ITKBinaryOpeningByReconstructionImage

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Group (Subgroup)

ITKImageProcessing (ITKImageProcessing)

Description

binary morphological closing of an image.

This filter removes small (i.e., smaller than the structuring element) objects in the image. It is defined as: Opening(f) = ReconstructionByDilatation(Erosion(f)).

The structuring element is assumed to be composed of binary values (zero or one). Only elements of the structuring element having values > 0 are candidates for affecting the center pixel.

\author Gaetan Lehmann. Biologie du Developpement et de la Reproduction, INRA de Jouy-en-Josas, France.

This implementation was taken from the Insight Journal paper: https://hdl.handle.net/1926/584 or http://www.insight-journal.org/browse/publication/176

\see MorphologyImageFilter , OpeningByReconstructionImageFilter , BinaryClosingByReconstructionImageFilter

Parameters

Name Type Description
ForegroundValue double Set the value in the image to consider as "foreground". Defaults to maximum value of PixelType.
BackgroundValue double Set the value in eroded part of the image. Defaults to zero
FullyConnected bool Set/Get whether the connected components are defined strictly by face connectivity or by face+edge+vertex connectivity. Default is FullyConnectedOff. For objects that are 1 pixel wide, use FullyConnectedOn.
KernelRadius FloatVec3_t N/A
KernelType int N/A

Required Geometry

Image

Required Objects

Kind Default Name Type Component Dimensions Description
Cell Attribute Array None N/A (1) Array containing input image

Created Objects

Kind Default Name Type Component Dimensions Description
Cell Attribute Array None (1) Array containing filtered image

References

[1] T.S. Yoo, M. J. Ackerman, W. E. Lorensen, W. Schroeder, V. Chalana, S. Aylward, D. Metaxas, R. Whitaker. Engineering and Algorithm Design for an Image Processing API: A Technical Report on ITK - The Insight Toolkit. In Proc. of Medicine Meets Virtual Reality, J. Westwood, ed., IOS Press Amsterdam pp 586-592 (2002). [2] H. Johnson, M. McCormick, L. Ibanez. The ITK Software Guide: Design and Functionality. Fourth Edition. Published by Kitware Inc. 2015 ISBN: 9781-930934-28-3 [3] H. Johnson, M. McCormick, L. Ibanez. The ITK Software Guide: Introduction and Development Guidelines. Fourth Edition. Published by Kitware Inc. 2015 ISBN: 9781-930934-27-6

Example Pipelines

Please see the description file distributed with this plugin.

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