• Curve segmentation using directional information, relation to pattern detection 

      Pichon, Eric; Tannenbaum, Allen R. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2005-09)
      We propose an extension of the conformal (or geodesic) active contour framework in which the conformal factor depends not only on the position of the curve but also on the direction of its tangent. We describe several ...