This paper describes a method of detecting thin curvilinear features in an image based on a detailed analysis of the local gray level patterns at each pixel. This allows operations such as thinning and gap filling to be based on more accurate information.
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The support of the Defense Mapping Agency under Contract DMA 85 C 0007 is gratefully acknowledged, as is the help of Sandy German in preparing this paper.
- curve detection
- line detection
- pixel labeling