWW Link. 1103
BibRef

Lai, K.F.[Kok F.], Chin, R.T.[Roland T.],
On Modeling, Extraction, Detection and Classification of Deformable Contours from Noisy Images,
IVC(16), No. 1, January 30 1998, pp. 55-62.
WWW Link. 9803
BibRef

Marques, J.S.,
A Link Between Image Based and Feature Based Active Contours,
SP(67), No. 3, June 1998, pp. 271-278. 9808
BibRef

Thompson, S.F.[Scott F.], Rosenfeld, A.[Azriel],
Discrete, Nonlinear Curvature-Dependent Contour Evolution,
PR(31), No. 12, December 1998, pp. 1949-1959. BibRef 9812
Earlier:
WWW Link. UMD--TR3825, August 1997.
WWW Link. BibRef

Davatzikos, C.[Christos], Prince, J.L.[Jerry L.],
Convexity Analysis of Active Contour Problems,
IVC(17), No. 1, January 1999, pp. 27-36.
WWW Link. BibRef 9901
Earlier: CVPR96(674-679).
IEEE DOI BibRef
Earlier:
Adaptive Active Contour Algorithms for Extracting and Mapping Thick Curves,
CVPR93(524-529).
IEEE DOI BibRef

Shen, D.G.[Ding-Gang], Davatzikos, C.[Christos],
An Adaptive-Focus Deformable Model Using Statistical and Geometric Information,
PAMI(22), No. 8, August 2000, pp. 906-913.
IEEE DOI 0010
Use an attribute vector of the region, deform contour to seek regions with similar attribute vectors. Shape at each pahse influenced by most reliable matches. See also adaptive-focus statistical shape model for segmentation and shape modeling of 3-D brain structures, An. BibRef

Davatzikos, C.[Christos], Tao, X.D.[Xiao-Dong], Shen, D.G.[Ding-Gang],
Hierarchical active shape modls, using the wavelet transform,
MedImg(22), No. 3, March 2003, pp. 414-423.
IEEE Abstract. 0306
BibRef

Schnabel, J.A.[Julia A.], Arridge, S.R.[Simon R.],
Active Shape Focusing,
IVC(17), No. 5/6, April 1999, pp. 419-428.
WWW Link. BibRef 9904
Earlier:
Multi-Scale Active Shape Description,
ScaleSpace97(xx). 9702
BibRef
Earlier:
Active Contour Models for Shape Description Using Multiscale Differential Invariants,
BMVC95(xx)
PDF File. Multi-scale descriptors to allow for extracting models with high curvature points.
HTML Version. or
PS File. BibRef

Ehrhardt, M.J., Arridge, S.R.,
Vector-Valued Image Processing by Parallel Level Sets,
IP(23), No. 1, January 2014, pp. 9-18.
IEEE DOI 1402
gradient methods BibRef

Peckar, W.[Wladimir], Schnörr, C.[Christoph], Rohr, K.[Karl], Stiehl, H.S.[H. Siegfried],
Parameter-Free Elastic Deformation Approach for 2D and 3D Registration Using Prescribed Displacements,
JMIV(10), No. 2, March 1999, pp. 143-162.
DOI Link BibRef 9903
Earlier:
Two-step parameter-free elastic image registration with prescribed point displacements,
CIAP97(I: 527-534).
Springer DOI 9709
BibRef

Latecki, L.J.[Longin Jan], Megalooikonomou, V.[Vasileios], Wang, Q.A.[Qi-Ang], Yu, D.G.[De-Guang],
An elastic partial shape matching technique,
PR(40), No. 11, November 2007, pp. 3069-3080.
WWW Link. 0707
Shape similarity; Sequences matching; DAG; Shortest path See also Convexity Rule for Shape Decomposition Based on Discrete Contour Evolution. BibRef

Lu, C.E.[Cheng-En], Latecki, L.J.[Longin Jan], Zhu, G.X.[Guang-Xi],
Contour Extraction Using Particle Filters,
ISVC08(II: 192-201).
Springer DOI 0812
BibRef

El Moataz, A.[Abderrahim], Schüpp, S.[Sophie], Clouard, R.[Régis], Herlin, P.[Paulette], Bloyet, D.[Daniel],
Using active contours and mathematical morphology tools for quantification of immunohistochemical images,
SP(71), No. 2, 15 December 1998, pp. 215-226. BibRef 9812

Schüpp, S., El Moataz, A., Bloyet, D.,
Discrete Approach for Active Contours for Biomedical Applications,
SCIA01(P-W3A). 0206
BibRef

Xu, C.Y.[Chen-Yang], Prince, J.L.[Jerry L.],
Generalized gradient vector flow external forces for active contours,
SP(71), No. 2, 15 December 1998, pp. 131-139. BibRef 9812
Earlier:
Gradient Vector Flow: A New External Force for Snakes,
CVPR97(66-71).
IEEE DOI 9704
Code, Snakes. Code:
HTML Version. BibRef

Xu, C.Y., Prince, J.L.,
Snakes, Shapes, and Gradient Vector Flow,
IP(7), No. 3, March 1998, pp. 359-369.
IEEE DOI 9803
BibRef

Salden, A.H.[Alfons H.], ter Haar Romeny, B.M.[Bart M.], Viergever, M.A.[Max A.],
Linearised Euclidean Shortening Flow of Curve Geometry,
IJCV(34), No. 1, September-October 1999, pp. 29-67.
DOI Link BibRef 9909

Davison, N.E., Eviatar, H., Somorjai, R.L.,
Snakes simplified,
PR(33), No. 10, October 2000, pp. 1651-1664.
WWW Link. 0006
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Höwing, F., Dooley, L.S., Wermser, D.,
Fuzzy active contour model,
VISP(147), No. 4, 2000, pp. 323-330. 0010
BibRef

Choi, W.P.[Wai-Pak], Lam, K.M.[Kin-Man], Siu, W.C.[Wan-Chi],
An adaptive active contour model for highly irregular boundaries,
PR(34), No. 2, February 2001, pp. 323-331.
WWW Link. 0011
BibRef

Sakalli, M., Lam, K.M.[Kin-Man], Yan, H.[Hong],
A Faster Converging Snake Algorithm to Locate Object Boundaries,
IP(15), No. 5, May 2006, pp. 1182-1191.
IEEE DOI 0605
BibRef
Earlier:
Shivering greedy snakes, gradient-guided in wavelet domain,
ICIP98(II: 886-890).
IEEE DOI 9810
BibRef

Fornefett, M.[Mike], Rohr, K.[Karl], Stiehl, H.S.[H. Siegfried],
Radial basis functions with compact support for elastic registration of medical images,
IVC(19), No. 1-2, January 2001, pp. 87-96.
WWW Link. 0101
BibRef
Earlier:
Elastic Registration of Medical Images Using Radial Basis Functions with Compact Support,
CVPR99(I: 402-407).
IEEE DOI BibRef

Darrell, T.J.[Trevor J.], Covell, M.M.[Michele M.],
Correspondence with Cumulative Similarity Transforms,
PAMI(23), No. 2, February 2001, pp. 222-227.
IEEE DOI 0102
Local image transform for tracking near occluding boundaries. Tracking mouths and hands. BibRef

Covell, M.M.[Michele M.], Darrell, T.J.[Trevor J.],
Dynamic Occluding Contours: A New External-energy Term for Snakes,
CVPR99(II: 232-238).
IEEE DOI BibRef 9900

Darrell, T.J.[Trevor J.],
A Radial Cumulative Similarity Transform for Robust Image Correspondence,
CVPR98(656-662).
IEEE DOI BibRef 9800

Darrell, T.J., Pentland, A.P.,
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CVPR91(728-729).
IEEE DOI 0403
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Velasco, F.A.[Fernando A.], Marroquín, J.L.[José L.],
Robust parametric active contours: the Sandwich Snakes,
MVA(12), No. 5, 2001, pp. 238-242.
Springer DOI 0103
BibRef

Velasco, F.A.[Fernando A.], Marroquin, J.L.[Jose L.],
Growing snakes: active contours for complex topologies,
PR(36), No. 2, February 2003, pp. 475-482.
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Park, H.W.[Hyun-Wook], Schoepflin, T., Kim, Y.M.[Yong-Min],
Active contour model with gradient directional information: Directional snake,
CirSysVideo(11), No. 2, February 2001, pp. 252-256.
IEEE Top Reference. 0104
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Fenster, S.D.[Samuel D.], Kender, J.R.[John R.],
Sectored Snakes: Evaluating Learned-Energy Segmentations,
PAMI(23), No. 9, September 2001, pp. 1028-1034.
IEEE DOI 0110
BibRef
Earlier: ICCV98(420-426).
IEEE DOI BibRef
And: DARPA98(1193-1199). Learning appled to segmentation with user specified criteria. Learning allows it to not go to the strongest boundary. Secrots of the snake -- intensity and gradient ove equal length sectors of the snake, not globally. BibRef

Dumitras, A., Venetsanopoulos, A.N.,
Angular map-driven snakes with application to object shape description in color images,
IP(10), No. 12, December 2001, pp. 1851-1859.
IEEE DOI 0201
BibRef
Earlier:
Color Image-based Angular Map-driven Snakes,
ICIP01(I: 129-132).
IEEE DOI 0108
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Wang, Z.[Zhiqian], Ben-Arie, J.[Jezekiel],
Detection and segmentation of generic shapes based on affine modeling of energy in Eigenspace,
IP(10), No. 11, November 2001, pp. 1621-1629.
IEEE DOI 0201
BibRef
Earlier:
Detection and Segmentation of Generic Shapes Based on Vectorial Affine Modeling of Energy in Eigenspace,
ICPR00(Vol III: 971-975).
IEEE DOI 0009
Grouping in edge maps. Shapes are affine transformed version of basic shapes (rectangles, circles). Use vectorial boundary. Detect then verify. See also Pictorial Recognition of Objects Employing Affine Invariance in the Frequency-Domain. BibRef

Wang, Z.[Zhiqian], Ben-Arie, J.[Jezekiel],
Generic Object Detection using Model Based Segmentation,
CVPR99(II: 428-433).
IEEE DOI BibRef 9900
Earlier:
Model based segmentation and detection of affine transformed shapes in cluttered images,
ICIP98(III: 75-79).
IEEE DOI 9810
Finding generic objects (rectangles, dicrles, etc.) BibRef

Small, C.G.[Christopher G.], Le, H.[Huiling],
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PR(35), No. 7, July 2002, pp. 1597-1609.
WWW Link. 0204
See also Multidimensional scaling of simplex shapes. BibRef

Heo, G.[Giseon], Small, C.G.[Christopher G.],
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CVIU(102), No. 2, May 2006, pp. 188-203.
WWW Link. Survey, Segmentation. Tomography; Invariance 0605
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Metaxas, D.N.[Dimitris N.], Kakadiaris, I.A.[Ioannis A.],
Elastically Adaptive Deformable Models,
PAMI(24), No. 10, October 2002, pp. 1310-1321.
IEEE Abstract. 0210
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Earlier: ECCV96(II:550-559).
Springer DOI Adapt the parameters. BibRef

Tan, S.[Shan], Kakadiaris, I.A.[Ioannis A.],
Kernel active contour,
ICCV09(521-528).
IEEE DOI 0909
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Li, Z.L.[Zheng-Long], Liu, Q.S.[Qing-Shan], Lu, H.Q.[Han-Qing], Metaxas, D.N.[Dimitris N.],
Lennard-Jones force field for Geometric Active Contour,
ICPR08(1-4).
IEEE DOI 0812
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Huang, R.[Rui], Sang, N.[Nong], Pavlovic, V.[Vladimir], Metaxas, D.N.[Dimitris N.],
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IEEE DOI 1201
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Huang, R.[Rui], Pavlovic, V.[Vladimir], Metaxas, D.N.[Dimitris N.],
A new spatio-temporal MRF framework for video-based object segmentation,
MLMotion08(xx-yy). 0810
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A Hybrid Framework for Image Segmentation Using Probabilistic Integration of Heterogeneous Constraints,
CVBIA05(82-92).
Springer DOI 0601
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Earlier:
A graphical model framework for coupling MRFs and deformable models,
CVPR04(II: 739-746).
IEEE DOI 0408
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Bianchi, A.G.C.[Andrea G. Campos], dos Santos, M.F.[Marinilce F.], Britto, D.E.H.[Dânia E. Hamassaki], da Fontoura Costa, L.[Luciano],
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PRL(24), No. 7, April 2003, pp. 1005-1014.
Elsevier DOI 0301
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Wang, J.K.[Jian-Kang], Li, X.B.[Xiao-Bo],
Guiding Ziplock Snakes with a Priori Information,
IP(12), No. 2, February 2003, pp. 176-185.
IEEE DOI 0304
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IEEE DOI 0009
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Wang, S.[Song], Siskind, J.M.[Jeffrey Mark],
Image segmentation with ratio cut,
PAMI(25), No. 6, June 2003, pp. 675-690-4.
IEEE Abstract. 0306
Ratio of corresponding sums of two different weights of edges along th ecut moundary. BibRef

Wang, S.[Song], Siskind, J.M.[Jeffrey Mark],
Image Segmentation with Minimum Mean Cut,
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IEEE DOI 0106
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González Linares, J.M., Guil, N., Zapata, E.L.,
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PR(36), No. 11, November 2003, pp. 2543-2556.
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IEEE DOI 0008
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Brunet, N.[Nuria], Perez, F.[Francisco], de la Torre, F.[Fernando],
Learning good features for Active Shape Models,
Subspace09(206-211).
IEEE DOI 0910
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Gonzalez-Mora, J.[Jose], de la Torre, F.[Fernando], Guil, N.[Nicolas], Zapata, E.L.[Emilio L.],
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Elsevier DOI 1006
Structure-from-Motion; Incremental learning; Morphable Models; Active Appearance Models BibRef

Gonzalez-Mora, J.[Jose], de la Torre, F.[Fernando], Murthi, R.[Rajesh], Guil, N.[Nicolas], Zapata, E.L.[Emilio L.],
Bilinear Active Appearance Models,
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IEEE DOI 0710
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Gonzalez-Mora, J.[Jose], Guil, N.[Nicolas], Zapata, E.L.[Emilio L.], de la Torre, F.[Fernando],
Efficient image alignment using linear appearance models,
CVPR09(2230-2237).
IEEE DOI 0906
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Wang, X.[Xun], He, L.[Lei], Tang, Y.J.[Ying-Jie], Wee, W.G.,
A divide and conquer deformable contour method with a model based searching algorithm,
SMC-B(33), No. 5, October 2003, pp. 738-751.
IEEE Abstract. 0310
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Wang, X.[Xun], Wee, W.G.,
A new deformable contour method,
CIAP99(430-435).
IEEE DOI 9909
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He, L.[Lei], Wee, W.G.[William G.], Zheng, S.F.[Song-Feng], Wang, L.[Li],
A level set model without initial contour,
WACV09(1-6).
IEEE DOI 0912
BibRef

Wang, X.[Xun], He, L.[Lei], Wee, W.G.[William G.],
Deformable Contour Method: A Constrained Optimization Approach,
IJCV(59), No. 1, August 2004, pp. 87-108.
DOI Link 0404
BibRef
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Wang, X.[Xun], Gao, F.[Feng], Wee, W.G.,
Mean Field Annealing Deformable Contour Method: A Constrained Global Optimization Approach,
ICARCV06(1-8).
IEEE DOI 0612
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He, L.[Lei], Zheng, S.F.[Song-Feng], Wang, L.[Li],
Integrating local distribution information with level set for boundary extraction,
JVCIR(21), No. 4, May 2010, pp. 343-354.
Elsevier DOI 1006
Image segmentation; Implicit active contour; Gaussian mixture model; Hueckel edge operator; Zernike moments; Local distribution fitting; Level set without initial contour; Piecewise smooth image BibRef

Bischoff, S.[Stephan], Kobbelt, L.P.[Leif P.],
Parameterization-free active contour models with topology control,
VC(20), No. 4, June 2004, pp. 217-228.
Springer DOI 0406
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Xu, Q.[Qing], Yang, J.[Jie], Ding, S.Y.[Si-Yi],
Texture Segmentation using LBP embedded Region Competition,
ELCVIA(5), No. 1, 2005, pp. 41-47.
WWW Link. 0505
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Burghardt, D.[Dirk],
Controlled Line Smoothing by Snakes,
GeoInfo(9), No. 3, September 2005, pp. 237-252.
Springer DOI 0509
BibRef

Cheng, J., Foo, S.W.,
Dynamic Directional Gradient Vector Flow for Snakes,
IP(15), No. 6, June 2006, pp. 1563-1571.
IEEE DOI 0606
BibRef

Ning, J.F.[Ji-Feng], Wu, C.K.[Cheng-Ke], Liu, S.G.[Shi-Gang], Yang, S.Q.[Shu-Qin],
NGVF: An improved external force field for active contour model,
PRL(28), No. 1, 1 January 2007, pp. 58-63.
WWW Link. 0611
Active contour model; Gradient vector flow; GVF in the normal direction; Image interpolation BibRef

Ning, J.F.[Ji-Feng], Wu, C.K.[Cheng-Ke], Liu, S.G.[Shi-Gang], Wen, P.Z.[Pei-Zhi],
A New Active Contour Model: Curvature Gradient Vector Flow,
ACCV06(I:633-642).
Springer DOI 0601
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Li, H.[Hua], Yezzi, A.J.[Anthony J.],
Local or Global Minima: Flexible Dual-Front Active Contours,
PAMI(29), No. 1, January 2007, pp. 1-14.
IEEE DOI 0701
BibRef
Earlier: CVBIA05(356-366).
Springer DOI 0601
Adjust global-local by adjusting the size of the active region on the contour. BibRef

Shih, F.Y.[Frank Y.], Zhang, K.[Kai],
Locating object contours in complex background using improved snakes,
CVIU(105), No. 2, February 2007, pp. 93-98.
WWW Link. 0702
Snake; Active contour model; Image segmentation; Edge detection BibRef

Mio, W.[Washington], Srivastava, A.[Anuj], Joshi, S.H.[Shantanu H.],
On Shape of Plane Elastic Curves,
IJCV(73), No. 3, July 2007, pp. 307-324.
Springer DOI 0703
BibRef
Earlier: A1, A2 Only:
Elastic-string models for representation and analysis of planar shapes,
CVPR04(II: 10-15).
IEEE DOI 0408
BibRef

Joshi, S.H.[Shantanu H.], Srivastava, A.[Anuj],
Intrinsic Bayesian Active Contours for Extraction of Object Boundaries in Images,
IJCV(81), No. 3, March 2009, pp. xx-yy.
Springer DOI 0902
Incorporating prior information about high-probability shapes. See also Elastic Shape Models for Face Analysis Using Curvilinear Coordinates. BibRef

Gousenbourger, P.Y.[Pierre-Yves], Samir, C.[Chafik], Absil, P.A.[Pierre-Antoine],
Piecewise-Bezier C1 Interpolation on Riemannian Manifolds with Application to 2D Shape Morphing,
ICPR14(4086-4091)
IEEE DOI 1412
Acceleration BibRef

Samir, C.[Chafik], Kurtek, S., Strait, J., Joshi, S.H.[Shantanu H.],
A Statistical Framework for Elastic Shape Analysis of Spatio-Temporal Evolutions of Planar Closed Curves,
DIFF-CV16(972-980)
IEEE DOI 1612
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High Definition Feature Map for GVF Snake by Using Harris Function,
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Springer DOI 1012
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MVA(24), No. 1, January 2013, pp. 47-61.
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Gadermayr, M.[Michael], Maier, A.[Andreas], Uhl, A.[Andreas],
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MVA(24), No. 6, August 2013, pp. 1183-1196.
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Liu, G.Q.[Guo-Qi], Zhou, Z.H.[Zhi-Heng], Xie, S.L.[Sheng-Li], Wu, D.C.[Dong-Cheng],
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Pereyra, M., Batatia, H., McLaughlin, S.,
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Pereyra, M., McLaughlin, S.,
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Bayes methods, hidden Markov models, image denoising, image segmentation, least squares approximations, Bayesian estimation technique, Bayesian model, K-means problem, SVA Bayesian estimator, SVA analysis, adaptive spatial regularisation, convex total-variation denoising problem, fast unsupervised Bayesian image segmentation, fast unsupervised K-class image segmentation, hidden Potts-Markov random fields, inference procedure, integer-constrained terms, least-square clustering problem, marginalisation, parallel computing technique, real image, self-adjusting regularisation parameter, small-variance-asymptotic analysis, synthetic image, unknown regularisation parameter, Approximation algorithms, Bayes methods, Computational modeling, Hidden Markov models, Image segmentation, Inference algorithms, Optimization, Bayesian methods, Image segmentation, Potts Markov random field, convex optimisation, spatial, mixture, models BibRef

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Theoretical Analysis of Active Contours on Graphs,
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Zhang, Z.Z.[Zi-Zhao], Xing, F.Y.[Fu-Yong], Shi, X.S.[Xiao-Shuang], Yang, L.[Lin],
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Semi-supervised learning for contours BibRef

Pham, M.H.,
Detecting the optimal active contour in the computed tomography image by using entropy to choose coefficients in energy equation,
WSSIP15(41-44)
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computerised tomography BibRef

Lu, C., Liu, S., Jia, J., Tang, C.K.,
Contour Box: Rejecting Object Proposals without Explicit Closed Contours,
ICCV15(2021-2029)
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Aich, S.[Shubhra], Lee, Y.C.[Yong-Cheol], Lee, C.W.[Chil-Woo],
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Manno-Kovacs, A.[Andrea],
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ICIP14(4722-4726)
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Active contours BibRef

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Active contours BibRef

Ray, N.[Nilanjan], Acton, S.T.[Scott T.], Zhang, H.[Hong],
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Lee, T.[Tom], Fidler, S.[Sanja], Dickinson, S.J.[Sven J.],
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Song, Y.[Yang], Cai, W.D.[Wei-Dong], Huang, H.[Heng], Wang, Y.[Yue], Feng, D.D.[David Dagan],
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IEEE DOI 1207
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Walczak, S.[Stanislaw], Tomczyk, A.[Arkadiusz], Szczepaniak, P.S.[Piotr S.],
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Catanzaro, B.[Bryan], Su, B.Y.[Bor-Yiing], Sundaram, N.[Narayanan], Lee, Y.[Yunsup], Murphy, M.[Mark], Keutzer, K.[Kurt],
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Wang, Q.[Qing], Ronneberger, O.[Olaf], Schulze, E.[Ekkehard], Baumeister, R.[Ralf], Burkhardt, H.[Hans],
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Pei, Z.K.[Zhen-Kui], Zhao, Y.L.[Yan-Li], Liu, Z.[Zhen],
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Zhao, X.M.[Xiao-Ming],
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Zikic, D.[Darko], Hansen, M.S.[Michael Sass], Glocker, B.[Ben], Khamene, A.[Ali], Larsen, R.[Rasmus], Navab, N.[Nassir],
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Rexhepi, A.[Astrit], Mokhtarian, F.[Farzin],
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Rexhepi, A.[Astrit], Mokhtarian, F.[Farzin], Rosenfeld, A.,
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Ge, X.F.[Xing-Fei], Jie, T.[Tian],
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Radeva, P.I., Vitria, J.,
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IEEE DOI 0108
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Pardo, X.M., Radeva, P.I., Villanueva, J.J.,
Self-training statistic snake for image segmentation and tracking,
CIAP99(406-411).
IEEE DOI 9909
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Larsen, O.V.[Ole Vilhelm], Radeva, P.I.[Petia I.], Martí, E.[Enric],
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Larsen, O.V.[Ole V.], Radeva, P.I.[Petia I.], Martí, E.[Enric],
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CIAP95(37-42).
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Radeva, P.I.[Petia I.], Martí, E.[Enric],
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CAIP95(515-520).
Springer DOI 9509
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Radeva, P.I.[Petia I.], Serrat, J.[Joan], Marti, E.[Enric],
A Snake for Model-Based Segmentation,
ICCV95(816-821).
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Eom, K.,
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McCane, B.[Brendan],
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IEEE DOI 0009
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Galvin, B.[Ben], McCane, B.[Brendan], Novins, K.[Kevin],
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CVPR99(II: 294-299).
IEEE DOI BibRef 9900
And:
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Li, S., Lu, J.,
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IEEE DOI BibRef 9900

Liang, J., McInerney, T., Terzopoulos, D.,
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Mogensen, I.D.O., Nielsen, M.,
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de la Fuente, E., Trespaderne, F.M., Peran, J.R.,
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Asano, A.[Akira], Yamashita, T.[Tohru], Yokozeki, S.[Shunsuke],
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MacCormick, J.P., and Blake, A.,
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Dumitras, A., Jerbi, A.[Ali], Kossentini, F.[Faouzi], Liew, D.,
A Z-shaped nonlinear transform for image segmentation and classification in intelligent debris analysis,
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Yan, P.T., Ye, Q.Z., Ong, S.H., and Tan, S.C.,
Initializing Snakes: A Stepwise Expanding Flexible Balloon,
SCIA97(xx-yy)
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Raji, A.[Ahmed], Petit, E.[Eric], Lemoine, J.[Jacques], Djeziri, S.[Salim],
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Kimmel, R.,
Affine Differential Signatures for Gray Level Images of Planar Shapes,
ICPR96(I: 45-49).
IEEE DOI 9608
Denoising (Univ. of California, USA) BibRef

Grace, A.E., and Pycock, D.,
Multiresolution Active Contour Models in Textured Stereo Images,
BMVC96(Poster Session 2). 9608
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Sarigianidis, G.H., Pycock, D.,
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Cheung, K.W.[Kwok-Wai], Yeung, D.Y.[Dit-Yan], Chin, R.T.[Roland T.],
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IEEE DOI Snakes for Character Recognition. BibRef 9600

Rowe, S.M., Blake, A.,
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ECCV96(II:560-569).
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Earlier:
Statistical Background Modelling for Tracking with a Virtual Camera,
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Dana, K.J., and Wildes, R.P.,
A Dynamic Energy Image with Applications,
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Berger, M.O.[Marie-Odile],
Snake growing,
ECCV90(570-572).
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Berger, M.O., Mohr, R.,
Towards autonomy in active contour models,
ICPR90(I: 847-851).
IEEE DOI 9006
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Yang, J.Y., Hu, Q.,
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ICPR88(II: 894-896).
IEEE DOI BibRef 8800

Milios, E.E.,
Recovering Shape Deformation by an Extended Circular Image Representation,
ICCV88(20-29).
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Weiss, I.,
Curve Fitting with Optimized Mesh Point Placement,
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Rutovitz, D.,
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