IMAGE BINARISATION USING THE EXTENDED KALMAN FILTER

Alexandra Bartolo, Tracey Cassar, Kenneth P. Camilleri, Simon G. Fabri, Jonathan C. Borg

Abstract

Form design is frequently carried out through paper sketches of the designer’s mental model of an object. To improve the time it takes from solution concept to production it would therefore be beneficial if paper-based sketches can be automatically interpreted for importation into three-dimensional geometric computer aided design (CAD) systems. This however requires image pre-processing before initiating the automated interpretation of the drawing. This paper proposes a novel application of the Extended Kalman Filter to guide the binarisation process, thus achieving suitable and automatic classification between image foreground and background.

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in Harvard Style

Bartolo A., Cassar T., P. Camilleri K., G. Fabri S. and C. Borg J. (2005). IMAGE BINARISATION USING THE EXTENDED KALMAN FILTER . In Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO, ISBN 972-8865-30-9, pages 160-167. DOI: 10.5220/0001182101600167


in Bibtex Style

@conference{icinco05,
author={Alexandra Bartolo and Tracey Cassar and Kenneth P. Camilleri and Simon G. Fabri and Jonathan C. Borg},
title={IMAGE BINARISATION USING THE EXTENDED KALMAN FILTER},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,},
year={2005},
pages={160-167},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0001182101600167},
isbn={972-8865-30-9},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics - Volume 2: ICINCO,
TI - IMAGE BINARISATION USING THE EXTENDED KALMAN FILTER
SN - 972-8865-30-9
AU - Bartolo A.
AU - Cassar T.
AU - P. Camilleri K.
AU - G. Fabri S.
AU - C. Borg J.
PY - 2005
SP - 160
EP - 167
DO - 10.5220/0001182101600167