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Model based image segmentation

An overview of model-based approaches to image segmentation, presented by Professor Tony Pridmore

Pixel-based segmentation is driven purely the image data itself, but model-based segmentation uses some prior knowledge about the object of interest, such as its shape, size or colour.

This video looks in detail at one such model-based method, active contours also known as snakes.

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