The Return of Segmentation

Posted: July 11, 2012 at 5:20 pm

I have not posted in some time because I have been concentrating on my PhD proposal, which needs to be complete by August 13th. In order to generate some images and a prototype system for the proposal I’ve rethought the architecture to some degree (partially discussed in the previous post, details forthcoming) and am now attempting to implement some of those ideas.

The first key is to use background subtraction to generate a background and foreground image. The idea is to segment the background image and use those masks to extract portions of the live image. As background subtraction is a well known method, it should be feasible and robust. (more…)