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  • Editor: Michael Duncan
  • Vol. 12, Iss. 7 — Apr. 5, 2004
  • pp: 1271–1280

Clustering of Mueller matrix images for skeletonized structure detection

Christophe Collet, Jihad Zallat, and Yoshitate Takakura  »View Author Affiliations


Optics Express, Vol. 12, Issue 7, pp. 1271-1280 (2004)
http://dx.doi.org/10.1364/OPEX.12.001271


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Abstract

This paper extends and refines previous work on clustering of polarization-encoded images. The polarization-encoded images used in this work are considered as multidimensional parametric images where a clustering scheme based on Markovian Bayesian inference is applied. Hidden Markov Chains Model (HMCM) and Hidden Hierarchical Markovian Model (HHMM) show to handle effectively Mueller images and give very good results for biological tissues (vegetal leaves). Pretreatments attempting to reduce the image dimensionality based on the Principal Component Analysis (PCA) turns out to be useless for Mueller matrix images.

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OCIS Codes
(100.2960) Image processing : Image analysis
(100.5010) Image processing : Pattern recognition
(110.2960) Imaging systems : Image analysis
(120.5410) Instrumentation, measurement, and metrology : Polarimetry

ToC Category:
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History
Original Manuscript: February 11, 2004
Revised Manuscript: March 12, 2004
Published: April 5, 2004

Citation
Christophe Collet, Jihad Zallat, and Yoshitate Takakura, "Clustering of Mueller matrix images for skeletonized structure detection," Opt. Express 12, 1271-1280 (2004)
http://www.opticsinfobase.org/oe/abstract.cfm?URI=oe-12-7-1271


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