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Pattern Recognition, International Conference on (2000)
Barcelona, Spain
Sept. 3, 2000 to Sept. 8, 2000
ISBN: 0-7695-0750-6
pp: 1202
Giuseppe Boccignone , Universit? di Salerno and INFM
Mario Ferraro , Universit? di Torino and INFM
Terry Caelli , University of Alberta
ABSTRACT
In this note, we generalize to color images a method to calculate the local information content in an image. The method is based on the theory of thermodynamics of irreversible transformations and relies on fine-to-coarse transformations, such as diffusion processes. To this end, we discuss an extension to multi-valued images of isotropic diffusion, where cross-interactions between the different color channels are allowed. Results achieved in simulation are presented and discussed.
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T. Caelli, G. Boccignone and M. Ferraro, "Entropy Production in Color Images," Pattern Recognition, International Conference on(ICPR), Barcelona, Spain, 2000, pp. 1202.
doi:10.1109/ICPR.2000.905303
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