Communications in Mathematical Sciences

Volume 1 (2003)

Number 4

Level Set Methods and Their Applications in Image Science

Pages: 1 – 20

(Review Article)

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4310/CMS.2003.v1.n4.a1

Authors

Stanley Osher

Richard Tsai

Abstract

In this article, we discuss the question "What Level Set Methods can do for image science". We examine the scope of these techniques in image science, in particular in image segmentation, and introduce some relevant level set techinquies that are potnetially useful for this class of applications. We will show that image science demands multi-disciplinary knowledge and flexible but still robust methods. That is why the Level Set Method has become a thriving technique in this field.

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