EDContours: High-speed parameter-free contour detecton using EDPF

AKINLAR C., Topal C.

14th IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia, ISM 2012, Irvine, CA, United States Of America, 10 - 12 December 2012, pp.153-156 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Doi Number: 10.1109/ism.2012.37
  • City: Irvine, CA
  • Country: United States Of America
  • Page Numbers: pp.153-156
  • Keywords: Contour detection, Edge Drawing Parameter Free (EDPF), Scale-space analysis
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: Yes


We present a high-speed contour detector, which we name EDContours, that works by running our real-time parameter-free edge segment detector, Edge Drawing Parameter Free (EDPF), at different scale-space representations of an image. Combining the edge segments detected by EDPF at different scales, EDContours generates a soft contour map for a given image. EDContours works on gray-scale images, is parameter-free, runs very fast, and results in an F-measure score of 0.62 on the Berkeley Segmentation Dataset (BSDS300). © 2012 IEEE.