An active contour model for texture image segmentation using Rényi divergence measure

    Sidi Yassine Idrissi   Affiliation


This paper proposes an efficient method for active unsupervised texture segmentation. A new descriptor for texture features extractions based on Gaussian and mean curvature is constructed. Then the optimization of a functional who uses the R´enyi divergence measure and our descriptor is proposed in order to design an active contour model for texture segmentation. To get a global solution and efficient, fast algorithm, the optimization problem is redefined. The algorithm associated with this last optimization problem avoids local minimums and the run-time consuming compared to the level-set representation of our active contour model. In order to illustrate the performance of the technique, some results are presented showing the effectiveness and robustness of our approach.

Keyword : level set theory, texture segmentation, global minimization, differential geometry, Rényi divergence measure, shape optimization, partial differential equations

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Idrissi, S. Y. (2022). An active contour model for texture image segmentation using Rényi divergence measure. Mathematical Modelling and Analysis, 27(3), 429–451.
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