Re: Lotfi's fuzzy edge challenge


Subject: Re: Lotfi's fuzzy edge challenge
From: Koczy Laszlo (koczy@david.ttt.bme.hu)
Date: Tue Apr 18 2000 - 07:21:29 MET DST


Hi all,

We had a paper with Joon-Hee Han and Tim Poston on fuzzy edge detection in
the Pattern Recognition Letters in 1994. The notions of fuzzy line and
fuzzy edge there could contribute to the discussion on fuzzy edges.

bnest,

Laszlo Koczy

On Sat, 15 Apr 2000, Jim Keller wrote:

> Hey all:
>
> I just wanted to follow up on Lotfi's challenge: "A Challenge: What is
> an Edge?" Lotfi talked to me about this problem, but I had to tell him
> that, while I thought about it in the past, I had found nothing that I
> could contribute to significantly answering this question. From a
> practical point of view, I would like to add a second challenge: "what
> does a amorphic definition of an edge give us?", i.e., what is the
> practical benefit of considering the three facets suggested by Lotfi? Does
> it give rise to better scene description language? Can we generate better
> face recognition systems?, etc. I personally doubt if it will produce
> better edge detection per se. In particular, just fuzzifying the output of
> standard (or novel) derivative approximators really doesn't help in itself.
> What additional information does this new understanding of what
> constitutes an edge bring to bear on a real image processing problem? I'm
> sure that there are advantages to be gained; I just don't know them.
>
> So, here's my pitch. You know that I am editor-in-chief of the IEEE Trans.
> Fuzzy Systems. I'd love to have serious and practical answers (approaches)
> to this question appear in TFS (that way, I certainly won't miss them as
> they develop). If you take up Lotfi's challenge, please consider
> submitting your work to TFS. Thanks
>
>
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>
> Best Regards,
>
> jim
>
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