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Seeded Region Growing
June 1994 (vol. 16 no. 6)
pp. 641-647

We present here a new algorithm for segmentation of intensity images which is robust, rapid, and free of tuning parameters. The method, however, requires the input of a number of seeds, either individual pixels or regions, which will control the formation of regions into which the image will be segmented. In this correspondence, we present the algorithm, discuss briefly its properties, and suggest two ways in which it can be employed, namely, by using manual seed selection or by automated procedures.

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Index Terms:
image segmentation; seeded region growing; intensity image segmentation; seed selection
R. Adams, L. Bischof, "Seeded Region Growing," IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 641-647, June 1994, doi:10.1109/34.295913
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