Steve on Image Processing

Concepts, algorithms & MATLAB

Connected component labeling – Part 6 25

Posted by Steve Eddins,

In this part of the connected component labeling series, I'll finally get to one of the algorithms actually used in the Image Processing Toolbox. It's based on a technique called union-find, as described in Sedgewick's Algorithms in C, Addison-Wesley, 1998, pp.... read more >>

How do you spell “l”? 5

Posted by Steve Eddins,

Early in my graduate school days, I once spent a couple of days poring over code listings trying to find the cause of a mysterious bug. Eventually I discovered that the code had a "1" somewhere it should have had an "l". (Or maybe it was the other way... read more >>

Upslope area – Flow examples

Posted by Steve Eddins,

In Part 2 of the upslope area series, I showed an M-file, pixelFlow, that could calculate a pixel's flow direction and magnitude according to the D-infinity method of Tarboton. ... read more >>