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|Title:||Subband effect of the wavelet fuzzy C-means features in texture classification||Authors:||Dagher, Issam
|Affiliations:||Department of Computer Engineering||Keywords:||Texture classification
|Issue Date:||2012||Part of:||Journal of image and vision computing||Volume:||30||Issue:||11||Start page:||896||End page:||905||Abstract:||
The wavelet transform is an important analysis used in the field of texture classification. It decomposes an image into subbands. Some of the subbands contain more significant coefficients than others. Based on this property, we propose a texture analysis and classification approach using a combination of the fuzzy C-means clustering method (FCM) and the wavelet transform. By taking the energy coefficients of two pairs of frequency channels resulting from 2D wavelet transform, and grouping the data into a specific number of clusters, we were able to build a feature list for each texture. The feature list is obtained by applying the FCM on each frequency channel pair. The centers obtained are used as the features for every combination of frequency channel pair; the partition matrix generated from the FCM is used as a method for determining the k-nearest neighbors of an unknown texture. The subband effect of the wavelet FCM features is studied by varying the number of decomposition levels of the wavelet tree. Optimal number of features was obtained by varying the number of clusters and the k-nearest neighbors of the FCM. Experiments show that this method outperformed other methods (linear regression model, Gabor transform). Highlights ► Texture classification is performed using FCM (fuzzy C-means algorithm) based on wavelet transform with optimized number of features. ► The subband effect of the wavelet FCM features are studied by varying the number of decomposition levels of the wavelet tree. ► Optimal number of features was obtained by varying the number of clusters and the k-nearest neighbors of the FCM. ► Experiments show that this method outperformed other methods (linear regression model, Gabor transform).
|URI:||https://scholarhub.balamand.edu.lb/handle/uob/2594||DOI:||10.1016/j.imavis.2012.07.007||Ezproxy URL:||Link to full text||Type:||Journal Article|
|Appears in Collections:||Department of Computer Engineering|
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