# Partitions d ’ Energie et Segmentation d ’ Images Energy Partitions and Image Segmentation

@inproceedings{Arbelez2003PartitionsD, title={Partitions d ’ Energie et Segmentation d ’ Images Energy Partitions and Image Segmentation}, author={Pablo Arbel{\'a}ez and L. Cohen}, year={2003} }

We present a method for low-level image segmentation. The problem is formulated in terms of the partition induced by a set of sources and a determined energy. We study two types of energies that process the image at different levels of analysis. The first class is based on the theory of minimal paths and produces a présegmentation of the image. In the second part, where the energy is defined through a region merging process, the simplified image is used to create hierarchies of partitions.

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