SIMULTANEOUS FOREGROUND AND BACKGROUND SEGMENTATION WITH LEVEL SET FUNCTION

  • Lee, Suk-Ho (DEPT. MULTIMEDIA ENGINEERING, DONGSEO UNIVERSITY)
  • Received : 2009.07.16
  • Accepted : 2009.10.12
  • Published : 2009.12.25

Abstract

In this paper, a level set based energy functional is proposed, the minimization of which results in simultaneous reference background image modeling and foreground segmentation. Due to the mutual constraint of the two processes, a good estimate of the background can be obtained with a small number of frames, and due to the use of the level set, an Euler-Lagrange equation that directly solves the problem can be derived.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : Korea Research Foundation

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