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Handbook of Image and Video Processing, 2nd Edition by Alan C. Bovik

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2.2

Basic Binary Image Processing

Alan C. Bovik,     The University of Texas at Austin

1 Introduction

2 Image Thresholding

3 Region Labeling

• Region Labeling Algorithm

• Region Counting Algorithm

• Minor Region Removal Algorithm

4 Binary Image Morphology

• Logical Operations

• Windows

• Morphologic Filters

• Morphologic Boundary Detection

5 Binary Image Representation and Compression

• Run-Length Coding

• Chain Coding

Acknowledgment

1 Introduction

In this second chapter on basic methods, we explain and demonstrate fundamental tools for the processing of binary digital images. Binary image processing is of special interest, since an image in binary format can be processed using very fast logical (Boolean) operators. Often, a binary ...

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