Patent Number: 6,307,964

Title: Method for ordering image spaces to represent object shapes

Abstract: A method represents a shape of an object in an image. Portions of the imageinterior to a boundary of the object are ordered. A medial axis for theordered portions of the image is derived. The medial axis is segmented toproduce an ordered tree. The ordered tree is transformed to a partialordered tree to represent the shape of the object.

Inventors: Lin; I-Jong (Princeton, NJ), Vetro; Anthony (Staten Island, NY), Sun; Huifang (Cranbury, NJ), Kung; Sun-Yuan (Princeton, NJ)

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Expiration Date: 10/23/2013