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converting boundary to mask

Asked by Ibrahim Thorig on 7 Mar 2014
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on 13 Mar 2014
lets assume that this is the code i used to identify the boundary. I want display the selected boundary in new window else convert this to mask. is it possible.. some one please help me
I = imread('F:\project_matlab\dataset\002.jpg');
BW = im2bw(I, graythresh(I));
[B,L] = bwboundaries(BW,'noholes');
imshow(label2rgb(L, @jet, [.5 .5 .5]))
hold on
for k = 1:length(B)
boundary = B{k};
plot(boundary(:,2), boundary(:,1), 'w', 'LineWidth', 2)
end

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Answer by Dishant Arora on 7 Mar 2014
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b=bwboundaries(BW); % BW being your binary image
mask=false(size(BW));
for i = 1:length(b)
for j = 1:length(b{i})
ind = b{i}(j,:);
mask(ind(1),ind(2))=1;
end
end
figure
imshow(mask)

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dear; actually i want extract image from this image.
BW = imfill(BW , 'holes') % will give you desired mask
Image Analyst
on 13 Mar 2014
No need to get boundaries on that image. Simply threshold. The it depends on what you mean by "extract". What does that mean to you? To you mean crop? Do you want the white bar along the bottom of the image also to be included? What about the white torn edge? It can go from simple to complex depending on exactly what you want to do and what kind of images the algorithm can be expected to encounter.

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