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A Threshold with Hysteresis

Vera, Sergio, Perez, Frederic, Lara, Laura, Gonzalez, Miguel
Alma IT Systems
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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this publication: http://hdl.handle.net/10380/3332
New: Prefer using the following doi: https://doi.org/10.54294/u9p515
Published in The Insight Journal - 2011 July-December.
Submitted by Sergio Vera on 2011-12-19 04:53:22.

Thresholding is perhaps one of the most basic techniques in image processing. The Insight Toolkit (ITK) includes several threshold filters ranging from simple ones to Otsu based thresholding. Deep into the implementation of the Canny edge detection filter, ITK includes an implementation of hysteresis thresholding, but unfortunately this method can not be used as a generic filter. This paper presents an implementation of the hysteresis thresholding filter that can be used as a standalone ITK filter.