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Plugin procedure in segmentation and application to hyperspectral image segmentation

Robin Girard

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In this work we give our contribution to the problem of segmentation with plug-in procedures. We propose general sufficient conditions under which plug in procedure are efficient. We also give an algorithm that satisfy these conditions. We apply this algorithm to hyperspectral images segmentation. Hyperspectral images are images that have both spatial and spectral coherence with thousands of spectral bands on each pixel. In the proposed procedure we combine a reduction dimension technique and a spatial regularization technique. This regularization is based on the mixlet modeling of Kolaczyck et al. [10].

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Electron. J. Statist., Volume 4 (2010), 655-676.

First available in Project Euclid: 2 August 2010

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Primary: 60K35: Interacting random processes; statistical mechanics type models; percolation theory [See also 82B43, 82C43]

Segmentation mixture model penalized maximum likelihood estimation dimensionality reduction


Girard, Robin. Plugin procedure in segmentation and application to hyperspectral image segmentation. Electron. J. Statist. 4 (2010), 655--676. doi:10.1214/10-EJS567. https://projecteuclid.org/euclid.ejs/1280758357

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