Objectives: recall concepts of digital topology and introduce some basic Mathematical Morphology operators.
Recall some fundamental notion on Digital Topology.
Introduce the operations of intersection, union, negation, subtraction and symmetrical difference.
Introduce dilation and erosion, the most fundamental operators of Mathematical morphology.
Show how to extract edges through residuos of dilations and erosions.
Present the distance transforme operator and show how to perform erosions and dilations from it.
Introduce the opening and closing operators, the simplest filters built through erosions and dilations. Show how to extract geometric structures through residuos of openings and closings.
Introduce the conditional dilation operator, a fundamental tool to perform connected filters.
Objectives: present the hit-miss operator and show how to build morphological operators by recursion of basic ones. Introduce the notion of skeleton and watershed.
Introducing the opening and closing by reconstructions, the most important connected morphological filters. Present the notion of granulometry. Show how to get geometrical structure from residuos of openings and closing by reconstructions.
Application of the opening by reconstruction operator for the closing of holes.
Applications of opening by reconstruction operator for the extraction of objects that touch the image frame.
Application of closing by reconstruction operator for the filtering of noisy images.
Show how perform the template matching of geometrical structures through the hit-miss operator.
Show how to eliminate characteristic geometrical structures identified through the hit-miss operator.
Introduce the watershed operator, a fundamental tool for image segmentation.
Objective: Apply the concepts and operators presented in the previous classes to solve complex real problems.
Extraction of worms of filiarioses from optical microscopic images.