Classification of Textures based on Noise Resistant Fundamental Units of Complete Texton Matrix

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Y.Sowjanya Kumari 1,* V.Vijaya Kumar 2 Ch. Satyanarayana 3

1. JNT University Kakinada, India

2. Dept. of Computer Science, Rayalaseema University, Kurnool, India

3. CSE, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada, India

* Corresponding author.


Received: 15 Oct. 2017 / Revised: 1 Nov. 2017 / Accepted: 17 Nov. 2017 / Published: 8 Feb. 2018

Index Terms

Local binary pattern, textons, uniform local binary pattern, local features


One of the popular descriptor for texture classification is the local binary pattern (LBP). LBP and its variants derives local texture features effectively. This paper integrates the significant local features derived from uniform LBPs(ULBP) and threshold based conversion factor non-uniform (NULBP) with complete textons. This integrated approach represents the complete local structural features of the image.   The ULBPs are proposed to overcome the wide histograms of LBP. The ULBP contains fundamental aspects of local features.  The LBP is more prone to noise and this may transform ULBP into NULBP and this degrades the overall classification rate. To addresses this, this paper initially transforms back, the ULBPs that are converted in to NULBPs due to noise using a threshold based conversion factor and derives noise resistant fundamental texture (NRFT) image. In the literature texton co-occurrence matrix(TCM) and multi texton histogram (MTH) are derived on a 2x2 window. The main disadvantage of the above texton groups is they fail in representing complete textons. In this paper we have integrated our earlier approach “complete texton matrix (CTM)” [16] on NRFT images. This paper computes the gray level co-occurrence matrix (GLCM) features on the proposed NRFCTM (noise resistant fundamental complete texton matrix) and the features are given to machine learning classifiers for a precise classification. The proposed method is tested on the popular databases of texture classification and classification results are compared with existing methods.

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Y.Sowjanya Kumari, V. Vijaya Kumar, Ch. Satyanarayana," Classification of Textures based on Noise Resistant Fundamental Units of Complete Texton Matrix", International Journal of Image, Graphics and Signal Processing(IJIGSP), Vol.10, No.2, pp. 43-51, 2018. DOI: 10.5815/ijigsp.2018.02.05


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