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@InProceedings{RuedaUdupBai:2007:ApLoLa,
               author = "Rueda, Sylvia and Udupa, Jayaram K. and Bai, Li",
          affiliation = "School of Computer Science, University of Nottingham, Nottingham 
                         and Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania, 
                         Philadelphia and School of Computer Science, University of 
                         Nottingham, Nottingham",
                title = "Local scale for boundary shape description: application in 
                         locating landmarks automatically",
            booktitle = "Proceedings...",
                 year = "2007",
               editor = "Falc{\~a}o, Alexandre Xavier and Lopes, H{\'e}lio C{\^o}rtes 
                         Vieira",
         organization = "Brazilian Symposium on Computer Graphics and Image Processing, 20. 
                         (SIBGRAPI)",
            publisher = "IEEE Computer Society",
              address = "Los Alamitos",
             keywords = "shape description, curvature, scale, boundary shape, digital 
                         boundary.",
             abstract = "A good shape descriptor is necessary for automatically identifying 
                         landmarks on boundaries. Our method of boundary shape description 
                         is based on the notion of c-scale, which is a new local scale 
                         concept, defined at each boundary element. From this 
                         representation we can extract special points of interest such as 
                         convex and concave corners, straight lines, circular segments, and 
                         inflection points. The results show that this method gives a 
                         complete description of shape and allows the automatic positioning 
                         of mathematical landmarks, which agree with our intuitive ideas of 
                         where landmarks may be defined. This method is applicable to 
                         spaces of any dimensionality, although we have focused in this 
                         paper on 2D shapes.",
  conference-location = "Belo Horizonte",
      conference-year = "Oct. 7-10, 2007",
             language = "en",
           targetfile = "rueda-LocalScaleBoundaryShapeDescription.pdf",
        urlaccessdate = "2020, Oct. 26"
}


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