Skeletonization: Theory, Methods And Applications by Punam K SahaSkeletonization: Theory, Methods And Applications by Punam K Saha

Skeletonization: Theory, Methods And Applications

byPunam K SahaEditorGunilla Borgefors, Gabriella Sanniti di Baja

Paperback | June 1, 2017

Pricing and Purchase Info


Earn 933 plum® points

Prices and offers may vary in store

Out of stock online

Not available in stores


Skeletonization: Theory, Methods and Applicationsis a comprehensive reference on skeletonization, written by the world's leading researchers in the field. The book presents theory, methods, algorithms and their evaluation, together with applications. Skeletonization is used in many image processing and computer vision applications such as shape recognition and analysis, shape decomposition and character recognition, as well as medical imaging for pulmonary, cardiac, mammographic applications.

Part I includes theories and methods unique to skeletonization. Part II includes novel applications including skeleton-based characterization of human trabecular bone micro-architecture, image registration and correspondence establishment in anatomical structures, skeleton-based fast, fully automated generation of vessel tree structure for clinical evaluation of blood vessel systems.

  • Offers a complete picture of skeletonization and its application to image processing, computer vision, pattern recognition and biomedical engineering
  • Provides an in-depth presentation on various topics of skeletonization, including principles, theory, methods, algorithms, evaluation and real-life applications
  • Discusses distance-analysis, geometry, topology, scale and symmetry-analysis in the context of object understanding and analysis using medial axis and skeletonization
Punam Kumar Saha received his Ph.D. degree in 1997 from the Indian Statistical Institute, where he served as a faculty member during 1993-97. In 1997, he joined the University of Pennsylvania as a postdoctoral fellow, where he served as a Research Assistant Professor during 2001-06, and moved to the University of Iowa in 2006, where is...
Title:Skeletonization: Theory, Methods And ApplicationsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:412 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:June 1, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0081012918

ISBN - 13:9780081012918

Look for similar items by category:


Table of Contents

1. Skeletonization and its Applications- a Review 2. Multiscale 2D medial axes and 3D surface skeletons by the image foresting transform 3. Fuzzy Skeleton and Skeleton by Influence Zones: A Review 4. Unified Part-Patch Segmentation of Mesh Shapes using Surface Skeletons 5. Improving the Visual Aspect of the Skeleton and Simplifying its Structure 6. Curve Skeletonization using Minimum-Cost Path 7. Parallel skeletonization algorithms in the cubic grid based on critical kernels 8. Critical Kernels, Minimal Non-Simple Sets, and Hereditarily Simple Sets in Binary Images on n-Dimensional Polytopal Complexes 9. Characterization of Trabecular Bone Plate-Rod Micro-Architecture using Skeletonization and Digital Topologic and Geometric Analysis 10. Image Registration and Correspondence Establishment in Anatomical Structures based on Skeletonization 11. Skeletonization: Theory, Methods, and Applications 12. Skeletonization in Natural Images and Its Application to Object Recognition