# A threshold selection method from gray level histograms

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...According to this, we carry out initial estimation using a discriminant measurebased thresholding method proposed by Otsu [ 21 ]....

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...Since the accuracy of this segmentation is not critical, the foreground is determined using a simple threshold chosen automatically by analyzing the histogram of the volume [20]....

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...The Otsu method still remains one of the most re enced thresholding methods....

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...Mean square clustering is used in [46] while fuzzy clustering ideas have been applied in [30], [47]....

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...J. Z. Liu and W. Q. Li, ‘‘The automatic thresholding of gray-lev pictures via two-dimensional Otsu method,’’Acta Automatica Sin.19, 101–105~1993!. 51....

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...In a similar study, thresho ing based on isodata clustering is given in Velasco.48 Some limitations of the Otsu method are discussed in Lee a Park.49 Liu and Li50 generalized it to a 2-...

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...For example, Shape–Sezan and Cluster–Otsu, refer, respectively, to the shape-based thresholding method in ctronic Imaging / January 2004 / Vol. 13(1) e , f - - duced in a paper by Sezan and to the clustering-ba thresholding method first proposed by Otsu....

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...We addressed this challenge by adapting a signal processing algorithm used in computer vision termed Otsu’s method (Otsu, 1979)....

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...It is also noted that cr2 is based on the second-order statistics (class variances), while (T2 is based on the (4) first-order statistics (class means)....

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...The class means (4) and (5) serve as estimates of the mean levels of the classes in the original gray-level picture....

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...They are, for example, the valley sharpening technique [2], which restricts the histogram to the pixels with large absolute values of derivative (Laplacian or gradient), and the difference histogram method [3], which selects the threshold at the gray level with the maximal amount of difference....

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...For example, the histogram is approximated in the least square sense by a sum of Gaussian distributions, and statistical decision procedures are applied [4]....

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